Month: July 2022

STERLING, Va.– U.S. imports of hardwood plywood have grown 45% year-to-date through May. However, this is lower than the 60% year-to-date growth through April, reports the Decorative Hardwoods Association. Citing statistics from the U.S. International Trade Commission, the association found that May imports from Russia dropped to 26 million square feet from an average of
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SAN DIEGO —  Wildfires in California and Montana exploded in size overnight amid windy, hot conditions and were quickly encroaching on neighborhoods, forcing evacuation orders for more than 100 homes Saturday, while an Idaho blaze was spreading. In California’s Klamath National Forest, the fast-moving McKinney fire, which started Friday, went from charring just more than
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Wildfires in California and Montana exploded in size overnight amid windy, hot conditions and were quickly encroaching on neighborhoods, forcing evacuation orders for over 100 homes Saturday, while an Idaho blaze was spreading. In California’s Klamath National Forest, the fast-moving McKinney fire, which started Friday, tore across an estimated 47 square miles by Saturday in
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There has been a big uptick in foreclosure filings, but the reasons may surprise you. The number of foreclosure starts — which is when the first public foreclosure notice happens — is up 219% since the start of the year, according to real estate data analytics firm ATTOM Data Solutions’ midyear 2022 U.S. foreclosure market
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All the hand-wringing this week over whether or not the U.S. economy has fallen into recession lacked an important consideration: What if the measure of GDP we’re all focused on is itself massively flawed? It’s a heretical question, because there’s a ‘GDP complex’ at work here. There’s an entire apparatus — economists, bankers, government officials,
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For the first time in about two years, Utah has actually seen a small dip to its median home price. In June, it dipped to $530,000, down ever so slightly from $535,050 in May. Meanwhile, sales are slowing dramatically. From April to June, single-family homes in counties across the Wasatch Front dropped 10%, down to
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