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Monday, January 04, 2021

Update: Framing Lumber Prices More Than Double Year-over-year

by Calculated Risk on 1/04/2021 12:07:00 PM

Here is another monthly update on framing lumber prices.  

This graph shows CME framing futures through Jan 4th.

Lumcber PricesClick on graph for larger image in graph gallery.

This is up 115% year-over-year - more than double.

There is a seasonal pattern for lumber prices, and usually prices will increase in the Spring, and peak around May, and then bottom around October or November - although there is quite a bit of seasonal variability.

Clearly there is another surge in demand for lumber.