There is no one industry, which has survived all through and maintained a regular growth. It is the same case with the real estate sector as well. With a heavy up and down movement, real estate sector has again proved that nothing is safe, not even your home (referring to the industry it came from). Post recession, the sector has seen a lot of down only, especially in the States where the fluctuation in this sector only has promoted the downfall of the entire economy. The main reason attributed being the sub prime issue, that is, a significant reduction in pret immobilier against the simulation pret, which has been taken in exchange. An addition of these small cases made the big difference and shook the whole economy creating a wave of attack on the entire world. Cases like these are innumerable.
Even a small spark can shatter the whole economy.
However, darkness has its light as the economy is showing gradual signs of recovery. With the growth touching a respectable figure and other factors being positive in this direction, it is hopeful that the expectation of the people will be met at the earliest. Still, time is the most crucial factor, as it is quite uncertain whether it will be a short periodic effect or a long one.