Actually, we’ll start this post the way we usually end some posts, i.e. File under: Duh!

That’s our reaction to the list of the 15 best housing markets over the next five years. Almost all of them are today’s basket case markets — in Florida, California, Arizona, etc.

They have no where to go but up, therefore they make the best future housing markets.

Granted, it’s good to know who or what product might one day be on the rise, for the biggest profits are often made by buying low. But this is definitely one “best” list that Bostonians should be happy not to be on.