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The Labor Department’s construction materials composite price index declined by 0.2% between August and September.
The total number of residential permits issued nationwide during the first three-quarters of this year was 4.1% less than in January-September of 1999.
Only three of 1999’s top ten areas (in terms of sheer volume of new residential construction) have been able to build upon their impressive year-ago totals through the first three-quarters of this...
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n late July, the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what many remodelers had already suspected—that the remodeling market is much larger than previous statistical research suggested.
In a startling revision to previously-published figures, the Commerce Department in late July released estimates showing that home improvement and repair rose between 1998 and 1999, after...
July 2000 total housing starts were at a seasonally-adjusted annualized level of 1.512 million units, down 3.3% from the June total and 11.3% lower than during July of 1999.
This month in our review of Web sites, we turn our attention to three significant sites: one covers the residential markets (the Meyers Group) and two cover the nonresidential side of things.
Although the Federal Reserve Board has tried to slow the fastcharging U.S. economy by raising short-term interest rates by almost two percentage points over the past year, there's been little...
Long gone have been the days of Ward, June, Wally and the Beav as the typical model of the all-American family.
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) fell 4.1% in June from its record-high set the month before.
The total number of residential permits issued nationwide during the first five months of this year was 2.2% less than in January-May of 1999.
The Labor Department''s construction materials composite price index,/b> declined by 0.3% between April and May, erasing all of the gain recorded the month before.
May 2000 total housing starts were at a seasonally-adjusted annualized level of 1.592 million units, down 3.9% from the April total and 3.5% lower than during May of 1999.