TITLE

Home Improvements, Repairs Fell in 1st Qtr

AUTHOR(S)
Floyd, Daniel F.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/03/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30988, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on expenditures for improvements and repairs of residential properties in the United States in the first quarter of 2000.
ACCESSION #
3642747

 

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