Two kids at a middle of the road private boarding school equals the cost of financing about £500,000 worth of house. So you need to weigh up the pros and cons. Will either look after you in your dotage?! Which will offer the best return on investment?
If we *knew* our child was going to be the next Prime Minister, then perhaps we could make a future-proof *correct* decision when choosing a school, but for those whose children defy the Civil Service pigeon-hole, Stacks provides some food for thought when mulling over this crucial life decision …
So, how are you feeling now ? Need more on how should that decision be implemented if the school is the be-all-and-end-all? A good house is the foundation of a happy childhood, but when should they get involved ? Or are schools are not an issue for you?
Stacks’ clients are often househunting with the whole family in tow. It bears repeating that, even if you are househunting with the whole family in mind, selecting a school as the sole basis of your house search can be a dangerous strategy. If your heart is set on one school, you...
If living near the right school is your first priority, what factors should you be examining in your househunt? Our advice to families with young children is generally to move somewhere with plenty of options – good state schools for all ages, good private schools, and preferably a grammar school area....
When it comes to property and private schools in the UK, each family has its own traditions and choices to make. However, Stacks notes that it’s becoming more unusual to send one’s children away with a trunk, and not to see them again until the next holidays. There is a growing...
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