The good news is that last month's July housing starts were actually better than previously reported. The bad news is that August housing starts dropped 14.4%.
The way the lumber industry sees it, everyone knows a 2x4 is actually a bit smaller than two inches by four inches. But the way California sees it, failure to provide the actual accurate dimensions might cost you.
HCN has selected Meek’s Lumber as the 2014 Pro Dealer of the Year. With Western and Midwestern divisions based in Sacramento, California, and Springfield, Missouri, Meek’s is a growth-oriented family business that serves builders and homeowners in California, Nevada, Missouri and Arkansas.
Existing-home sales followed a similar trajectory to housing starts in August, dipping down slightly from their recent peak in July.
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(Part 3 of a Digital Series)
The 2014 HCN Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboard picked up where the 2013 list left off — on the upswing — with only a sliver of sales declines reported across the board, and a swelling segment of double-digit gainers.