Housing Price Futures and Options

Discussion in 'Trading' started by realestatetimer, Jan 12, 2006.

  1. In April 2006, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange is going to start trading housing price futures and options for 10 major U.S. cities.

    Because it takes a buyer and a seller to make a market, who do you think is going to be trading (or hedging themselves) with this new financial product?

    Robert Campbell
  2. This is a great development, assuming liquidity develops. The timing is spot on. Sellers will be homeowners and builders, buyers will be real estate investors and renters. Arbitrageurs and speculators on both sides.