New Construction Prices Could be Rising

If you are thinking about building a home in the near future you could be looking at rising base prices.  Here is a recent post from Micheal Orr, from the Cromford Report and ASU about lumber prices: The Commerce Department announced duties of up to 24% on softwood lumber imported from Canada. The tariffs will range from 3% to 24% on the 5 major producers and 20% on all others. 28% of all softwood used in home building in the USA is imported from Canada. This had been expected and lumber … [Read more...]