Canadian wildfires could send lumber prices rising again

Wildfires raging in Western Canada could send lumber prices sky high again in a move that would snuff out home buyer’s hopes of some price relief. Lumber prices had been cooling in recent weeks leading to hopes that new home prices would come down. The costs of remodeling projects were also set to benefit. But

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Higher building material costs could push new home prices up

New home sales fell slightly at the end of 2020 due to higher prices offsetting the strong demand from buyers that was seen throughout the year, according to data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Although sales of new homes grew 1.6% in December, we saw much

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