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The New York Times - Housing Costs Are Running Hot, but Is the Data Missing a Cooling Trend?

Monday, February 26, 2024

The persistence of housing inflation poses a problem for Fed officials as they consider when to roll back interest rates. Mark provided his thoughts, “If you want to know where inflation is going, you need to know where housing inflation is going,” Housing inflation, he added, “is not slowing at the rate that we expected or anyone expected.”

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CNBC - The Exchange with Tyler Mathisen

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Ryan discussed the State of Housing, how the Fed’s moves will impact the sector and more. Ryan mentioned that he believes “existing home sales will see an upward tick this year.”

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CNBC - Overtime with Jon Fortt

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Ivy spoke to CNBC about Toll Brothers reported Q1 earnings today after the bell. With looming future Fed rate cuts, what can Toll tell us about the health of the housing sector? “Toll Brothers really blew it away,” Ivy said. “What we are seeing is the market accelerating into spring and therefore, there might be even a pullback in the need to buy down mortgage rates given the strength of the overall market right now.”

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M&A Announcement - Dream Finders Homes Acquires Crescent Homes

Monday, February 19, 2024

Zelman served as Exclusive Buy-Side Investment Banker to Dream Finders Homes in connection with its acquisition of the homebuilding assets of Crescent Homes. Dream Finders is one of the fastest growing publicly-traded homebuilders in the United States (NYSE: DFH).

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CNBC - Squawk on the Street with Sara Eisen

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Ivy joined Sara Eisen from CNBC discussing the state of market and potential rebound of home sales. She pointed out two important issues that are top of mind for the housing market - affordability and inventory.

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Connect CRE - Q&A: The Zelman Investment Banking Team on Helping to Make the Sumitomo-JPI Deal

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Tony and Alex on our Investment Banking team shared thoughts on their Sumitomo-JPI deal that was built on the relationships that Zelman and Walker & Dunlop have established over time.

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On The Tape - The State of the Housing Market with Ivy Zelman

Monday, January 15, 2024

Ivy had a conversation with Danny Moses about her call on the housing bust in 2008, mortgage rates, the current state of the housing market and her top stock ideas.

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IPO Announcement - Smith Douglas Homes Priced $186 Million Initial Public Offering

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Zelman, a Walker and Dunlop Company (NYSE: WD), served as Joint Bookrunner for Smith Douglas Homes (Nasdaq: SDHC) in connection with its successful initial public offering. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Smith Douglas Homes – the 38th largest homebuilder by volume in 2022 – focuses primarily on entry-level and empty-nest homebuyers with new homes priced below the FHA loan limit in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Houston, Huntsville, Nashville, and Raleigh

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Business Insider - Famed Analyst Ivy Zelman Called The Housing Market Bubble In 2006...

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Ivy provided her thoughts on the housing market in 2024 and beyond. Heading into 2024, Ivy is upbeat about the state of US real estate. She said home values will rise further next year as sales pick up due to a continued decline in mortgage rates. "We are starting to see affordability improve dramatically," Ivy said. "I think that you can expect, in our opinion, to see home prices continue to accelerate, but at a more modest level."

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M&A Announcement - Samuel Taylor Homes Acquired by Fischer Homes

Monday, December 18, 2023

Zelman, a Walker and Dunlop Company (NYSE: WD), served as Exclusive Sell-Side Investment Banker to Samuel Taylor Homes on its successful company sale to Fischer Homes. Founded in 2011 in Panama City, Florida, Samuel Taylor is one of the largest private homebuilders operating throughout Northwest Florida.

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