The sector is facing a threat from rising rates, but a few builders still have plenty of promise.
It's not just rising interest rates that may cause problems for home buyers. It's the possible demise of the 30-year mortgage, too.
Support levels have been tested after the recent spike in interest rates. Can shares hold their ground here?
These companies stand to gain from increased consumer spending.
Sentiment on homebuilders is much more optimistic than it was two years ago -- just look at recent magazine covers -- which means the easy money has been made.
The companies that are called to join the heavy-hitters in the benchmark index will be in line for a nice boost in their stock price.
Industry sentiment has been improving since 2011, but may not reflect economic realities.
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