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Thursday, April 2, 2015

McDonalds No - Starbucks Yes!

Home values rise when a Starbucks location hits the neighborhood, according to Quartz.
The coffee giant sends the value of nearby homes soaring, reported the news site, according to data provided by Zillow. The online real estate database compared home values before and after a Starbucks was built in a neighborhood.
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Data from Zillow show American homes located near an outlet of the coffee chain, on average, have appreciated 96 percent between 1997 and 2014, from an average $137,000 to $269,000. Homes in neighborhoods without a Starbucks have appreciated 65 percent in the same time, from $102,000 to $168,000, Quartz reported.