Wow... we (the commercial insurance agency I worked for) were stressing about the upcoming ‘housing bubble’ back in 2005-2006 as it would surely affect our interest in the thousands (hundreds of?) dollars in commission lost if and when our mega-builders that were our clients hit the bubble pop.
Why did no one else see it?
I started collecting articles on the subprime crisis in mid-2007. People were aware, but Dodd-Frank refused to allow any changes to prevent the collapse.