Posts Tagged ‘PHM’

The Housing Market Has Topped

July 26th, 2013

real estateBillionaires Portfolio: I told you just a little over two weeks ago, the housing market had petered out. Read more…


Is Another Housing Crisis On The Horizon?

May 6th, 2013

housing-etpGeorge Leong: Home prices are heating up, as the flow of new homes and permits continue to steadily increase and the attraction of historically low mortgage rates motivates buyers. Read more…


U.S. Economy Will Get A Boost From Home Construction

April 16th, 2013

homebuildersDavid Zeiler: An accelerating rebound in new home construction over the next two years should finally give the U.S. economy the jump-start it needs to progress toward a truly robust recovery. Read more…


Housing Bubble II?

April 10th, 2013

housing crashRuss Koesterich: One of the pleasant surprises of 2012 was the rapidity with which the housing market recovered. That trend has remained in place thus far this year. According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, US home prices are now up more than 8% Read more…


The New Housing Boom (IYR, LEN, HOV, BX, PHM)

April 3rd, 2013

housing-etp: My cousin and his family had to walk away from their house in Arizona. There were no buyers, and they were underwater after the market crashed. The whole thing was really hard on them on all fronts, and they had to move. They’re in Colorado now, Read more…


The Real Story With Homebuilder Stocks (XHB, LEN, RYL, PHM, HOV)

February 7th, 2013

homebuildersTim Melvin: The recent rumors of a housing bubble have chilled the recent rise in homebuilder stocks, which were one of the great stories of 2012. Read more…


U.S. Housing Real Estate Market House Prices Trend Forecast 2013 to 2016 (IYR, SRS, URE, LEN, TOL, PHM)

January 17th, 2013

real estateNadeem Walayat: Following the peak of the over leveraged US housing market bubble late 2006, the real estate market literally crashed during 2007 triggering the financial crisis that has acted to subsequently feed a multi-year bear market as a consequence of the subprime mortgage debacle Read more…


Is The U.S. Home Construction ETF A Better Housing ETF Play? (ITB, XHB, PHM, LEN, WHR, LOW)

November 27th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Despite some sluggish employment growth, the all-important housing market appears to be back on track. The segment has been soaring higher all year as great data has come in regarding a number of key housing stats, adding optimism to the sector. Read more…


Why It’s Finally Time To Invest In The Real Estate Market (XHB, ITB, IYR, LEN, KBH, DHI, TOL, PHM)

March 20th, 2012

Ian Wyatt:  Nearly four years removed from the subprime mortgage lending crisis pushed the U.S. into a deep recession, it’s finally time to invest in housing. Read more…


Why It May Be Time For Investors To Pile Into The Real Estate Sector? (ITB, XHB, PCL, HD, OC, PHM, DHI, LEN)

February 14th, 2012

Steve Mauzy:  As someone who considers himself a contrarian, my interest is always piqued by alarmist headlines. Which is why I’m interested in housing. For the past two years, the sector has been a wellspring of head-for-the-hills Cassandraisms.  Read more…


Real Estate: Looking In On The Housing Disaster (XHB, ITB, LEN, KBH, DHI, TOL, PHM)

February 3rd, 2012

Jeff Harding: It would not surprise anyone that home prices are still falling, perhaps less, but they are still declining. The Case Shiller report for November 30, 2011 showed: Read more…


Four Paths To Real Estate Profits With ETFs (XHB, ITB, PKB, SRS, DRV, TOL, PHM, IYR, RWX, REZ, REM, AGZ)

January 26th, 2012

Ron Rowland: I’ve spent my investment career following sector momentum, and it’s worked out pretty well. ETFs make it even better. Right now my indicators show a lot of short-term strength in real estate. Personally, I find it hard to believe the housing market has truly bottomed. My colleague Read more…


Like Clockwork, Another Year Brings Calls For Another Housing Market “BOTTOM” (XHB, IYR, SRS, DRN, PHM)

January 13th, 2012

Mike Larson: What was one of the best performing sectors in late 2011 … and the first several days of 2012? Would you believe HOUSING?? The Philadelphia Housing Sector Index, or HGX plunged to 73.65 in October. But then it started rising, ultimately tagging 109.65 this week. That’s a gain of Read more…


The Housing Market’s Un-Recovery (ITB, XHB, SRS, RYL, PHM, LEN, TOL)

December 23rd, 2011

Sara Nunnally: The nation’s real estate market is anything but stable. Just when we think prices are starting to climb, Washington throws a curveball. When I’m not traveling, I spend most of my time writing and researching the markets from my farm here in Wisconsin, but yesterday, I drove into the Read more…


Tuesday’s ETF Chart To Watch: SPDR Homebuilders ETF (XHB, RYL, PHM, LEN, TOL)

December 20th, 2011

Stoyan Bojinov: Selling pressures tipped the market south right from the opening bell as ongoing Euro zone woes made way for the bears on Wall Street. Investors’ sentiment declined as worries overseas intensified after ECB President Mario Draghi put a damper on hopes that the central bank would Read more…


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