10. Loan officers are going door to door with applications like girl scouts selling cookies
9. Your 10 year old is thinking about buying her own place and moving out
8. Houses are listed as buy one get one free
7. Poor Iraqi's are buying are buying vacation homes in the U.S.
6. Your stimulus check exceeds your 20% down payment
5. Owning a home is cheaper than living in your car
4. Your loan papers say "pay us when you have the money"
3. There are more "for sale" signs on the street than there are houses
2. You can buy a McMansion for a Happy Meal price
1. Even Ed McMahon can afford to buy