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July 28, 2017
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No Conditions, Missed Offer

Dear David, I sold my house firm, with no conditions. When the buyers came for their agreed-upon one hour walk-through, they brought an inspector with them […]
November 2, 2018

Hot water heater, Overpriced listing

Dear David, I need to replace my water heater. Do you think I should buy or rent? – IN HOT WATER DEAR HOT WATER: Our region […]
November 24, 2018

Flexible closing date, Moving from overseas

Ask David...David Schooley, real estate Broker at Remax Twin City, answers questions about flexible closing dates and moving from overseas.
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 […]
March 8, 2019

Buying at auction, Firm offer

Dear David, We see quite a few homes going for auction. What are the advantages or disadvantages of going this route versus using a Realtor? – […]
March 30, 2019

Heritage home, First time buyers

Dear David, It’s my understanding that if you own a heritage home, you can’t change the outside but can do anything you want to the interior. […]
April 27, 2019

Metal Roof, Bully Offer

Dear David, We are renovating the second floor of our home. We will be removing a mansard roof and replacing it with a regular roof. Should […]
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 29, 2019

Weekend showings, closing date change on a new build

Dear David, I’m a very social person and often host gatherings for friends. I’ve been trying to sell my house for a while and am tired […]
August 16, 2019

Personal letter, Realtor “estimates”

Dear David, We are first-time buyers who dream of owning a home, but the market is really competitive. When we submit an offer, should we include […]
September 13, 2019

Cancelled listing, Retirement options

Dear David, We’ve had our eye on a particular listing for weeks. We made three good offers, all of which were rejected. Now the home has […]