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February 17, 2017
External shot of brick house with sun shining on it

Deposit, Appreciation in Value, New Builds

Dear David, Do I need to put down a deposit when buying a home? How much do I need? – Ready to Buy Dear Ready, Putting […]
May 5, 2017
Living room with television mounted on wall in front of a comfy couch

Deposits, Well Over Asking Price

Dear David, We just signed the agreement to buy our new home. Should we pay the deposit by certified cheque or bank draft? – Ready to […]
June 23, 2017
Row of town houses

Legal Fees For Buyers, Rising Deposits, What’s A Cap Rate?

Deposits are much higher than they used to be; legal fee costs can run high; capitalization rate definition.
February 23, 2018

Deposit gone AWOL, Foundation issues

Dear David, We just sold our home in a multiple offer situation, but the buyer hasn’t brought their deposit. What happens now?  – UNSURE  DEAR UNSURE: […]
March 16, 2018

Loss of deposit, Second chance in multiple offers

Dear David, Will I lose my deposit if the house I purchased burns down before I take possession? – WORRYING DEAR WORRYING: Typically, a few months […]
January 19, 2019

Deposit not delivered, Clearing snow

Dear David, I thought my house was conditionally sold. The buyers and I signed a deal after some negotiation. The next day, their agent said they […]
June 1, 2019

Deposit details, Leaving the family home

Dear David, We found a great house on the weekend and want to buy it, but they’re asking for a $20,000 deposit. How does that work? […]