The lumber and housing markets are recovering!

Posted by Rumin Mann
January 29th, 2010


Improved lumber markets sent sawlog prices up almost 8 percent during the third quarter of 2009, according to Wood Resources International. Prices began improving due to tighter supplies and improving operating rates at U.S. and European sawmills.Read More

Rick Sohn writes in ‘Timber good news! Studs, logs, housing up’: Several statistics are improving!  Studs, logs, housing starts, and permits (and mortgage rates) are all up .   This is an excellent time to buy a home, as explained below, due to historically low mortgage interest rates and federal tax credits available to qualifying new and many existing homeowners.Read More

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