What are they smoking at USA today?
NAR Chief Economist Named a Top Forecaster
He's a terrible forecaster in his own arena.
See this: NAR Clowns Incredible Shrinking Forecasts...
which is just more of this: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2007/09/11/hiding-the-ugly-truth-about-housing.aspx
USA today, you owe readers something a bit better. How about looking at Yun's constant harping that all is about to be well in housing, and contrasting it with the harsh facts?