Only “Number Jesters” report 2Q economic growth at 4% pace

4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

Will housing collapse?

Altos: Critics wrong about housing, it’s going to soar

2015 will see notable price appreciation

Items Tagged with 'Meritage Homes Corporation'


Luxury builders better positioned in rising interest rate environment

Moderate-income market could face headwinds
August 30, 2013
Upscale homebuilders may gain the upper hand as mortgage rates rise, putting pressure on builders and buyers in the low- to middle-income segment.
Read More

Analyst says take advantage of dismal housing reports

May 17, 2013
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...
Read More

The gap between large and small homebuilders widens

April 19, 2013
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...
Read More

Phoenix housing market lights up like 'a switch suddenly turned on'

May 25, 2012
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...
Read More

Mortgages, USDA-approved

December 17, 2008
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.
Read More