Contradictory advice offered by WSJ

Two stories from Marketplace (owned by WSJ)

5 reasons to not buy a house in 2009:

1. Prices are still dropping
2. This sale will be on for a while
3. You may not stay put
4. Your job could be the next to go
5. Your cash reserves will be eaten up

5 reasons to buy a house in 2009:
1. Affordability is better than ever
2. You have a large inventory to choose from
3. Builders are offering big discounts
4. Mortgage rates are historically low
5. You can get a federal tax credit