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Outstanding primary schools can increase nearby house prices by at least 20% Areas with failing schools are less expensive according to new research  

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House hunters seeking to buy a property in an area with better than average primary schools can pay on average 23 per cent more than locations with poor Ofsted standards, new research has shown. 

MailOnline compared the Ofsted ratings of primary schools across England to determine which areas had the best schools in the country. 

Then, using house price data held by the Land Registry it was possible to determine the average price of property in each area and compare that with the average price across the wider region.

In many cases, areas which have more expensive properties than the regional average also have better primary schools. 

Conversely, areas underperforming the housing market have a higher percentage of failing schools. 

Our 3D-interactive map allows you to explore your local area to see if successful primary schools are driving up property prices. 

House hunters seeking a new home near an outstanding primary school could expect to pay a premium of at least 23 per cent compared to those buying properties serviced by failing schools

House hunters seeking a new home near an outstanding primary school could expect to pay a premium of at least 23 per cent compared to those buying properties serviced by failing schools

Purplebricks CEO Sam Mitchell said: 'The average property price across the top 50 areas with the highest proportion of outstanding primary schools is £406,401 – that's more than £80,000 above the UK average house price at £325,387, according to the latest House Price Index.

'This would suggest there is a premium of around 20 per cent on homes located near high-performing schools – something prospective parents should keep in mind when looking for the perfect location to raise a family.'

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