Building Materials

What’s Behind the Softwood Lumber Price Spike?

Import tariffs and mills trying to play catch-up with demand has sent lumber prices soaring

Market Data + Trends

NAHB: Small Metro Suburbs Are Only Region Seeing Quarterly Gains

Like many buyers who choose to flee compact urban areas, residential home builders are shifting toward the suburbs.


NAHB New Chair to Tackle Regulation and Promote Trades

Chuck Fowke named NAHB's new chair; a look at new single-family home inventory


Reasons for Economic Recovery, and How Builders Can Plan for It

More than two months into an economic downturn that rivals the worst of the Great Recession, Robert Dietz and his team are working to help builders make sense of COVID-19's impact on the housing industry


NAHB Finds Home Building Could Spark Economic Recovery

Want to restart an economy? Build homes.

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