The home buyer tax credit appears to be helping the real estate market across the United States. Real estate agents from coast to coast are reporting increased buyer interest, in part due to the home buyer tax credit. Continued low mortgage interest rates is another reason cited for buyers to "get off the fence".
Realtors from California, Utah, North Carolina, and New Mexico share their thoughts and experience in this article:
Home Buyers Tax Credit Helps Real Estate Sales Across the US