Below is a nice graphical summary of the rise and fall of the US housing market through 2010 and the macro level responses to the ensuing real estate foreclosure crisis. Scary to see the obvious missteps when looking back at some of the decisions made. That’s why hindsight is 20/20 (and our politicians unfortunately have 0/20 foresight!)

Some other housing related articles which may interest you:

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