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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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Analyst says take advantage of dismal housing reports

Megan Hopkins
In a recent homebuilding note, Jay McCanless, an analyst for Sterne Agee, encourages investors to take advantage of the weakness created by national housing reports. The...
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The gap between large and small homebuilders widens

Megan Hopkins
The 14% increase in land values during the first three quarters of 2012 was four times greater than the rise in house prices, Capital Economics said...
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Phoenix housing market lights up like 'a switch suddenly turned on'

Kerri Ann Panchuk
Phoenix homebuilders are seeing the light, so to speak, with sales trending upward for the past six months, according to a new report from  Keefe, Bruyette...
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Mortgages, USDA-approved

Paul Jackson
Here's a troubling anecdote for you, via the Wall Street Journal: When Erick Moore first read about the USDA's Rural Development Guaranteed Loan program, he says he imagined it would be "restricted to some little farmhouse." Instead, the 33-year-old computer programmer moved last month into a four-bedroom, three-bath home in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., 17 miles outside Raleigh. The house sits on nearly one acre and features a brick facade, 10-foot ceilings and hardwood floors.
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