Last week, KCHBA’s Vice President Tommy Bickimer of Bickimer Homes talked to Fox4 about how the rising cost of lumber is affecting home prices and potential homeowners.
“During the Great Recession there were no buyers. Now we have all the buyers, but we don’t have the material or labor to build the house properly, specifically the lumber,” said Tommy Bickimer, president of Bickimer Homes.
Bickimer noted that telling buyers about price increases have been some of the toughest conversations he has ever had to deal with in this business.
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