End-of-year numbers indicate that the nation's residential market is finishing the year on an upswing.
Homebuilding has ramped up 22 percent since this time last year, and is at its highest level in nearly four years, according to data released recently by the U.S. Commerce Department.
The increase is a result of an improved market; last month, ...
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