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April 14, 2017
Boxes on a shelf

Land Transfer Tax, Downsizing, Moving With Kids

Dear David, What is land transfer tax? – New Buyer Dear New Buyer, Land transfer tax is a tax that a buyer pays when buying property […]
March 2, 2018
Stack of coins on a dark wooden table

Saving downpayment, Commercial property shopping, Downsizing

Dear David,  We are saving for the downpayment on our first home. We have 5% saved so far. Should we put off buying until we have […]
May 4, 2018

MLS translation, Deduction for capital improvements, What’s a Buyer’s Agent?

Dear David, My parents plan to downsize shortly. They don’t speak much English. Any advice? – LOST IN TRANSLATION DEAR TRANSLATION: My heart goes out to […]
October 12, 2018

Nervous about home inspection, Parents reluctant to move

Dear David, We are getting ready to sell our home and expect that the buyers might want a home inspection. What will they be looking for? […]
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.
August 23, 2019

Packing tips, Down payment

Dear David, We are in our mid-sixties and downsizing to a bungalow. We’re excited about the move, but are apprehensive about packing (we were a lot […]
November 15, 2019

Help with packing, Appraisal vs. CMA

Dear David, I recently sold my two-storey home and purchased a retirement condo. I’m excited about moving in, but concerned about packing. After 20 years in […]