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Homebuilder stocks get nod of approval in sellers market

Sterne Agee issues buy ratings for key builders
The 2014 housing market is looking up for homebuilders with less competitive inventory sitting on the sidelines, escalating prices and increased housing demand, says Sterne Agee analyst Jay McCanless.
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Luxury builders better positioned in rising interest rate environment

Moderate-income market could face headwinds
Kerri Ann Panchuk
Upscale homebuilders may gain the upper hand as mortgage rates rise, putting pressure on builders and buyers in the low- to middle-income segment.
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Builders Exit Revolving Credit Doors

Diana Golobay
US home builders in recent months began walking away from their revolving credit facilities, choosing to rely instead on cash and other equivalents held on their balance sheets for short-term liquidity, according to a study by Fitch Ratings. Builders snubbing short-term credit and voluntarily exiting their revolving credit lines indicates a general move toward conservative borrowing practices as the US banking and financial system continues to reel with loan-related losses.
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