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Houses near Whole Foods cost more than average home

Kai Ryssdal Jan 26, 2016
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 People walk out of Whole Foods Market in the Brooklyn borough on May 7, 2014 in New York City. Whole Foods Market. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Final Note

Houses near Whole Foods cost more than average home

Kai Ryssdal Jan 26, 2016
 People walk out of Whole Foods Market in the Brooklyn borough on May 7, 2014 in New York City. Whole Foods Market. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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Another data point about the all-important American housing market.

Zillow, the real estate guesstimate people, are out with some new research that shows homes within a mile of a Trader Joe’s or a Whole Foods are worth twice as much as the median home in the rest of the country.

If you own a home and a Trader Joe’s opens nearby, look for a 10 percent bump the first two years its open.

Of course, there’s a whole lot of other things that go into the value of a home near a Trader Joe’s or a Whole Foods — do I need to lay that out? No. 

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