Jerry - pay more attention to who says what in the piece.
said Bob Riggi, a real-estate broker with Windermere/ Pacific West Properties Inc.
Housing Predictor, a real estate analyst group
said Byron Hendricks, the president of Prudential Real Estate Professionals in Salem.
Peter Rogers, the president of Coldwell Banker Mountain West Real Estate Inc.,
John Lee, a manager and principal broker with Re/Max Equity Group
Real estate agents say they're optimistic about 2008.