"We will come back big time on employment when residential construction comes back," Warren Buffett said last year. "You will be surprised, in my view, how fast employment changes when that happens."
Great to know. Because we're just about there.
Here are 14 examples showing how housing is already at -- or is very close to -- the bottom and ready to rebound.
For more on housing's future and a possible rebuttal, check out this interview I did with Yale economist Robert Shiller last winter.