I have a friend recovering from an ugly breakup where his partner said many things, yet in the end her actions didn't align with her words. This has happened to all of us and it can be very confusing. When faced with conflicting information we often don't know what to believe.
Sales haven't really gone up or down. Things remain pretty flat - sideways if you will.
June brought softish housing stats. The number of sales is down, market time is up. We've all seen the headlines about sales and appreciation falling. But don't reach for the smelling salts just yet - this does not mean that values have fallen.