Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:LEN’

Homebuilder ETFs Piling Up Gains On Upbeat Earnings

February 2nd, 2015

homebuildersThe homebuilding space has been on a tear to start 2015 on steady economic growth, a healing job market, growing consumer confidence, moderating home prices and, of course, low interest rates prevailing in the U.S.  To add to the excitement, Read more…


Are The Chinese Taking Over U.S. Housing?

December 5th, 2014

real estateIan Wyatt: Every homeowner in America knows that the housing market is bouncing back. Look no further than the 5.6% increase in home prices in the last year. But it may surprise you to learn that it isn’t the typical American that’s bidding up home prices. Read more…


Can The Economy Withstand Another Housing Breakdown?

September 24th, 2014

real estateSy Harding: With the three fascinations of the week, the Fed’s FOMC statement, the separation vote in Scotland, and the Alibaba IPO, now history, will investors re-focus on the economy? Read more…


Does Existing Home Sales Decline Foreshadow Economic Slowdown?

September 23rd, 2014

home-pricesThe Silver Bug: Irrational exuberance remains at an all time high. Read more…


Homeownership No Longer The American Dream

September 12th, 2014

solar-homesMike Larson:  Forget about homeownership being the . We’re rapidly becoming a “Renter Nation”! The details … Read more…


Why The Housing Market Is In Trouble Again

May 29th, 2014

real estateMichael Lombardi:  The U.S. housing market is in trouble again, and as crazy as it sounds, it won’t surprise me to see home prices decline soon. Read more…


What Lies Ahead For Homebuilder ETFs?

May 15th, 2014

homebuildersAfter a strong rebound last year, the housing sector has been struggling since frigid weather conditions and lower demand for homes raised concerns in the space from the beginning of the year. Read more…


Jeff Gundlach Says Investors Should Short Homebuilder Stocks

May 7th, 2014

homebuildersHomeownership in America is headed down and investors should short homebuilder stocks, according to one of the most influential fund managers in finance. Speaking to the Irah Sohn Investment Conference, Jeff Gundlach, manager of the Read more…


Homebuilder ETFs In Focus On Mixed-Bag Earnings

April 29th, 2014

homebuildersHomebuilder ETFs have been sitting on the fence early this earnings season. While a frigid winter with temperatures touching the lowest in a decade passed by and the spring selling season arrived to cheer investors, not-so-encouraging data points soured their mood to an extent. Read more…


The Chinese Are On A Real Estate Buying Spree All Over America

March 31st, 2014

real estateHas the United States ever experienced a time when a foreign nation has attempted to buy up so much of our land all at once?  As you will read about in this article, the Chinese are on a real estate buying spree Read more…


How To Turn Disappointing Housing Data Into Greater Returns

March 31st, 2014

real estateJohn Whitefoot: Since the beginning of 2012, the U.S. housing market has been considered one of the bright spots in an otherwise uneven economic environment. Between 2007 and the end of 2011, the U.S. housing market fell 33%—since then, it has rebounded, Read more…


Any Hope For Homebuilder ETFs?

March 16th, 2014

homebuildersThe housing sector held up quite well for most of 2013, but concerns have started to build of late on bad weather conditions and Fed tapering plans. As the Fed discussed curtailing its stimulus, interest rates Read more…


Slowdown In The Housing Market Is Coming

March 5th, 2014

real estateMichael Lombardi:  The chart below is of the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index, an index that tracks home prices in the U.S. housing market. As the chart shows, from their peak in 2007 to their low in late 2011, U.S. homes prices fell by about 30%. Read more…


Quick Investor Guide To Homebuilder ETFs

January 8th, 2014

homebuildersThe housing momentum seen in 2012 and in the first half of 2013 has slowed down in the past 3-4 months due to the recent spike in mortgage rates, rising home prices, tight credit availability Read more…


Grim Outlook For Housing As We Move Into 2014

December 24th, 2013

real estateGeorge Leong: Mortgage rates are on the rise. In November, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage stood at 4.26% compared to 3.35% a year earlier in November 2012. The average rate for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage in 2007 prior to the subprime Read more…


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