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Why Builder Lumber Prices Remain Higher than Headlines Suggest

By July 6, 2021Housing
Lumber futures prices have decreased by 52 percent (on a front-month basis) over the past seven weeks as mill prices have fallen 48 percent over the same period.[1]  In contrast, prices paid by builders since late May have declined by a fraction of that impact.  The disconnect—which has always existed—is inherent to the lumber supply chain and choices that must… Read More ›