U.S. home prices continue to rise

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Data through June 2013, released  by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, showed that prices continue...

Canadian new home prices continue to climb

According to Statistics Canada, the New Housing Price Index (NHPI) in rose 0.2 percent in June, following a 0.1 percent increase in May. This continued a...

Design contest now open

The 2014 National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition is now open for entries. Exclusive to NKBA members only, the annual competition offers...

Canadian home sales show highest growth since 2010

According to BMO senior economist Robert Kavcic, the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association show that the Canadian housing market remains balanced...

Canadian housing starts remain steady

Housing starts in Canada were trending at 184,514 units in June compared to 184,087 in May, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)....

Canadian building permits rise again

According to Statistics Canada, contractors took out building permits in Canada worth $7.3 billion in May, up 4.5 percent from April. The total value...

U.S. construction spending hits four-year high

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce has announced that construction spending during May, 2013, was estimated at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate...

Canadian housing starts set for quick rebound

OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) expects housing starts to regain momentum in the later part of the year and/or into...

‘Bubble mongers’ thwarted

That's the message from a Financial Post analysis of the housing market. We've been saying this at Wood Industry for years now, quite literally....

Canadian building permits continue upswing

Canadian municipalities issued building permits worth $7.0 billion dollars in April, up 10.5 percent from March. The advance in April was the fourth consecutive monthly...