Stay cool: Stock market plunge won't hurt housing, for now

If we have big upside volatility, we must expect downside to follow

Should homebuyers and sellers working on transactions now worry after the Dow dropped 1,175 points yesterday, marking the worst single stock market day since 2011? No, not unless the six-and-a-half years since the 2011 plunge have worried you. They have turned out just fine.