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Lumber prices splinter amid rising interest rates

One of the most volatile commodity markets of the pandemic is sounding a similar note to yesteryear. Lumber prices...

Lumber prices splinter amid rising interest rates
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Lumber prices hit 2022 low

If prices fall in the forest, do they even make a sound? A dip for lumber might sound triumphant to weary homebuilders. The price of lumber dropped to $829 per thousand board feet on...

Lumber prices hit 2022 low
The invaluable homebuilding material has been subject to massive market volatility throughout the pandemic (Unsplash / Cristina Gottardi)
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Lumber prices back on the rise

The roller coaster ride that is lumber is still going strong. In the past month, the price of lumber futures has soared nearly 40 percent to $672.50 per thousand board feet, near a pre-pandemic...

Lumber prices back on the rise
For the first time this year, homebuilders received a respite from rising materials costs, driven by a drop in softwood lumber. (iStock)
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Homebuilders finally get a break on material costs

For the first time this year, homebuilders received a respite from rising materials costs. The producer price index dropped...

Homebuilders finally get a break on material costs
The lumber roller coaster ride continues, with nearly half of manufacturers and dealers now claiming excess inventory after shortage earlier this year. (iStock)
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Lumber now piling up for manufacturers

Call it a woodpile up. Lumber dealers are seeing inventory stack up just months after a shortage sent prices skyrocketing. A survey from John Burns Real Estate Consulting revealed that 49 percent of lumber...

Lumber now piling up for manufacturers

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