Look, if you don't have data, just admit that you are repeating hearsay and move on. You don't need to spin an elaborate tale about how your friend has data and he's really smart so I should listen to you.
(a) I never said listen to me, I said listen to the experts yourself.
(b) I gave you the data, you lazy child - its the very first line of my previous message. Since you clearly have no inclination to gain knowledge (or you would have at least looked at the data, and responded with data), I'll leave it at that.
I was doing pretty good keeping a straight face until you got to the part about the experts with prediction records, and then I busted out laughing. How many of your experts were on TV in 2007 telling us that there was no bubble?
On the subject of experts: an expert on international trade doesn't have anything to do with housing bubbles. And even if experts are sometimes incorrect, at least they have a framework and approach that can be verified, improved (this is crucial and is why I don't listen to ideologists), and are held accountable to. Your argument is "Expert X got something wrong, so I have no reason to listen to them about anything, but will instead follow a man (Trump) who started a Mortgage company just before the crash. Because I'm blue-collar and know that street smarts is better than all them expert talk."
The only valid point you made is that I should move on. To any who later come upon this thread, there is enough information (including data) for them to form an educated view (if they are so inclined).