Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods? You might think it’s just a question of grocery prices or quality. In reality, the grocery stores in your neighborhood can say something about your home’s value.

ATTOM’s 2022 Grocery Store Wars analysis found that Trader Joe’s had significant advantages if you’re a homeowner.

Analysts looked at current average home values, 5-year home price appreciation for YTD 2022 vs. YTD 2017, current average home equity, home seller profits, and home flipping rates in U.S. zip codes with a least one Whole Foods store, one Trader Joe’s store and one ALDI store.

Homes near a Trader Joe’s saw an average 5-year home price appreciation of 49%. Homes near a Whole Foods saw an average appreciation of 45%, and ALDI was up slightly at 58%.

However, Trader Joe’s takes the lead with homeowners with an average home value at $987,923. It also leads in home equity with homeowners earning an average of 50% ($520,842) equity. In comparison, Whole Foods clocks in at 45% ($433,311) and ALDI at 38% ($132,643).

The average value for homes near a Whole Foods is $891,416, and $321,116 for homes near an ALDI.

If you’re an investor looking to home flip, properties near an ALDI are the way to go. They have an average gross flipping ROI of 54%. Those near a Whole Foods had an average gross flipping ROI of 28%. Those near a Trader Joe’s ranked at 25%, according to the report.

Properties near an ALDI have an average home seller ROI of 61%. Properties near a Trader Joe’s is at 58%, and properties near a Whole Foods at 51%.

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