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Buyers: Pay Attention to the School District When Searching
Don't have children? Plan to have them at some point in the future? The school district for that beautiful home that you've got your eye on should be at the top of your list of considerations when buying a home. Higher property values seem to go hand-in-hand with higher-rated schools. In most areas, certain boundaries define which schools your children will go to, and switching to a different school can be complicated and expensive in many cases- IF it can be done. Additionally, school boundaries change from time to time and that's the reason why your agent seems hesitant to talk to you about schools. Agents get sued if they're wrong about them.
With all of the information today on the Internet, you're in luck as a buyer when it comes to narrowing down your search based on the school district. Here's a wonderful link to the Montgomery County School District in Maryland that will show you the schools currently associated with a specific address: Montgomery County MD School Locator. Once you know the schools, it's easy to get an idea of how the schools are
peforming by visiting Great Schools. The school-scoring websites should not be the only factor that you use to make ... more
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