Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April 19, 2024: US$444 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending april 19, 2024 is: US$444 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending April 19, 2024 is: US$444 mfbmThis is down by -8%, or -$37, from the previous week when it was US$481. For information regarding the construction of this Index (species mix, weighed […] The post Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April 19, 2024: US$444 mfbm first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Softwood Lumber Prices: Market Dynamics

Gain deep understanding of the market dynamics between the three main 2×4 construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices produced and sold across North America: WSPF, ESPF, and SYP East Side. Check back with the Madison’s website www.madisonsreport.com often for the latest developments and updates. Gain deep understanding of the market dynamics between the three main […] The post Softwood Lumber Prices: Market Dynamics first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Lumber Market Update: Early April 2024 [video]

Check back with the Madison’s website www.madisonsreport.com often for the latest developments and updates. In the week ending April 05, 2024, the price of WSPF 2×4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$452 mfbm, which from the previous week.That week’s price is flat from one month ago when it was $452.When compared to the same week last […] The post Lumber Market Update: Early April 2024 first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April 12, 2024: US$481 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending april 12, 2024 is: US$481 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending April 12, 2024 is: US$481 mfbmThis is down by -1%, or -$5, from the previous week when it was US$486. For information regarding the construction of this Index (species mix, weighed […] The post Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April 12, 2024: US$481 mfbm first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Soft Demand Drops Lumber Prices Slightly

Since the increase of mortgage lending rates in mid-2022, new housing construction dropped and demand for dimension softwood lumber products fell with it. After the previous two years of economic upheaval and unprecedented price highs, forest industry players and home builders alike have been looking for indication of what is the new market “normal”. Currently […] The post Soft Demand Drops Lumber Prices Slightly first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April 5, 2024: US$486 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending april 5, 2024 is: US$486 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending April 5, 2024 is: US$486 mfbmThis is down by -1%, or -$5, from the previous week when it was US$491. For information regarding the construction of this Index (species mix, weighed […] The post Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April 5, 2024: US$486 mfbm first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Lumber Prices Unchanged as US Housing Starts Pop

Even as February US and Canadian housing starts data showed big increases over January and positive growth over February 2022, lumber buyers across North America remained cautious toward the end of March. Customers continued their habit of making only highly-specified orders of wood they needed for existing projects; still at this time there was no […] The post Lumber Prices Unchanged as US Housing Starts Pop first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Madison’s Lumber Prices Index March 29, 2024: US$491 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending march 29, 2024 is: US$491 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending March 22, 2024 is: US$491 mfbmThis is down by -0%, or -$2, from the previous week when it was US$493. For information regarding the construction of this Index (species mix, weighed […] The post Madison’s Lumber Prices Index March 29, 2024: US$491 mfbm first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

US Housing Starts Feb and Lumber Prices March: 2024 [video]

Check back with the Madison’s website www.madisonsreport.com often for the latest developments and updates. U.S. housing starts jumped in February by more than expected. Housing starts, a measure of U.S. home building, rose +10.7% to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.52 million.Starts were +5.9% higher than the same month last year. Residential permits, which can […] The post US Housing Starts Feb and Lumber Prices March: 2024 first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Circumspect Customers Keep Lumber Prices Flat

As winter weather is ending across most of the continent and building projects start to come back to life, many customers of construction framing dimension lumber products remain circumspect. After the great shocks of extreme price volatility from 2020 to 2022, buyers of wood remain quite cautious. Because the previously “normal” historical price trends, which […] The post Circumspect Customers Keep Lumber Prices Flat first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.