Spark posted this link in an earlier thread. If you havent seen this yet its worth watching: the US housing market from 1890 to the present rendered as a rollercoaster ride. You really get a visceral feel from the peaks and dips.
This video was created by the fine folks at speculativebubble.com
.. so who wants to make one of these for the GVRD? I bet the 1980-82 section would be particularly exciting.