This is the one thing buyers put above all other considerations when choosing a suburb

first_imgBeing close to schools is a major consideration when buying.MORE than a third of Queensland parents rate being close to schools as a big drawcard when buying property.New research revealed after cost it was more important to parents in Queensland than any other state.The survey by finder.com.au found it was the most important consideration for 34 per cent of Queensland parents when they were looking to buy.The second most important consideration for Queensland buyers was that the area have a low crime rate, with 17 per cent citing this as their major issue.Only 10 per cent of buyers thought it was a priority to buy close to family, while three per cent were most concerned about being close to parks and playgrounds.More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoFinder, money expert Bessie Hassan said overall the findings found throughout Australia, after costs of housing, being close to a school was their other biggest concern.“A good school zone is the first thing one in three parents look for when house hunting,’’ she said.“The findings show education is more important than the local crime rate for Aussie parents who are relocating.’’Ms Hassan said some parents chose a house specifically to be enrolled at a particular school, not only to guarantee admission but because they placed a high value on convenience.“It’s one thing to be in a high ranking school – it’s another to be in walking distance.”She said buyers and renters were so keen on getting within a particular school’s catchment area that they would happily forego being close to family and work.About one in five parents were wanting to move before their eldest child started primary or high school.last_img read more

Duško Ivanović Will Be Presented Next Week

first_imgThe B&H Basketball Association will officially present the new coach next week, although it was previously announced that the ceremony will be held before the lottery for the qualifications group for the next Eurobasket.Due to the obligations of leaders of the Association, as well as of the new coach Duško Ivanović, the press conference will be scheduled for next week.All the details of his contract have been agreed on, and he will lead the B&H national team in the upcoming qualifying cycle, with the possibility of extending cooperation.(Source: radiosarajevo.ba)last_img