The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Meritage Homes, Beazer Homes USA, Toll Brothers, PulteGroup and Lennar Corp

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Chicago, IL – October 27, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Meritage Homes Corporation MTH, Beazer Homes USA, Inc. BZH, Toll Brothers, Inc. TOL, PulteGroup, Inc. PHM and Lennar Corporation LEN

Here are highlights from Monday’s Analyst Blog:

Existing Home Sales Hit New High in September: 5 Winners

It’s proving to be a great summer for the housing market, with more Americans buying homes this season. Existing home sales rose for the fourth straight month, according to the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”).

The coronavirus pandemic has battered the global economy and almost all industries have been deeply impacted. With millions losing jobs over the past few weeks, finance has been a major problem.

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Surge in luxury home sales highlights the growing U.S. wealth gap

Demand for luxury homes is soaring, underscoring how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified wealth disparities in the U.S.



a sunset over a city: A beachgoer strolls along Carbon Beach on the Malibu coast. Rising demand for luxury homes amid the pandemic is driving up prices nationwide. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)


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A beachgoer strolls along Carbon Beach on the Malibu coast. Rising demand for luxury homes amid the pandemic is driving up prices nationwide. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

High-end sales jumped 42% in the third quarter from a year earlier, according to a report from brokerage Redfin. That’s the largest jump dating back to 2013. Sales of mid-priced homes climbed just 3%. Affordable purchases declined 4%.

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While banks tighten credit for first-time buyers, the pandemic is hammering Americans who don’t have the privilege of working remotely. The wealthy, meanwhile, are benefiting from the surging stock market and mortgage rates near record lows.

The cheaper borrowing costs are driving demand for larger properties with more room to quarantine. And with many corporate workers

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Meritage Homes, PulteGroup, Beazer Homes USA, Lennar Corp and Toll Brothers

 

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – October 22, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Meritage Homes Corporation MTH, PulteGroup, Inc. PHM, Beazer Homes USA, Inc. BZH, Lennar Corporation LEN and Toll Brothers, Inc. TOL.

Here are highlights from Wednesday’s Analyst Blog:

Homebuilder Sentiment Hits New High: 5 Solid Stocks to Buy  

  Homebuilder sentiment hit a new high in October, signaling that the U.S. housing construction industry has remained unaffected despite the rampage created by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, confidence in the homebuilding market set new records in October.

The coronavirus pandemic has battered the global economy and almost all industries have been deeply impacted. With millions

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: M.D.C. Holdings, Meritage Homes, PulteGroup, TRI Pointe Group and Taylor Morrison Home

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – October 21, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. MDC, Meritage Homes Corporation MTH, PulteGroup, Inc. PHM, TRI Pointe Group, Inc. TPH and Taylor Morrison Home Corporation TMHC.

Here are highlights from Tuesday’s Analyst Blog:

Great Homebuilding Stocks to Maximize Your Gains

The pandemic has been an unexpected boon to the homebuilding industry, with people scrambling to find places that they consider better suited for social distancing and operating from home.

But that’s just one of the drivers. Equally strong, also related to the pandemic, is the fact that more and more companies are looking at working from home as a permanent mode of operation. This could be the

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CBRE highlights 6 markets with rapidly growing life science clusters

  • Life science real estate is hot, with the lab space square footage growing by almost 12% across the US in the last year, according CBRE report detailing growth in the largest biotech clusters. 
  • CBRE’s report highlighted the 13 largest biotech clusters and the top 10 emerging clusters, showing how record amounts of funding from the National Insitutes of Health and venture capital are translating to the real estate markets.
  • Business Insider highlighted 6 clusters that are seeing large amounts of growth, whether they’re established but growing very rapidly, like New York City, or they’re emerging, like Pittsburgh and Houston.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Real estate to house pharmaceutical, biotech, and other medical research professionals is growing at a rapid pace and rents continue to rise, a sign that tenant demand can support the increasing attention on life sciences from institutional investors and developers. 

Lab space has grown

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