Michael Taylor, CFA®
by
Global Research Analyst
Luis Alvarado
by
Global Research Analyst

Key takeaways

  • Home prices in the U.S. continue to rise. Yet, the extent of price increases appears to be uneven across regions and metropolitan areas.
  • The two main drivers of home-price appreciation and sales growth are increased demand and limited supply, particularly in select metropolitan areas.

What it may mean for investors

  • The U.S. housing market remains solid. An active housing market should contribute to economic growth and benefit the Consumer Discretionary and Financial sectors as banks lend to new buyers.

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