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Mortgage Application Volume Drops   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 12, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume fell 2.1% on a seasonally adjusted basis last week as interest rates rose from the prior week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said.

WFCA Training Workshop Set For Wichita   Full Article
Anaheim, CA, March 12, 2014 -– The World Floorcovering Association's third weeklong installation-training workshop will take place in Wichita, Kansas beginning March 18.

Senate Committee Outlines Fannie, Freddie Bill   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 12, 2014 -- Senate banking committee leaders released the outline of a plan to dismantle mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

NAHB Study Details Ethnic Housing Preferences   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 11, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders has released the results of a new study, What Home Buyers Really Want: Ethnic Preferences.

Florida Tile Marks 60th Anniversary   Full Article
Lexington, KY, March 11, 2014 -- Florida Tile is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

Daltile Featured in 'Property Brothers' Show   Full Article
Dallas, TX, March 11, 2014 –- Daltile has signed on as tile provider for the upcoming season of HGTV’s series Property Brothers.

Wholesale Inventories Rise in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 11, 2014 -- Wholesale inventories rose more than expected in January, although sales dropped off.

Job Openings Rise in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 11, 2014 -- Job openings in January totaled 3.974 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Housing Markets Continue To Improve   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 10, 2014 -- Markets in 59 out of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity this month.

Nora Program Certifies More Than 1,400   Full Article
Salem, NH, March 10, 2014 -- Six years after the program began the rubber flooring firm Nora's Technical Academy has certified more than 1,400 graduates.