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Subject:  Re: Homes & School Districts Date:  3/18/2004  3:05 PM
Author:  CCSand Number:  67493 of 128075

MunkeeNutz wrote:

The best strategy is to go for the best neighborhood you can afford.
If you don't need a 4-5 BRM house, don't buy one.
Go for the smaller house in the better neighborhood.
I disagree that this is the best strategy.


Buying the best house in the best neighborhood means that I need to work for the next 20 years to pay off the mortgage to send my child to a public school that may or may not be a good school by the time he gets around to going to school - which wi