The big factors that parents consider when they house hunt is the schools. 2020 update: How can parents help their children integrate into a new school system in the fall of 2020? What would normally happen is that your child would go to school, meet children, and figure out who they want to be friends
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.