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U.S. Housing Starts Down in September

U.S. housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.56 million, decreasing 1.6% from the revised August estimate but 7.4% higher than the comparable month in 2020. Single-family housing starts were nearly even with August at 1.08 million. U.S. building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of

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U.S. Builder Confidence Improves in October

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in October increased four points from September to 80, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions grew five points to 87 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months rose three points

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Benjamin Moore Announces 2022 Color of the Year

The 2022 choice for the Benjamin Moore “Color of the Year” is October Mist, a gray green that is said to anchor a space while encouraging freedom of expression through color. Other major paint manufacturers, Behr, PPG and Sherwin Williams, also previously announced gray-green shades as colors of the year for 2022. See Benjamin Moore

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CPA’s First Virtual Fall Meeting General Session October 19

In lieu of an in-person Fall Meeting, CPA will host a series of virtual General Sessions and committee meetings exclusively for members beginning in mid-October.  The first virtual General Session will be a peer-led panel titled “Navigating Business Beyond a Pandemic from the CPA Member Perspective” to be held on October 19 at 3pm ET.

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Remodeling Industry Confidence Up from Q3 2020

U.S. remodeling confidence in the third quarter was equal to the previous three months at 87 points, but was five points higher than 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB)/Royal Building Products Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The current market conditions indicator rose 4 points to 90 and the future indicators index gained

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U.S. Housing Starts Down in September

U.S. housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.56 million, decreasing 1.6% from the revised August estimate but 7.4% higher than the comparable month in 2020. Single-family housing starts were nearly even with August at 1.08 million. U.S. building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of

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U.S. Builder Confidence Improves in October

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in October increased four points from September to 80, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions grew five points to 87 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months rose three points

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Benjamin Moore Announces 2022 Color of the Year

The 2022 choice for the Benjamin Moore “Color of the Year” is October Mist, a gray green that is said to anchor a space while encouraging freedom of expression through color. Other major paint manufacturers, Behr, PPG and Sherwin Williams, also previously announced gray-green shades as colors of the year for 2022. See Benjamin Moore

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CPA’s First Virtual Fall Meeting General Session October 19

In lieu of an in-person Fall Meeting, CPA will host a series of virtual General Sessions and committee meetings exclusively for members beginning in mid-October.  The first virtual General Session will be a peer-led panel titled “Navigating Business Beyond a Pandemic from the CPA Member Perspective” to be held on October 19 at 3pm ET.

Read More »

Remodeling Industry Confidence Up from Q3 2020

U.S. remodeling confidence in the third quarter was equal to the previous three months at 87 points, but was five points higher than 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB)/Royal Building Products Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The current market conditions indicator rose 4 points to 90 and the future indicators index gained

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