If the U.S. economy affects you in any way (and how could it not) then this article on the still collapsing housing market should send a chill down your spine. I was especially stricken by the following statistic:
Of the homes that did find buyers in October, nearly half were the result of a sale after a foreclosure.
Any way you slice it, that's pretty grim. I'd hate to be trying to sell a house right now.