A Special Note from Michael: Listen, I’m about to speak you about housing. A huge hot button right now. But investing on the right side of hot button topics is the best way to make money in the market. That’s exactly what I cover in a recent presentation you can get to right here.
“Sell Me a Home, Please”
My daughters Jordan and Kendall literally could not have picked a worse time to look for an apartment. Turns out the massive boom in home prices amid a housing shortage is filtering down to rentals.
It’s one thing to read about the nation’s historically hot housing market. It’s a completely different matter to actually be trying to find a place to live in this crazy market. My daughters’ apartment hunting became a deadlock as one apartment after another got snapped up in as little as two hours.
Many prospective first-time homeowners are getting priced out of the market. Even when they have the finances, there’s just no supply. For Montana resident Sean Hawksford, a young man with a successful construction business and a pregnant wife took to the streets with cardboard signs that read “PLEASE SELL ME A HOME.”
With all this, you can see why real-estate agents are turning to AI for help.
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index released Tuesday rose a stunning 16.6%. It’s the highest annual rate of home price growth since the index began in 1987.
Even the most seasoned real-estate pros across our $34 trillion housing market are at their wits end. Meanwhile, the smart ones are doing what I would do-they’re tapping AI as a tech tool.
Today, I have a double play. Two stocks that cover both sides of the housing market: real estate and property insurance.