Many resources provide insights into best schools

Belmont High School wasn't all algebra and English, thank goodness. That's Julie and me cutting the cake to celebrate an occasion long forgotten. (Photo by Ron Kessler)

Real estate agents often are asked where the good schools are or whether a particular school is worthy.

Anyone who answers those questions is in danger of prosecution. That’s because giving schools information is likened to giving neighborhood information.

Under the Fair Housing Act, we’re not allowed to steer buyers toward or away from a “good” or a “bad” neighborhood because doing so amounts to racial discrimination.  Among other characteristics, discriminating by race is against the law on not only the federal level, but state and municipal levels as well.

For buyers in search of helpful information about public and private schools, other resources ensure that all is not lost. Continue reading

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