During a bear market, home improvement stocks have historically been solid defensive plays
The housing sector is slowing down. Rising mortgage rates are having the predictable effect of cooling down demand.
Or are they? While homeowners may not be able to get the same premium they could command just one year ago, there is still an ample supply of homes on the market. And once these homes change hands, new homeowners will be ready to make their new house their own.
However, that’s not the only catalyst for home improvement stocks. Homeowners who are deciding to “love