This Weekend in the ‘Burbs: October 16-18, 2015​

Oct 16, 2015

Happy Friday, everyone! There’s lots going on in the residential real estate market this week…

Willing to tackle a slightly longer commute?Massive discountscould await…
Avoid buyers’ remorsewith these pro tips
First-time buyer? You’re not alone! Nearlyone-third of August saleswere first-timers.

While there are plenty of high school rankings available, ever wonder how your potential elementary and middle schools stack up? The U.S. Department of Education issues an annual list ofNational Blue Ribbon Schoolswhich, in 2015, includes 335 high achieving public, private and charter schools from coast to coast:

TheSan Francisco suburbshave LOTS of Blue Ribbon Schools, including Alameda Science and Technology Institute and Bel Aire Elementary School in Tiburon, among others
InNew JerseySouthern Boulevard School in Chatham tops the Blue Ribbon list!
Leaving Chicago? May Watts Elementary School in Naperville and Hough Street School in Barrington earned these top honors in ‘15.

For deep dives, rankings and assessment beyond the Blue Ribbon Schools, check out resources likeSchoolDiggerandGreatSchoolswhich cover off K-12 schools in every district.

No matter where you are in your suburb search process, theSuburban Jungle Realty Groupcan help! Start with our no obligationsuburbs questionnaire, which helps families narrow down their search. From there, one of our proSuburb Strategistswill reach out and discuss some communities that could fit your family’s needs and lifestyle.

Enjoy the weekend!

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