Hot on the heels of news that the property market is slowing down, (and that we apparently must rely on Americans to save the London Housing market), the silver lining in the cloud has to be that both Winchester and Fareham have made it on to a list of areas where it doesn't cost the earth to buy a house near a decent school.
So that's a relief to all of us then!
I guess it does make a change from reading about the Tory leadership race, and of course, Donald Trump...
You don't have to break the bank to live near an 'outstanding' primary school. Research by Savills has shown that across England buyers wanting to live close to a primary school deemed ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted have to pay £37,000 (or 16 per cent) more than if they were to settle for one ranked ‘good’.