Tag Archives: Cash Investors

Housing Recovery to Face Test as Builders Report

Lack of land, labor and credit are all standing in the way of increasing home buyer demand, and leaving many of the small and mid-sized builders frustrated as their costs soar. They simply don’t have the access to cash that … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Housing’s Spring Bloom ‘Stuck’ Due to Short Supply

“If I am underwater in my equity and now suddenly I’m not, but I’m up 5 percent and the market around me is appreciating 6,7,8,9, 10 percent, why don’t I wait and perhaps get a 10 percent return on my … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home Builder Stocks Soar as Housing Battles Back

But not all are bullish on the builders, especially those that concentrate in the formerly hard hit housing markets like Arizona and California. Inventories are low in these states and prices are surging largely because of huge investor demand for … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finally: Supply of Homes for Sale Begins to Rise

So the increase in supply is welcome news, as the severe lack of homes for sale has been pushing home prices higher far faster than anyone expected. That swift jump in prices, along with low supply, have been hampering sales, … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rentals Chip Away at Home Builder Gains

“Single family starts did ‘improve’ suddenly early in 2012 on the Twist gap down in mortgage rates, but it quit ‘improving’ several months ago. Once 2013 data start to come in, the segment could quickly go from year-over-year positive to … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment