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Tile Industry Show Total Solutions Starts Saturday   Full Article
San Antonio, TX, Oct. 21, 2014 -- Ceramic tile industry Total Solutions Plus is set for Oct. 25-28 in San Antonio.

FHFA Director Seeks To Streamline Rules   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 21, 2014 -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency plans to make reforms that could help increase mortgage credit availability.

Tarkett Reports Softer Third Quarter Sales   Full Article
Paris, France, Oct. 20, 2014 -- Tarkett reported third quarter net sales of 731.2 million euros, a decrease of 3.3% from a year ago.

Tile Partners for Humanity Gets Huge Donation   Full Article
East Canton, OH, Oct. 20, 2014 -- Tile Partners for Humanity has coordinated the donation of six truckloads of flooring from the David Allen Company, an installer of tile, marble, granite and terrazzo.

Thieves Pose as Flooring Salesmen   Full Article
Henrico, VA, Oct. 20, 2014 -- Police said two thieves posed as flooring salesmen to gain access to the home of an elderly resident and steal jewelry and money, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Largest Mortgage Lenders Seeing Little Growth   Full Article
New York, NY, Oct. 14, 2014 -- The two largest mortgage lenders are seeing little growth in that part of their business.

Housing Starts, Permits Increase in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 17, 2014 -- Housing starts in September rose 6.3% to an annual rate of 1.02 million from a 957,000 pace in August, the Commerce Department reported.

Consumer Sentiment at Highest Level in Seven Years   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 17, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment in October was at the highest level since 2007, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Greenbuild To Showcase Net Zero Zone   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 17, 2014 -- Hanley Wood, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and EMerge Alliance said the world’s first Net Zero Zone will be unveiled at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in New Orleans.