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Sales of New Homes Up 25.4% Year over Year in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 26, 2016—Sales of new single-family houses in June 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Domotex Assembles Team of Young Talent to Develop Concepts for Show   Full Article
Hannover, DE, July 26, 2016—Creative thinkers from five countries, brought together with designer Stefan Diez at a workshop in his Munich studio, make up a team tasked with developing innovative flooring concepts for Domotex 2017.

Home Prices Rose 1.2% in May, 5% Annual Gain   Full Article
New York, NY, July 26, 2016—The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index posted a month-over-month gain of 1.2% in May.

Dan Frierson Honored for 50 Years of Service with The Dixie Group   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 25, 2016—Dan Frierson received an award honoring his 50 years of service and leadership to The Dixie Group.

Regan Scientific Files to Disqualify ANSI Standard Measuring Wet SCOF for Hard Surfaces   Full Article
New York, NY, July 25, 2016—Regan Scientific Instruments has filed a document seeking to withdraw for cause the ANSI/NFSI B101.1-2009 to the ANSI Board of Standards Review.

Construction Employment Rose in 39 States in June YOY   Full Article
Arlington, VA, July 25, 2016—Construction employment increased in 39 states between June 2015 and June 2016, according to analysis of Labor Department data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.

NAHB Remodeling Market Index Indicates Steady Momentum   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 25, 2016—The National Association of Home Builders’ Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 53 in the second quarter of 2016.

Home Prices up 0.2% in May, 5.6% YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 22, 2016—U.S. house prices rose in May, up 0.2% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency monthly House Price Index.

Conference Board's Leading Economic Index Rose by 0.3% in June   Full Article
New York, NY, July 22, 2016—The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.3% in June to 123.7, following a 0.2% decline in May, and a 0.5 percent increase in April.

Confidence High Among Home Renovation Market Professionals, Houzz   Full Article
Palo Alto, CA, July 22, 2016—Houzz has released the Q2 2016 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks confidence in the home renovation market among industry professionals.