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M&A Announcement: Great Southern Homes Completes Reverse-Merger

Friday, March 31, 2023

Zelman served as exclusive M&A buy-side adviser to DiamondHead Holdings Corp. in connection with its recently closed acquisition of Great Southern Homes, Inc. at an enterprise value of approximately $600 million, creating the industry’s third publicly-traded “land light” homebuilder. Great Southern Homes trades on the Nasdaq as United Homes Group (Ticker Symbol: "UHG"). United Homes Group is one of the largest homebuilders in the Southeast focused on entry level and first-time move-up home buyers, employing a capital efficient “land-light” operating model. This transaction is the largest private builder m&a transaction since 2014, the first homebuilder reverse merger since 2020 and only the third homebuilder to go public since 2014.

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CNBC - Squawk on the Street

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Home sweet home? Not necessarily. Alan was live on 'Squawk on the Street' and spoke about his concern over weakness in the housing market in the quarters ahead despite the near-term pullback in mortgage rates.

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CNBC - Closing Bell: Overtime

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Alan joined ‘Closing Bell: Overtime’ to discuss KB Home’s numbers and the challenges faced by homebuilders. Alan remarked, "we definitely see signs of stabilization in the housing market."

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Do You Convert? Diving Into Home Builder Data

Monday, March 20, 2023

On a special podcast, Alan and Rick Holmes, CEO of Home Builder Data, took a deep dive into the world of home builder data. They explored insights gathered, discussed the roles of first-time home buyers now and in the future, and how they use data to track trends for and from home builders nationwide.

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Business Insider - Billionaire Grant Cardone says he and other real estate investors ...

Monday, February 20, 2023

Zelman research was referenced in a Business Insider article about rapid home-price growth and soaring mortgage rates that has led to a dramatic downturn in housing demand throughout 2022, leading experts to speculate that the entire U.S. real estate market could implode. 

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Fox Business - Varney & Co.

Friday, January 13, 2023

Alan joined Fox Business Network to discuss how new construction is playing a role in increasing the current housing supply. Hear his insight on how incentivizing buyers could be the only way to move inventory.

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HousingWire - Debunking the housing inventory myth in preparation for 2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Ivy's thoughts were referenced in this article regarding the lack of housing inventory given work from home and interest rates. "Recent bias, or the belief that recent events will occur again soon, keeps many of us, like the Fed, looking through the rearview mirror, missing what’s ahead."

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CNBC - Closing Bell with Sara Eisen

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Dennis was featured on CNBC discussing the consumer price index insight throughout 2023. “Our data is showing that there is deceleration…but the question is how quickly that deceleration unfolds.”

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Business Insider - Home prices are falling at the fastest rate in 15 years...

Monday, December 12, 2022

In a recent interview with Ted Oakley of Oxbow Advisors, Ivy's perspective on mortgage rates and the housing market demand were referenced within this article, "If we don't see any type of improvement in the economy and rates are stubbornly higher than 6%, I think you are going to see pricing continue to decline."

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CoStar - This Sun Belt City Had the Biggest Drop in US Apartment Rent in November

Thursday, December 8, 2022

North Carolina’s capital had the biggest monthly drop in rents among major U.S. apartment markets where rates fell in November, the latest sign the nation's surge in rent increases is easing. This past week, Ivy was a guest on the Walker Webcast. She provided her thoughts on what's happening now with rent levels saying, "The October numbers were pretty ugly."

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