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U.S. Kitchen and Bath Sales Grow Higher in June

U.S. kitchen and bath cabinet sales in June were 14.0% higher than the comparable month in 2020 and grew 6.1% from May, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business member survey. Semi-custom sales increased 18.7% from last year and improved 6.2% from May. Custom cabinetry sales were up 23.4% over

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June RV Shipments Continue to Break Records

The RV Industry Association’s monthly survey of U.S. manufacturers reported that shipments reached a record high for June at 50,706 units, rising 25.3% over the comparable month in 2020 and 7% higher than the previous record in 2017. Second quarter shipments were also the highest on record for any quarter. The year-to-date total was 300,267

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U.S. Housing Starts Increase in June

U.S. housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million, rising 6.3% above the revised May estimate and 29.1% higher than the comparable month in 2020. Single-family housing starts increased 6.3% from May to 1.16 million. U.S. building permits in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.60

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July U.S. Builder Confidence Dips

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in July fell 1 point from June to 80, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions dropped 1 point to 86 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months rose 2 points

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U.S. Kitchen and Bath Sales Grow Higher in June

U.S. kitchen and bath cabinet sales in June were 14.0% higher than the comparable month in 2020 and grew 6.1% from May, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business member survey. Semi-custom sales increased 18.7% from last year and improved 6.2% from May. Custom cabinetry sales were up 23.4% over

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June RV Shipments Continue to Break Records

The RV Industry Association’s monthly survey of U.S. manufacturers reported that shipments reached a record high for June at 50,706 units, rising 25.3% over the comparable month in 2020 and 7% higher than the previous record in 2017. Second quarter shipments were also the highest on record for any quarter. The year-to-date total was 300,267

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U.S. Housing Starts Increase in June

U.S. housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million, rising 6.3% above the revised May estimate and 29.1% higher than the comparable month in 2020. Single-family housing starts increased 6.3% from May to 1.16 million. U.S. building permits in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.60

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July U.S. Builder Confidence Dips

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in July fell 1 point from June to 80, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions dropped 1 point to 86 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months rose 2 points

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