Industry News

A look at the inflection point in a housing market that's kept an economic pulse, where rent dynamics have run to the point where buying may make sense as opposed to renting.

Crow's Market Recap -- A condensed recap of the market conditions for the major North American softwood lumber and panel products as reported in Crow's Weekly Market Report (Oct 14).

NAHB issued a statement regarding the Senate action to reinstate higher loan limits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration.

Republican presidential candidates let a great opportunity slip away during Tuesday night's presidential debate to explain how they would address the nation's housing problems.

Nationwide housing starts rose 15 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 658,000 units in September.

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose four points to 18 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for October.

Responding to the Commerce Department's September housing starts data -- up 15% from August -- the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said tight lending conditions continue to depress the market.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. announced the company is closing 20 underperforming stores in 15 states

ProBuild, America's biggest full-service pro LBM company, said today it plans by mid-November to close 12 of its locations, 10 of which haven't been reported previously.