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Powell Warns of Correction in Once ‘Red-Hot’ Housing Market

(Bloomberg) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned that the US housing market is likely to suffer a reversal in the wake of policy makers’ interest-rate hikes. “We’ve had a time of a red-hot housing market all over the country,” Powell said in a press conference after the Fed’s policy decision on Wednesday, in which […]

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US Mortgage Lenders Are Starting to Go Broke

(Bloomberg) — The US mortgage industry is seeing its first lenders go out of business after a sudden spike in lending rates, and the wave of failures that’s coming could be the worst since the housing bubble burst about 15 years ago. There’s no systemic meltdown coming this time around, because there hasn’t been the […]

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Wood Products

Is WY’s bear market a great buying opportunity or a bad risk?

In a rising interest rate environment, with housing demand and loan applications starting to show signs to decline, companies that are closely tied to the health of the housing market tend to be especially sensitive. That includes industries like Wood Products. Housing-related industries proved to be surprising areas of strength in the economy in 2020 […]

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US House Prices Are Likely to Drop as Rates Rise, Capital Economics Says

(Bloomberg) — US house prices are likely to fall as mortgage rates exceeding 6% crimp affordability for the average buyer, according to Capital Economics. Property prices could contract an annual 5% by the middle of next year, Matthew Pointon, senior property economist, said in a research note Monday. He’d previously projected no change in values […]

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WLK has a big discount and strong fundamentals. Is it a good buy?

In my search for value, I’ve found it useful to develop a watchlist of stocks that I can check on a regular basis. That means that I often recycle stocks that I’ve previously used to make useful investments in, but don’t currently have a position in. That’s useful, because the familiarity that comes with the […]

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Rate Hikes Hit Canada Housing With 1st Price Drop in Two Years

(Bloomberg) — Canadian home prices fell for the first time in two years as a rapid rise in interest rates looks set to threaten one of the world’s hottest housing markets. Benchmark home prices declined 0.6% in April from the month before, the first drop since April 2020, according to data released Monday from the […]

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Investor Who Called Housing Top and Bottom Says It's Time to Sell

(Bloomberg) — Bond manager Mark Kiesel sold his California home in 2006, when he presciently predicted the housing bubble would pop. He bought again in 2012, after U.S. prices fell more than 30% and found a floor. Now, after a record surge in prices, Kiesel says the time to sell is once again at hand. […]

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Interest rates are rising. Should you stay away from homebuilders like TOL?

In my opinion, one of the really surprising stories of the past two years has been not only the resilience, but the simple outperformance of the real estate industry. Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic and all of the complications that have accompanied it, and that some now say we may never fully get away from, […]

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Television, Insurance, Housing, Natural Gas, Wholesale Stores

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NXST) Nexstar Media Group, Inc., a television broadcasting and digital media company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and operation of television stations and interactive community websites and digital media services in the United States. The company offers free programming to television viewing audiences. American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) American Financial Group, […]

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Roaring U.S. housing market may cool, keep climbing as Fed ends emergency support

U.S. home prices roared almost 20% higher in the past year, giving families who own properties a major boost to their finances during the pandemic. But Wall Street, a key source of home mortgage finance, sees important questions ahead for the red-hot housing market, now that the Federal Reserve has shifted its focus to tackle […]

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Why Housing Market Bubbles Pop

Unlike the stock market where people understand and accept the risk that prices may fall from time to time—sometimes severely—many people who buy a house do not really think that the value of their home will ever decrease by all that much. Indeed, historically, the housing market has not been affected by price bubbles when […]

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Yes, Housing Prices Are Up. But Americans Can Afford More.

An “Available” sign outside a home in the CBH Homes Calvary Springs Community in Nampa, Idaho, on Oct. 19, 2021. No city exemplifies the mania of the Covid-era U.S. housing market better than Boise, Idaho, where prices have surged by more than 30% in the past year. Kyle Green/Bloomberg As an investor in mortgage-backed securities, […]

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Warren Buffett

PCAR’s new bullish rally looks like a good technical bullish set up – is it a good value as well?

One of the most successful investors in the entire history of the U.S. stock market, and arguably the most famous of our era is Warren Buffett. His annual reports for Berkshire Hathaway have long been considered required reading for any serious fundamental or value-oriented investor because of the way he outlines his views of current […]

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Home prices to drop by late 2022, says the Mortgage Bankers Association

It was inevitable that the housing market would slow down a bit. After all, home prices can’t continue to outpace income growth by a 4-to-1 ratio forever, right? However, even as the market has seen some softening so far, price hikes and bidding wars are still ongoing across the U.S. And the industry consensus is […]

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America’s 40-year housing market ‘tailwind’ could be coming to an end

As home prices continue to grow — albeit at a slower pace — Americans are set to see their purchasing power shrink. And unlike in the past, they won’t be able to rely on falling mortgage rates to bail them out. The latest edition of the monthly Real House Price Index from title insurance company […]

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