schools

Bidding wars and better schools

Housing is all about the schools. This created the situation that springtime house hunters face in most areas around Boston. A little perspective: In the book The Two Income Trap, one of the ongoing tropes is that the pressure to send one’s children to “good” schools underlies the competition for houses in well-regarded schools systems.

Get the best education you can afford for your children

So, what do you do to get the best education you can afford for your children? Public information: The Department of Education publishes district profiles. To open a report card, write the town or district into the box for “Search for your Report Card.” Then use the hyperlinks below that to see the information. Within

By | 2016-12-28T14:01:07+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Categories: House Hunting, Schools|Tags: , , , |

Choosing location, location, location

Some houses only sell in seller’s markets. That is when buyers are willing to do their deepest compromises. Buyers who are considering entering the market need to know that we are still in a seller’s market. When buyers get desperate, they look at seriously location-impaired houses. I am talking really impaired! Stuff like a house

By | 2016-12-28T14:01:08+00:00 January 14th, 2015|Categories: House Hunting, Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , |