RATINGS DEFINED

The communities listed on houseappreciation.com are those considered by our panel of experts to be among the most likely in the United States to realize large increases in residential real estate annual appreciation. All are in our view among the top 32 percent of communities in the country defined by high school attendance areas.

The average house appreciations in our ratings (over a recent 10 year period) are listed below.

Specifically:


Rating Average Appreciation Description
AAAA 107.8% Communities that are rated “AAAA” are considered to have the highest number of favorable investment attributes and are in the top 8 percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.
AAA 83.0% Communities that are rated “AAA” are considered to have an extremely high number of favorable investment attributes and are ranked between the 8th and 16th percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.
AA 70.1% Communities that are rated “AA” are considered to have a very high number of favorable investment attributes and are ranked between the 16th and 24th percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.
A 60.5% Communities that are rated “A” are considered to have many favorable investment attributes and are ranked between the 24th and 32nd percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.