FUN FACTS: WALGREENS VS TARGET – WHO DRIVES REAL ESTATE VALUES?

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Chances are most homeowners are frequent visitors to their neighborhood Walmart or Target, more often than their bank account would like. One minute they walk in to get a small household item and the next thing they know their cart is full and their wallet empty. But which store is better for finances when it comes to owning a home? For this analysis, RealtyTrac decided to take a look at home values, appreciation and property taxes in U.S. zip codes with a Walmart or a Target to determine which superstore gives homeowners super returns.

What we found is that homeowners near a Target have experienced better home value appreciation since their purchase, but also pay more and have higher property taxes on average.

Among homeowners who sold in 2015, those near a Target saw an average 27 percent increase in home price since they purchased their home, which equates to an average price gain of $65,569, compared to 16 percent appreciation and an average price gain of $24,900 for homeowners near a Walmart. The average appreciation for all zip codes nationwide is 22 percent, while the average price gain is $40,626.

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Keith Kaplan

CalBRE #01933707
Sothebys International Realty
9255 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA   90069

keith.kaplan@sothebyshomes.com

310-646-7791

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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