Is Buying A Home A 'Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity'?

I guess only time will tell and we won’t know until sometime in the future.  The gentleman in the article below seems to think it is and he makes a good point.

“If you plug into that concept and leave fear in a box on the shelf, you can be ahead of the curve and ride the wave of the trends that matter,” according to Rand.

http://www.dsnews.com/articles/todays-real-estate-market-once-in-a-generation-opportunity-2011-04-21