We love graphs. We can't make them, but we do love them, the art of turning dry data into loopy colored strings. Or better yet, pie. And so some genius has taken housing prices from 1890 to today and transformed them into a roller coaster ride. Well, actually they took economist Robery Shiller's history of home prices and turned it into a roller coaster rise.
It's a little long- like, we only care about what we could have bought in the 1990's. And while there's a clickety-clackety soundtrack, there's no screaming.
Next week, the Sub-Prime Mortgage Luge.
· US Home prices adjusted for inflation plotted as a roller coaster [SpeculativeBubble via Curbed LA]