An interesting article from Realtor.com about the most prominent features of homes that sell the fastest...and those that don't.
Unsurprisingly, location is on the list, with a special emphasis on proximity to good schools.
Homes near schools, especially good schools with keywords like “top” and “best,” jump to the top, with 76 days on the market and significantly higher views per listing. Also notice the high price tag—$330,000—of homes near good schools. Apparently, securing a bright future for your kids outweighs scoring primo season tickets to a local hockey team.