How the Biggest Real Estate Sale in History Went from Boom to Bust

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book.jpgWhen the massive middle-class apartment complex Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village was sold in 2006, it was the biggest real estate deal in history -- $5.4 billion, most of which came from outside investors. But from Day One, the purchase had problems. Author Charles Bagli chronicles the sale and its aftermath in his new book Other People's Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made.

Credits

Guest:
Charles Bagli - New York Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Kerry Cavanaugh, Evan George