Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:PHM’

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…


The Housing Market Shows Sign Of Stress

November 22nd, 2013

housing-etpMoe Zulfiqar: The U.S. housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) is in trouble, and it’s foolish to believe that it’s going to show gains like it did earlier this year and in 2012. More and more evidence is lining up in favor of the housing market in the  Read more…


Why The Blind Optimism Behind The Housing Recovery Won’t End Well

November 18th, 2013

real estateMichael Lombardi: The news headlines are saying the U.S. housing market is witnessing robust growth and flipping homes for profit is back. Read more…


The Party Is Beginning To Fade For The Housing Market

November 1st, 2013

housing-etp: The housing market has had a nice run up over the past several years, but the party is beginning to fade. Read more…


There Are Still Massive Problems In The Housing Market

October 21st, 2013

homebuildersSasha Cekerevac: One of the difficult situations that arose from the U.S. government shutdown was the lack of economic data. Since economic data is extremely important to fine-tune your investments, without it, investors are essentially driving in the dark. Read more…


Is The Real Estate Market Back On Track?

September 27th, 2013

residential real estate: Two housing indicators were released earlier this week, and while the numbers seemed divergent, they both really say the same thing—that the U.S. real estate (NYSEARCA:IYR) recovery is chugging along, but the current pace is unsustainable. Read more…


Why The Real Estate Market Is Topping Out

September 26th, 2013


: The housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) continues to produce some healthy gains for investors. Home builders edged higher on Tuesday after the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index surged another 12.4% in July, Read more…


What’s Ahead For Housing Stocks?

September 17th, 2013

homebuildersDouglas Davenport: The stock-market rally over the past two weeks may have come as a surprise to many investors. But what’s even more surprising is the outperformance of housing stocks. Read more…


A Dangerous Double Dip Looms In Real Estate

September 6th, 2013

real estateShah Gilani: Everyone knows the U.S. housing “recovery” has been resurrected on slippery ground. But now that we’re finally about to slip – big time – no one sees it coming… Read more…


Rising Rates Are A Concern For Homebuilder ETFs

September 3rd, 2013

homebuildersHaving survived a rough patch in the 2007–2009 time frame, the housing market continued on an uptrend all through 2012, buoyed by significant upside in new home sales volume and improvement in other key macroeconomic indicators. Read more…


Investors Dump REIT ETFs As Interest Rates Rise

August 26th, 2013

percent rateIt has been a brutal month in the REIT world as rising rates have crushed these high yielders. Prices for many in this space have slumped by more than 10% in the time frame, easily underperforming other high yield stocks, as well as several longer Read more…


Why This Housing Market Still Has A Lot Of Room To Run

August 15th, 2013

real estateTyler Laundon: The housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) still has a lot of room to run. Read more…


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