Is the glass half-empty? In a weak housing market overwhelmed by foreclosure sales, tight bank...

|By:, SA News Editor

Is the glass half-empty? In a weak housing market overwhelmed by foreclosure sales, tight bank credit and credit-wracked buyers, seller-financed home purchases are gaining popularity, particularly in hard-hit places like Michigan. With a deep stretch, contrarian thinkers may read this as a sign the housing market is near bottoming out.