Why Builder Lumber Prices Remain Higher than Headlines Suggest

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 … Continue reading Why Builder Lumber Prices Remain Higher than Headlines Suggest