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100 lawmakers caution on lumber prices, plus: the rise and fall of DIY

This week, Taylor covers the bipartisan effort in Washington to get lumber prices under control, the rise and fall of the DIY project, and the seven coronavirus challenges expected to plague the industry heading into 2021.

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30-year mortgage rate plummets, commercial construction stalls

This week, Taylor covers everything from decreased mortgage rates to the commercial construction backlog, and how COVID-19's impact continues to affect every sector of the construction industry. 

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Trade Council scandals & post-pandemic office spaces

This week, Taylor covers a corrupt New York trade councilman, the future of office spaces in a post-pandemic world, and the shrinking lot size of the average single family home.

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Special Episode- Breaking Down the State of Remodeler Marketing in 2020

In a special episode of the Construction Cut, Taylor and Spencer break down the 2020 State of Remodeler Marketing Report, discussing various trends and statistics we've uncovered this year. They look to the state of remodeler marketing in 2021, and what companies plan to do to boost their marketing in the new year. 

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Trio of positive news for construction industry, COVID-19 fines begin

This week, Taylor covers changes to federal law regarding independent contractors, the incoming wave of COVID-19 related penalties and fines on job sites, and the positive news hat trick the construction industry scored last week. 

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Phoenix construction booms while rest of metros lag, employment up

This week, Taylor covers the impact the wildfires in the west have had on construction projects, why Phoenix continues to grow despite the year that is 2020, and the cities that are thriving in a seller’s market unlike we’ve ever seen. 

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Builder confidence highest since '08, contractor buys yacht with PPP

This week, Taylor reports on the latest string of contractors and construction-related businesses to be accused of defrauding the government’s PPP program, and why homebuilder confidence is at a record high. 

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Skilled labor reaching 'near-crisis' level, lumber adds $14k per home

This week, Taylor reports on the escalating price of lumber, the shift to suburban home building, and why OSHA is warning the construction industry to look out for counterfeit N95 masks.

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The housing market is 'on a sugar high' as new home starts go up 23%

This week, Taylor's back to cover the hottest summer housing market in recent memory, why the housing market is "on a sugar high" and other topics influencing the construction industry. 

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Special Episode- The Benefit of Internships with Danielle Russell

This week, Taylor is joined by Builder Funnel's Director of Inbound Marketing, Danielle Russell. Taylor and Danielle discuss Builder Funnel's internship program, and how construction companies can utilize a similar program to help out those graduating amidst the global pandemic.

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