Market Update: October 16, 2012

Positive Housing Numbers There is a lot of positive news in the housing sector lately. Single-family mortgage originations have increased in the last three quarters. Mortgage defaults are down to almost the level they were in 2004. In 2011, residential investment was only 2.5% of the total U.S. GDP; from 1980 to 1999, it averaged Read More >>

Market Update: October 2, 2012

Lumber and OSB Prices Starting to Level Over the last few weeks the lumber market has started to show some stabilization in pricing. The futures market, which can be an indicator of what the market could do in the  next year, has shown signs of a flatter price through next May. This does not necessarily Read More >>