Friday, December 8, 2023 | The Latest Buzz for the Appraisal Industry

Lessons from 2008 We Need for Today’s Market

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Bill Black, Author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One and Associate Professor of Economics and Law. We sat down with Bill and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC, to discuss mortgage fraud and what we can learn today from the market from 2008.

Take a look at his Ted Talk, “How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is)” here.

How are we seeing similarities between today and what happened in 2008 in the housing market? What are the “Three C’s?” These questions and much more will be answered between Bill and Joan as they dive into this subject.

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