PHOTO: Megan Matthew with her children Jack, 15, Ruby, 13 and Frankie, 3, at their home in Bardon, Brisbane. Photo: Marc Pricop
House prices in some school catchments have skyrocketed by almost 30 per cent over the past 12 months, proving education is not only golden but worth far more to families than a big pool and water views.
The dramatic price hike comes amid reports of fierce buyer competition in key family hotspots, as growing hordes of home hunters place primary and secondary school access at the top of their wish list.
See how School catchments compare across different cities and how they drive property value and growth.
“These catchments are a fundamental driver for property decisions because education is hugely important,” Domain senior research analyst Nicola Powell said, adding that price jumps were recorded in both expensive and affordable pockets.
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