Its coverage and debate can bring tears to your eyes… 😉
In reference to the housing bubble (of course): Immune-Deficient Realtor Forced To Spend Entire Life In Housing Bubble [the Onion] 
Although I routinely check out print and online articles in the Onion  to find hard-hitting news items. It never dawned on me to use it to research the housing market until I was reading a post in Brokered  and came across this this hilarious article: As Real-Estate Agent, Area Man’s Appearance Crucial [the Onion] .
And in a rare example of a conversion in the opposite direction: Loft Apartments Converted To Mayonnaise Factory [the Onion]