Market predictions are everywhere. Don't get me wrong, they definitely have their place. But the standard market predictions in real estate have been made much tougher for real estate pros and writers alike by all of the governmental toying.
I'm not complaining -- my phone definitely rang more after the announcement of the 2009 tax credit for homebuyers.
My point is just that all the government stimulus past, present and future (and the inevitable expiration thereof at some point in time) makes it tough to call exactly how this whole thing will shake out.