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California home prices to grow more slowly next year, Realtors forecast, but sales may be stronger

Ultra-low mortgage rates and pent-up demand for single-family homes will offset continued economic uncertainty and a supply shortage in 2021, with the net result being a 3.3% increase in California home sales and a modest 1.3% increase in the median price next year versus 2020, according to a California Association of Realtors forecast published Tuesday.

With only a few months left to go, sales this year are expected to be

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Lowe’s Charts Are Stronger Than Home Depot’s

During Monday night’s Mad Money program, Jim Cramer told viewers that homes and remodeling continues to gain strength. That’s why Cramer continued to recommend Home Depot (HD) and Lowe’s Cos. (LOW) , among others.

Let’s check them both out.  

In this daily bar chart of HD, below, we can see that prices have been correcting sideways to lower since late August. Prices have been trading through the cresting 50-day moving average line but a downtrend has yet to materialize. The slower-to-react 200-day moving average line has a positive slope.

 

The On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has been in a decline from the middle of August and tells us that sellers of HD have been more aggressive.

 

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) oscillator just dipped below the zero line for a sell signal but it looks like the MACD oscillator has turned upwards yet again to a fresh buy signal.  

 

 

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