Nearly 50 percent of homebuyers rate quality of schools as more important than affordability or convenience to shopping, even proximity to family and friends, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors®. That’s up 25 percent from a similar NAR study conducted in 2015.
The report’s findings bode well for agents who use Realtors Property Resource®, the nation’s leading aggregator of real estate data. Agents can leverage the platform’s expansive tools to research schools, locate up to 20 nearby listings and create professional, quality reports for clients.
RPR’s school data includes teacher, academic and overall school grades, as well as school district side-by-side comparisons.
Specific metrics include: