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Existing Home Sales Up Slightly

Monday, March 23, 2015

Existing home sales grew 1.2 percent in February to a 4.88 million unit annual pace. Weather still appears to be playing a negative role in sales, but low inventories and weak demand continue to plague the market. Sales in the Northeast dropped 6.5...

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Old Man Winter Takes a Bite Out of Starts

Monday, March 23, 2015

Breaking its five-month string of headline starts above the one-million mark, housing starts plunged a sharp 17 percent in February, marking the largest monthly decline since February 2011. Single-family starts fell almost 15 percent and multifamily...

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In Memoriam Bill Kiefer

Monday, March 23, 2015

Bill Kiefer passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015. He owned and operated B&G Fireplace & Patio in Canton, Ohio, for the past 45 years. His daughter, Susan, now runs the business. Bill also operated a two-step distributorship for many years, selling...

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Lloyd Flanders Launches New Website

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Lloyd Flanders, the leading manufacturer of all-weather wicker casual furniture, has launched its redesigned website at www.lloydflanders.com. Enhanced functionality on the new site includes the ability to view products by category (chaise lounges, fire...

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Kannoa Up & Running Following Fire

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Kannoa, a contemporary outdoor furnishings designer and manufacturer, based in Miami, had their 30,000 sq. ft. warehouse burn to the ground on March 5. Phillip Bolton, COO and co-founder of Kannoa, spoke to the local news station: "Thank God everyone...

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