If you're looking to invest in a new home that will appreciate in value the most, make sure there's a Starbucks nearby.That's the conclusion of new research by Seattle-based real estate site Zillow, which analyzed the impact of Starbucks on surrounding home prices.

The study found that while the value of the average American home appreciated 65 percent over the last 17 years, to $168,000, homes within a quarter mile of a Starbucks appreciated 96 percent, to $269,000, according to the study excerpted from the new book "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate" by CEO Spencer Rascoff and chief economist Stan Humphries by the website Quartz.

Some might argue Starbucks only moves into neighborhoods where property values are already higher, or that any coffee shops like Dunkin' Donuts drive up values.  To read the full article,  click HERE -