Housing

New Home Sales Rebound in August, After July Slump

The Commerce Department said that sales of new homes jumped 7.9% in August, recovering somewhat from a sharp decline in July. More 

Home Prices See Biggest Gain in 7 Years

In July, home prices in 20 large cities jumped 12.4% over the prior year, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Index. More 

Spruce Up Your Trading With Calls on Pier 1 Imports (PIR)

PIR nearly toppled in the recession, but it built itself up again as the housing market improved. Call options are a good bet going into earnings. More 

This Quarter Won’t Be the Comeback Economists Are Expecting

It's time to review the latest economic data releases last week and identify which pockets of the economy are heating up and which are slowing down More 

Are Rising Rates Already Hurting Housing?

The median price per square foot posted its first decrease of the year in August, possibly thanks to rising interest rates. More 

Can LGI Homes Avoid Singing the Homebuilder IPO Blues?

Homebuilder LGI Homes has filed for an IPO ... but while the company is solid, the timing seems to be off the mark. More 

2 Great Buys and 1 Hold in the Housing Market

the housing market continues to improve, and here are three home builders well worth your research, including 2 which are solid buys More