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Super Bowl LI: New England’s Higher Home Prices vs. Atlanta’s Faster Price Growth

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here: the New England Patriots (a shocker to nobody) vs. the Atlanta Falcons.

Last month we looked at who would be the this year’s champion if the winner was determined based on the home price movements of each team’s city.

It now appears that much to the chagrin of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the many Patriots haters out there, Tom Brady is on his way to winning his fifth Super Bowl. Of the remaining scenarios, only New England’s remains (highest median home price).

Does that mean double trouble for the Falcons on Sunday? We’ll see. Atlanta does have the warmer weather and hotter price growth, while the Boston area’s median home price is over double that of a typical home in Atlanta.

Teams/Third Quarter Median Single-family Home Price
Atlanta Falcons – $191,500 (7.0 percent)
New England Patriots (Boston) – $435,300 (3.4 percent)

Price Scenarios: 

If the Super Bowl winner is the team with the highest median home price, the New England Patriots will be the champions.

If the Super Bowl winner is the team with the lowest median home price, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be the champions.

If the Super Bowl winner is the team with the fastest price appreciation (YoY), the Dallas Cowboys will be the champions.

If the Super Bowl winner is the team with the slowest price appreciation (YoY), the Houston Texans will be the champions.

Teams/Third Quarter Median Single-family Home Price
Atlanta Falcons – $191,500 (7.0 percent)
Dallas Cowboys – $230,500 (9.8 percent)
Green Bay Packers – $157,100 (4.7 percent)
Houston Texans – $217,400 (0.1 percent)
Kansas City Chiefs  – $188,000 (8.0 percent)
New England Patriots (Boston) – $435,300 (3.4 percent)
Pittsburgh Steelers – $152,000 (7.9 percent)*
Seattle Seahawks – $422,100 (9.3 percent)

* According to realtor.com® data on average listing price