Wood Markets News

Construction Sector Job Openings Increased in December

A closer look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Opening and Turnover Survey report for December, with a focus on the construction sector and additional analysis provided by the National Association of Home Builders, reveals that the construction job openings rate increased by 5% month-over-month.

Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Lower

Freddie Mac has released its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® for the week ending February 2, 2023. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.09%, down from last week when it averaged 6.13%. A year ago at this time, the 30-year rate averaged 3.55%.