The Interplay Between Cap Rates And Interest Rates
Home Real Estate Analysis The Interplay Between Cap Rates And Interest Rates is a cornerstone of real estate investment analysis. The relationship between capitalization rates and interest rates is more nuanced than first meets the eye. Cap rates measure the ratio of a property's net operating income to its purchase price. While nominal interest rates have an impact on real estate values, they do not have the same effect on cap rates.
Seeking Alpha · 1h ago
Mortgage rates continue to drop as the economy cools
Mortgage rates continue to drop as the economy cools. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 6.95% as of June 13. Shelter inflation showed that affordability is still an impediment for house buyers, according to Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Survey. Data showed a cooling economy but shelter inflation increased.
Seeking Alpha · 1d ago
iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF declares quarterly distribution of $0.0937
Seeking Alpha · 1d ago
Homebuilder stocks rise, with mortgage rates in mind as cooler CPI pulls down 10-yr yield
Homebuilder stocks rise, with mortgage rates in mind as cooler CPI pulls down 10-yr yield. IShares U.S. Home Construction ETF on course for its best day in six months. The 10-year Treasury yield fell 14 basis points to its lowest rate since March. The biggest exchange-traded fund focused on home construction rose 4.6%.
Seeking Alpha · 2d ago
Wednesday's ETF Movers: ITB, IEO
NASDAQ · 2d ago
State Of REIT Nation: Waiting At The Bottom
Since the start of the Fed's rate hike cycle in March 2022, the REIT Index has underperformed the S&P 500 by a whopping 40 percentage-points. Most discussed steady-to-strong property-level fundamentals, but also an uptick in debt-driven distress among some of their private market peers. In our State of REIT Nation, we analyze the recently-released NAREIT T-Tracker data.
Seeking Alpha · 4d ago
Weekly Report: what happened at ITB last week (0603-0607)?
Weekly Report · 4d ago
Sector ETFs to Profit as Rate Cut Bets Rise
NASDAQ · 06/07 14:30
Housing Forecast 2024 And 2025: Little Better
Home prices are rising moderately now, in the spring of 2024. Construction of single-family homes is recovering, but multi-family buildings are falling. The economic drivers of housing supply and demand indicate softness in the second half of 2024, but 2025 looks a little better. Housing demand depends on the population, household size, demolition and the cost of housing.
Seeking Alpha · 06/07 13:00
Long-term mortgage rates fall, modest decline over 2024 expected
Long-term mortgage rates fell by four basis points this week. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages are expected to decline modestly over the remainder of the year. The ADP National Employment Report said the U.S. Private sector employment increased at a lesser rate than expected in May.
Seeking Alpha · 06/06 16:29
New Homes Remain Out Of Reach For Most American Households
New homes remain out of reach for most American households. The median sale price for a new home in April 2024 is $433,500. A new home would consume 44.5% of the income earned by a typical American household. The average interest rate for a conventional fixed-rate 30-year mortgage in 2024 is 7.06%.
Seeking Alpha · 06/06 11:30
Mortgage Rates Rise; Buyers Remain On Strike; Housing Market Still Frozen As Prices Are Too High
Average conforming 30-year fixed mortgage rate edged up to 7.07% in latest week. Mortgage applications to purchase a home dropped further in the latest reporting week. The over-7% mortgage rates seem to have become a fixture in the housing market. Home sales still frozen; prices are too high. The Fed is counting on these mortgage rates to help bring inflation down.
Seeking Alpha · 06/06 09:59
Can The Bull Market Keep Running? What Might The Rest Of The Year Look Like?
Seeking Alpha · 06/05 12:30
Biden To Sign Executive Order To Limit Asylum Seekers Crossing US-Mexico Border: Report
President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday to temporarily close the U.S.-Mexico border to migrants. The order would suspend long-standing asylum protections when the number of daily crossings exceeds a certain threshold. The move marks the most restrictive border policy by a modern Democrat.
Benzinga · 06/03 19:13
ITB, DHI, LEN, PHM: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
NASDAQ · 06/03 14:52
Weekly Report: what happened at ITB last week (0527-0531)?
Weekly Report · 06/03 09:30
Schwab sees housing affordability 'crisis' abating despite market indicators misfiring
Schwab sees housing affordability 'crisis' abating despite market indicators misfiring. Charles Schwab says signs point to easing constraints in affordability and recovery in the housing market. New-home inventory is climbing and sales of existing homes are improving, the firm says.
Seeking Alpha · 06/02 13:00
Insurance Premiums And The Rising Cost Of Homeownership
Homeowners’ insurance has increased nearly 34%, on average, in the U.S. In the last five years. The rising premiums are in part due to rising prices of construction materials and labor. In Florida, homeowners' insurance has spiked by 43% from 2018 to 2023.
Seeking Alpha · 06/01 10:00
Natural Capital And Biodiversity
The world is facing two monumental and interlinked challenges. Half of global Gross Domestic Production is dependent on nature and functioning ecosystems. Companies with business models that rely upon natural resources are likely to face a future with higher scarcity and disruptions. Investors can help identify the companies that will benefit and the ones that will be challenged.
Seeking Alpha · 05/31 23:40
Downward Momentum For New Home Sales Reasserts Itself
Number of new home sales in the United States fell in April 2024. The run-up in mortgage rates has sapped momentum from the housing market. Mortgage rates rising faster than incomes reduce the relative affordability of new homes. The median new house price increased to $433,500 in April from a year ago.
Seeking Alpha · 05/31 07:45
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