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March 1, 2019

Retirement village purchase, No offers on my listing

Dear David, Our home will be mortgage free in April and we seriously need to downsize. We have our eye on a retirement village where the […]
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? […]
June 8, 2019

Ready to downsize? Mortgage penalty?

Dear David, We’ve lived in our home for almost 20 years. The kids have moved out. We’re not sure if we should consider downsizing as we […]
July 6, 2019

When to downsize, Open house tips

Dear David, We’ve lived in out home over 50 years and have recently had a couple of health scares. We feel like it might be time […]
July 26, 2019

Retirement mortgage, How long does it take to sell?

Dear David, We’re in our sixties and want to downsize. Will the bank still give us a mortgage? – READY TO SIGN DEAR READY: The quick […]
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 […]
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, […]
October 18, 2019

Sorting through possessions, ID check at open house

Dear David, I found a great retirement community and am ready to move. Before that can happen, I need to sort through 30 years’ worth of […]
November 1, 2019

Repeat open houses, Aging in place

Dear David, Why won’t my agent do another open house this weekend? – OPEN DOOR POLICY DEAR OPEN DOOR: By the sound of it, your home […]