Scout Vision’s® exclusive Blue Chip Index rates a neighborhood’s past performance and current fundamentals on a 1 -5 scale. Past performance takes into account the last 10 years of observed home value appreciation and current fundamentals include key ingredients that NeighborhoodScout’s analyses have found to ensure properties hold value in a downturn.

  • 1 - Very Low (Ranked in the bottom 20% of all neighborhoods in the nation for investment security).
  • 2 - Low (Ranked in the bottom 40% of all neighborhoods in the nation for investment security).
  • 3 - Moderate (Ranked in the middle 20% of all neighborhoods in the nation for investment security).
  • 4 - High (Ranked in the top 40% of all neighborhoods in the nation for investment security).
  • 5 - Blue Chip (Ranked in the top 20% of all neighborhoods in the nation for investment security).