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January 20, 2017
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Condo Appreciation, Banks or Brokers, Staging, Foreclosures

DEAR DAVID: Is the appreciation on condominiums as fast as that of detached homes? – CONSIDERNG A CONDO DEAR CONDO: The short answer is yes, with certain stipulations. […]
January 27, 2017
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Grants for Disabled, Freehold Condos, Property Tax

Dear David, Are there incentives available for people who are disabled and want to buy a home? Any renovation grants? – Looking for Options Dear Options, […]
February 3, 2017
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Condo Home Inspection, First-time Home Buyers, Ceiling Damage

Dear David, Do I need a home inspection when buying a condo? – Unsure Dear Unsure, I always recommend a home inspection to my buyers, as […]
December 15, 2017
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House Closing, Business Renting, Townhouse

Dear David, Our friends just heard that the buyer of their home may not be able to close next week. Our home sale is closing in […]
April 20, 2018

Condominium Law, Water Heaters, Checking Out a Well

Dear David, I heard there have been recent changes to condominium laws, can you hit the highlights on how this affects the average owner?  –  HIGH […]
December 7, 2018

A seller’s regrets, Speeding up a condo sale

Ask David...David Schooley, real estate Broker with Remax Twin City on Kitchener, answers questions about feelings of regret after a sale and speeding up the sale of a condo.
May 18, 2019

“Freehold” Fees, Closing Costs?

Dear David, They said it was a freehold townhouse, and now we find out there’s a $90 fee every month. – SURPRISED DEAR SURPRISED: Quite often, […]
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 […]
July 19, 2019

No Pets Policy, Deposit Requested “Herewith”

Dear David, I’m looking for a condo, but want one with a no pet policy.  I’m finding that very few condo developments in this area are […]
October 11, 2019

Visits prior to closing, Downsizing family traditions

Dear David, When we sold our house, the buyer asked to have three visits prior to closing. It sounded OK in the heat of the moment, […]