26 Aug '14

News Good schools add £21,000 to local property prices

Homes near good schools sell for £268,000, compared with the average national house price of £247,000, Lloyds research showsA top state secondary school adds an average of £21,000 to house prices in the local area, with one school in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, helping houses command a £483,000 premium over prices across the county, according to research by Lloyds Bank.It named Beaconsfield high school, where 75% of all students' grades in recent GCSEs were A or A*, as the school that added most to local house prices and the town as the least affordable place for local people wanting to get their children into the school. Continue reading...

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