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February 24, 2017
Paint roller rolling black paint onto a white wall

Safe Area, Buyer Backing Out, Improvements for Selling, Final Walk Through

Dear David, How can I be sure that the house I buy is in a safe area? – Concerned Citizen Dear Concerned, An experienced Realtor can […]
November 3, 2017
Stack of coins

Major Improvements Required, Budgeting for First Home

Dear David: We fell in love with a house that needs a new roof & furnace. We can’t afford these projects right now, but don’t want […]
January 24, 2018

Sold over asking price, Investing with line of credit, Commercial lease

Dear David, How many houses do you sell over asking price? – Wondering DEAR WONDERING: Over the last 60 days, the percentage of homes selling “at […]
February 8, 2018

Property infringement, Open houses, Rental property renos

Dear David, Our neighbour has built a shed so close to our home that eaves of the shed sit under the eaves of our roof. If […]
April 5, 2018

Rental properties, Tired carpet, Busy Street

Dear David, We found 2 rental properties we like and can’t decide which one to buy. Which factors do you think should sway our decision? – […]
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 […]
August 31, 2018

Homebuying in a Child’s Name, Funding for Affordable Housing

Dear David, I’m trying to do some estate planning. My son has recently graduated. I want to buy a second home and put it in his […]