The Ascent of Money. Wow! What a book! I read this book when I was away in Mexico growing this crazy red beard you see me with in all my recent videos.
Niall Ferguson is an Economic Historian at Oxford and Harvard Universities and the authour of several books. In The Ascent of Money, he accurately predicted the Credit Crisis of September 2008 in early 2008. Very impressive!
In Chapter 4 of his book he discusses Real Estate. If you are interested in why property prices go up and down, this should be required reading...
Have a look at the television version of The Ascent of Money on PBS.
I've posted some recent videos of him discussing The Financial Crisis and would love to hear your thoughts. Join the conversation on Vancouver Real Estate at my blog.