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Framing Lumber Prices Down Year-over-year | Bedford Hills Real Estate

Here is another monthly update on framing lumber prices.   Lumber prices declined further in September from the recent record highs, and are now down year-over-year.

This graph shows two measures of lumber prices: 1) Framing Lumber from Random Lengths through October 5, 2018 (via NAHB), and 2) CME framing futures.

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Lumcber Prices

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Right now Random Lengths prices are down 12% from a year ago, and CME futures are also down 12% year-over-year.

There is a seasonal pattern for lumber prices. Prices frequently peak around May, and bottom around October or November – although there is quite a bit of seasonal variability.



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https://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2018/10/update-framing-lumber-prices-down-year.html#dMwLgSHUwZtbJW2a.99