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Mortgage Application Volume Edges Higher   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week increased 2.8% from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Karndean Designflooring Recognized for Growth   Full Article
Pittsburgh, PA, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Karndean Designflooring has been named to the Pittsburgh Business Times Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2014.

PulteGroup Acquires Midwest Builder Dominion   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Atlanta-based homebuilder PulteGroup said it has acquired Midwest homebuilder Dominion Homes.

Budget Office Predicts 2014 Growth of 1.5%   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 27, 2014 -- The Congressional Budget Office predicts the economy will grow 1.5% this year, hurt by a poor first-quarter.

NeoCon Seeking Presenters for Next Year's Shows   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Aug. 27, 2014 -- The NeoCon trade show has issued a call for presentations for next year's show June 15-17, as well as NeoCon East Oct. 26-27.

Consumer Confidence Again at Seven-Year High   Full Article
New York, NY, Aug. 26, 2014 -- Consumer confidence hit a seven-year high in August for the second straight month, according to the Conference Board.

House Price Increases Continue To Slow Down   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 25, 2014 -- Annual house price increases are continuing to slow down, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index.

Surface Event East Focuses on Education, Networking   Full Article
Dallas, TX, Aug. 25, 2014 -- Hanley Wood Exhibitions is gearing up for the launch of The International Surface Event East Oct. 19-22 in Miami Beach.

Durable Goods Orders Surge in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 25, 2014 -- Durable goods orders rose sharply in July, mostly due to demand for aircraft, according to the Commerce Department.

FHFA Confirms House Price Increases Decelerating   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 26, 2014 -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency said that U.S. house prices rose 0.8% in the second quarter, according to its purchase-only, seasonally adjusted House Price Index.