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Fri 04 Sep 2020

Premium to live near top schools


 
  • This week marks the return to school for many children. School catchments play a huge role in choosing a home. Living close to a top school can cost an additional £25,000.
  • Houses within the catchment of the top 10% of primary schools on average cost £27,000 more than those in the wider postcode district, a 7% premium.
  • Houses within the catchment of the top 10% of secondary schools on average cost £25,000 more than those in the wider postcode district, a 6% premium.
  • Premiums vary between regions, Yorkshire and the Humber has the greatest premium for top primary schools, 12%. The West Midlands has the largest premium for top secondary schools, 19%.
The team at Langford Rae Property Agents in Chelsfield have been helping people move within Chelsfield, Orpington, Sevenoaks and the surrounding villages since 1986.  Call us today for a chat and lets see if we can help you.  01689862770.