According to the NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index, builders confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market fell 30 to a reading of 38, in the first quarter of 2020.
The NAHB latest Housing Trends Report reveals that in the first quarter of 2020, 25% of prospective home buyers indicated that they are expecting their house search will be getting easier in the months ahead.
Freddie Mac has released its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) for the week ending April 30th, 2020.
The U.S. Department of Labor is reporting that an additional 3.839 million Americans made their initial filing for unemployment benefits during the week ending on Saturday April 25th.
Many dealers are reporting that their sales in April have met or exceeded their initial expectations.
The annual FEA-Canada Billion Board Foot Club of top global lumber companies, highlights producers that have reached the one billion board feet level (nominal count) of annual lumber production.
In response to operational adjustments due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Commerce has announced new deadlines for all antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) administrative reviews.
Oregon’s timber industry, along with the rural business community is urging state lawmakers and Gov Kate Brown to temporarily suspend the recently approved new Corporate Activity Tax for 6-months to help business hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), is reporting that the U.S. economy declined in the first quarter of 2020, due to the impact of the COVID-29 virus pandemic.
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has reported Pending Homes Sales Index (PHSI) fell -20.8% to a reading of 88.2 in March.