"We're house broke!"
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, S.C.
"It says banks are dumping their dog loans."
-- Phil Chubb, Charlotte
"Rising home prices are no longer dogma."
-- Lou Desser, Indian Land, S.C.
"Falling prices dog housing market."
"All breeds flea housing market."
"In for a penny, out to the pound."
-- All by Douglas Cox, Albemarle
Thanks for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
“Do you know what these numbers mean in dog years?”
“It says here that we’re at a tipping point in the housing market.”
“Looks like we’ll have to ruff it a while longer.”
“It says here that housing prices have gone to the dogs.”
"I still haven't learned this whole 'return' thing."
“I thought it would be easy to collar the market!”
"Peak buying season or not, new home sales are dogging it."
“This foreclosure was once owned by a World War I flying ace.”
Update: Formatting problems killed out one of Doug Cox's runner-up entries. It's been added back to the mix.