Sunset, if I was rich enough to move a £6bn stock on my own I wouldn't be posting here...... And I don't short.
Given the great update a couple of weeks ago this does look like a decent buying opportunity. News about the housing market has been consistently bad for over a year, but the major house builders keep making money. There's a lot less activity in the 2nd hand market but the demand for new builds is still strong.
I've never shorted and never will. Not out of any moral objection, but because unlimited downside does not appeal.
However, if there's a stock I really like, I love it when it comes under shorting attack. Because it gets cheaper. And the shorts have to buy back eventually. I made a nice profit from PETS recently by buying in when it was the most shorted stock on the market. Of course you have to evaluate each company yourself and decide whether the shorts have a point or not.
Most of the people who whine about shorting just want someone to blame for their terrible investment decisions.
So.... myself and 11,000 other people are currently watching a live stream of people rolling dice and moving small painted models around in the largest Warhammer 40k tournament of all time, the Las Vegas open 2019. It's strangely gripping