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October 5, 2018

“One Percent” Realtors, Ready to be a Landlord?

Dear David, How is a “one percent” Realtor different from other agents? – JUST WONDERING DEAR WONDERING: Read the fine print. Discount brokerages have been around for as long […]
October 19, 2018

Listing during the holidays, Serial listing agents

Dear David, Our house is just about ready to list. Should we be concerned about heading into the holiday season? – ALL FOR FALL DEAR FALL: […]
November 30, 2018

Building permits, Listing with an out-of-town agent

Ask David...David Schooley, real estate Broker at Remax Twin City, answers questions about permits for a basement kitchen and listing your home with an out-of-town agent.
June 21, 2019

“Coming Soon”, Online classifieds

Dear David, A For Sale sign labelled “Coming Soon” was posted on a condo unit in my complex last week. A friend of mine was interested […]
August 2, 2019

Errors in listing contract, Multi-stage retirement care

Dear David, What happens if a listing contract has been signed, but turns out to have errors?  Is that contract enforceable if the seller decides to […]
August 16, 2019

Personal Letters, Listing “estimates” from Realtors

Dear David, We are first-time buyers who dream of owning a home, but the market is really competitive. When we submit an offer, should we include […]
October 25, 2019

Adding a buyer, Preparing for showings

Dear David, We recently sold our home. The buyers have asked to add another buyer to the agreement before it closes. Should we be worried? – […]
January 24, 2020

Multiple Lawyers? Are pre-move renovations worth it?

Dear David, We retired last year. We want to re-locate across the province to be closer to our grandkids. When the time comes, is it possible […]
June 13, 2020

A Cautionary Tale

Social media strips away the level of protection that a Realtor offers. It's a tool -- not a negotiating strategy.
December 11, 2020

Choosing an agent early in your home search

It’s essential for buyers to seek professional advice early on, if they are to navigate their home search effectively.
January 22, 2021

What goes into an offer?

In reviewing thousands of offers, I often see agents who could protect their clients to a higher degree with just a few extra words.