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June 16, 2017
Trees with yellow leaves beside a street

Mortgage Renewal, Parking On The Lawn

My mortgage is about to come up for renewal and I'm looking for a competitive rate; My neighbour's teenage kids have taken to parking their cars on the front lawn.
September 15, 2017

Central Vacuum, Homes Not Officially on the Market, Mortgage Fell Through

Dear David, We moved into our new home last month. I just tried the central vacuum and the power head doesn’t work very well. What should […]
March 23, 2018

Aluminum Wiring, Cost Plus Improvements Mortgage, Asking for Chattels

Dear David,  Is aluminum wiring safe? — WIRED DEAR WIRED: Aluminum wiring is not uncommon in homes built in the mid-1960s to late 70s, as it was […]
March 29, 2018

Lease Sublet, Mortgage rules, Mortgage insurance

Dear David, We just signed a 3-year lease for our business and my wife and I have decided to split up, what do we do now? […]
August 24, 2018

Job change may affect mortgage approval, Do mobile homes appreciate?

Dear David, We want to move to a larger home, but I just changed jobs. Does that mean we have to wait a few years? – […]
September 14, 2018

Capital Gains on investment property, MLS descriptions without details

Dear David, I currently own a 2-storey rental home with a mortgage on it. I would like to sell this property and buy the bungalow next […]
November 9, 2018

How loans reduce purchasing power, DIY home repairs

Dear David, I have two loans that will be paid off in the next six months. Should I wait until they are cleared to sell my […]
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 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 […]