EF Contract joins Commercial One alliance

Tuesday, July 03, 2018  from Floor Covering Weekly [Dalton] EF Contract announced today that it has joined the Commercial One Flooring Contractors Alliance. Made up of 105 commercial flooring contractors throughout the U.S., this partnership creates a unique...

NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION UP

Sept. housing starts rose 6.3% to an annualized 1.017 mil, slightly beating expectations.  Starts are up 17.8% from a year ago.  Much of the activity has been centered in multifamily construction, which is up 30.3% annually.  Overall permits rose to 1.018 mil, shy of...

Pending home sales fall 1 percent in August

Fewer listings and an exodus of investors weakened home sales in August. The number of signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 1 percent in August compared to July and is down 2.2 percent from August of 2013, according to the National Association of Realtors....