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Home price increases boost PulteGroup revenue and profit in 2Q2014

New home construction orders down slightly from 2Q2013
July 24, 2014
PulteGroup posted net income was $42 million, or $0.11 per share, after pretax charges of $88 million, or $0.14 per share, for insurance reserves and office relocation costs for the second quarter of 2014.
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D.R. Horton posts net income of $113.1M

Pre-tax impairment costs drive down D.R. Horton earnings
July 24, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas-based D.R. Horton, the largest U.S. homebuilder, said fiscal third-quarter earnings declined as sales margin shrank and it incurred $54.7 million in pretax costs.
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Homebuilders to weigh in on mixed 2Q14 earnings

Projections remain positive so far
July 22, 2014
Moving further into second-quarter earnings season, homebuilders are starting to release how they are measuring up in the housing industry, with D.R. Horton next on the list for Thursday morning.
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NAHB joins NAR in reporting "good news" about housing "recovery"

I guess the housing recovery is real after all...not
July 16, 2014
While I could make a case that no one wants to see the housing industry get back on a firm foundation more than yours truly, there is too much evidence mounting that the overall housing market is headed for another downturn.
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The top 5 ways to delight potential homebuyers

Inoculate them, that's a thing
July 9, 2014
We are in a wired world where builder performance is readily shared online via open customer review websites. The builders with the happiest homeowners are the companies with glowing reviews that gain market share, while the rest are simply struggling against a growing tide of poor reviews.
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KB Home records $565 million 2Q2014 revenue

Beats analyst expectations
June 27, 2014
KB Home's second-quarter earnings beat analyst expectations as the homebuilder refocused on opening new communities for sale.
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Lennar explores other housing options as market constricts

Mortgage standards keep first-time shoppers on sidelines
June 26, 2014
Lennar is starting to mull over other housing ideas due to a drought in first-time homebuyers.
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Lennar beats estimates, posts $1.82B revenue

Raises prices, delivers more houses
June 26, 2014
Homebuilder Lennar surpassed analysts' expectations and posted a second-quarter revenue of $1.82 billion as the company raised its prices and delivered more houses.
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TRI Pointe Homes to acquire Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company

Also names Linda Mamet vice president of corporate marketing
June 6, 2014
Pardee Homes, Maracay Homes, Quadrant Homes, Trendmaker Homes and Winchester Homes will all be brought under TRI Pointe’s umbrella.
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Lennar CEO: Tight lending holds back recovery

June 4, 2014
The housing market still has a way to go according to one major homebuilder as generational forces and still-tight mortgage lending hold back recovery.
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