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Whether you have children or not, researching school districts is a crucial step when buying a new home.
If you’re in the market for a new home you better be researching local school districts – it could mean all the difference for your family, whether you have children or not.
When people search for a new home, there are many factors that weigh in on their decision: price, amenities, neighborhood, the square footage, rent or own, new or old, and much more. Don’t make the mistake of forgetting to add another important aspect of home buying to this research list- school districts. Even if you don’t have, or never plan to have school-age children, school districts can still have quite an impact on your home value and living area.
Mark Schreier of Century 21 American Homes discusses the importance of considering school districts when buying a home.
Here are four of the main reasons why the quality of school districts is something that you need to keep in mind when you buy your next home.
1. A Good School District = A Good Neighborhood
All other things constant, a good school district tends to equal a good neighborhood. And when it comes to real estate, the name of the game is location, location, location. Great location can mean safer neighborhoods, an abundance of places to eat, ease of access to transportation, proximity to urban, beach or vacation areas, and amenities like public parks and services.
If you do have kids, a good location and good neighborhood are even more important. Just ask John Wetmore, “walking” safety
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While some schools are debating whether to teach sex ed, Philadelphia schools will be making free condoms available in 22 schools across the district.
The world is in a constant state of change and those who fail to adjust fall behind. Unfortunately, the American public education system has not kept up with the times and is currently facing a number of serious problems. Keep reading to learn about the biggest failures affecting the modern U.S. public education system as well as some of the trends that could spark change.
Summer break is a time to kick back and relax but it is also a great time to do activities that will boost your college applications. Keep reading to see how to boost your application this summer.