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How buying in a top school district can benefit you

It’s the time of year when going back to school is on the brains of children, parents and community members. Whether or not you have a family to consider, buying property in an area with good schools can benefit you in many ways.

Seeking good schools

If you are seeking good schools for your children, it’s beneficial to know where you school district boundaries are. Most school districts have an attendance area map that breaks down the sections of the town by school.

In the Bend-La Pine School District, there are so many students and schools, it’s important to know where you’re buying if you have a desired school that you wish for your kids to attend. Bend La Pine has 30 schools alone. Buying one or two streets over can make a big difference, when it comes to attendance areas. Check out the areas here: https://www.bend.k12.or.us/district/parents/attendance-areas

No children to consider

Even if you don’t have children to factor, buying near a well ranked school system can increase the value of your house. If there are good schools, public or private, in your area it makes that area more desirable for future buyers. It’s adding value to your house without actually having to do anything to the property. It’s the same as buying a property that’s close to amenities like restaurants, shopping, etc. You don’t have to physically do anything to the property in order for the value to be affected.

Future planning

Even if you don’t currently have children, future planning can be important to consider. If you’re considering buying a home in a new area, it is important to note whether or not there are good schools nearby. If you wind up having kids, ideally you would want to make sure you’re already in a good school system. It would be unfortunate to buy in an area, and lose value on your home when you went to sell it because you weren’t near good schools. That would also be tough if the reason you were moving was to get closer to better schools for your offspring.

Take Away

When you’re considering in investing in property or real estate in Bend, Oregon, or elsewhere, it’s important to consider what sort of school district you’re buying in. Good schools bring in much more than just educated students, they can influence local culture, arts, restaurants and more. Good schools also can mean that you’re living in a great area, which can indirectly increase the value of your property or home.