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Installation Apprentice School To Open Next Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Nov. 25, 2014 -- A non-profit floorcovering installation apprentice school has been set up in Dalton.

Home Prices Rise from a Year Ago   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 24, 2014 -- U.S. home prices year-over-year rose 4.9% in September-- the slowest pace since October 2012 -- compared with annual growth of 5.6% in August.

House Prices Increase in Third Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 25, 2014 -- House prices rose 0.9% in the third quarter, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index. Founder Wyman Dies   Full Article
New York, NY, Nov. 25, 2014 -- founder Lissa Wyman died Nov. 18 at her Manhattan home at age 70.

NAR Sees Gradually Improving Commercial Sector   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 24, 2014 -- Commercial real estate should be on a firmer footing next year thanks to an improving U.S. economy, according to the National Association of Realtors quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

FloorFolio Industries Nearing Completion of LVT Plant   Full Article
Edison, NJ, Nov. 24, 2014 -- FloorFolio Industries said it has nearly completed construction of its new luxury vinyl tile plant in Edison.

Tarkett Plant in Canada Wins Safety Award   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Nov. 24, 2014 -- Tarkett said its Waterloo, Canada commercial plant is the Silver winner of Canada’s Safest Employers Award.

Distributor Haines Completes Integration of CMH   Full Article
Glen Burnie, MD, Nov. 24, 2014 -- Ten months after acquiring CMH Space, Haines says that effective today the integration of the two companies has been completed and the new Haines is being launched.

Mortgage Rates Fall Again This Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 21, 2014 -- Fixed mortgage rates declined again this week, according to Freddie Mac.

IICRC, FCICA Form Partnership   Full Article
Vancouver,WA, Nov. 21, 2014 -- The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Flooring Contractors Association.