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Spring Meeting Registration Now Open

Registration for CPA’s 2022 Spring Meeting, May 1-3 (departure on the 4th), at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, CA is now available.  The meeting begins on Sunday with the annual golf tournament at 8am followed by the Welcome Reception at 6pm. The meeting concludes Tuesday evening with the Chairman’s Dinner following a full day’s

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U.S. Housing Starts Down in January

U.S. housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million, decreasing 4.1% from the December 2021 estimate but 0.8% higher than the comparable month last year. Single-family housing starts fell 5.6% from December to 1.12 million. U.S. building permits in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.90

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Builder Confidence Down in February

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in February decreased one point from January to 82, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions grew one point to 90 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months dropped two points

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Canadian Manufacturing Increases in December

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in December 2021 were $3.82 billion (CAD), up 3.7% from November and stayed equal to the comparable month in 2020. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.25 billion, rising 3.6% from November and were 20.1% higher than December 2020. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries increased 0.7% from

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Canadian Housing Starts Trend Lower in January

The monthly standalone seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of Canadian housing starts in January was 230,754 units, down 3% from December 2021. The SAAR of urban starts fell 5% from December to 204,428. Multiple urban starts dropped 9% to 144,332 and single-family levels rose 7% in January to 60,096. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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Spring Meeting Registration Now Open

Registration for CPA’s 2022 Spring Meeting, May 1-3 (departure on the 4th), at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, CA is now available.  The meeting begins on Sunday with the annual golf tournament at 8am followed by the Welcome Reception at 6pm. The meeting concludes Tuesday evening with the Chairman’s Dinner following a full day’s

Read More »

U.S. Housing Starts Down in January

U.S. housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million, decreasing 4.1% from the December 2021 estimate but 0.8% higher than the comparable month last year. Single-family housing starts fell 5.6% from December to 1.12 million. U.S. building permits in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.90

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Builder Confidence Down in February

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in February decreased one point from January to 82, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions grew one point to 90 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months dropped two points

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Canadian Manufacturing Increases in December

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in December 2021 were $3.82 billion (CAD), up 3.7% from November and stayed equal to the comparable month in 2020. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.25 billion, rising 3.6% from November and were 20.1% higher than December 2020. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries increased 0.7% from

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Canadian Housing Starts Trend Lower in January

The monthly standalone seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of Canadian housing starts in January was 230,754 units, down 3% from December 2021. The SAAR of urban starts fell 5% from December to 204,428. Multiple urban starts dropped 9% to 144,332 and single-family levels rose 7% in January to 60,096. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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