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Existing Home Sales Up 1.8% in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 22, 2016—Total existing home sales grew 1.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.53 million in May from a downwardly revised 5.43 million in April, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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

IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Competition Accepting Submissions   Full Article
New York, NY, June 22, 2016—The International Interior Design Association's (IIDA) Healthcare Interior Design Competition is now open.

ABC Carpet & Home Closing Bronx Warehouse Outlet   Full Article
New York, NY, June 22, 2016—In September, ABC Carpet & Home will close its 30 year-old warehouse outlet in the Bronx, according to the New York Post.

J+J Flooring Group Releases 2015 Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 21, 2016—J+J Flooring Group has released its 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report titled, “It All Adds Up.”

Lennar Reports YOY Increase for Q2   Full Article
Miami, FL, June 21, 2016—Homebuilder Lennar reported net earnings of $218.5 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, in Q2 2016, compared to net earnings of $183.0 million, or $0.79 per diluted share, in Q2 2015.

Ecore Receives Product Patents   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 21, 2016—Ecore has received two United States product patents.

Fire Damages Columbia Manufacturing Facility in Danville, Virginia   Full Article
Danville, VA, June 21, 2016—A portion of Mohawk’s Columbia Flooring manufacturing facility in Danville, Virginia will be closed for the several days following a fire Monday night, reports WDBJ7.

World Floor Covering Association Acquires fcB2B   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 21, 2016—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has purchased fcB2B and all of its assets.

BASF Announces Price Increase on Styrene-butadiene Latex Polymers   Full Article
Florham Park, New Jersey, June 21, 2016—Effective July 15, 2016 or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices for styrene-butadiene latex polymers sold in North America.