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New Home Sales Continue to Weaken

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October fell 5.6%. However, the pace of sales was up compared to a year ago.

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Framing Lumber Prices

Fluctuations in the costs of building materials, particularly those of framing lumber, contribute significantly to home prices and housing affordability levels.

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