School quality affects home buying, even for households without children

Two similar homes less than a mile from one another can have a price difference of $100,000

November 19, 2014

A recent study by Redfin found that homes in a quality school district cost about $50 more per square foot.


Homes in these districts also typically retain their values better when it’s time to sell. The Washington Post lists the 20 most affordable Zip codes with good schools, as well as the 20 least affordable ones.


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