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September 7, 2018

Showing a House with Pets, Problems at Walk-Through

Dear David, We’re ready to list our house. What do we do with our cat and our dog during showings? – CONCERNED PET PARENTS DEAR PARENTS: […]
September 21, 2018

Selling for more than expected, Selling a home with a tenant

Dear David, We just sold our house for $45,000 more than we were expecting. We’re considering renovating our new home in a year or two, should […]
September 28, 2018

Executor duty of care, Showings when owner is away

Dear David, I am the executor of an estate. A friend of mine has said they are interested in buying the property. This sounds like a […]
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.
December 15, 2018

Fireplaces and property value, Selling during divorce

Ask David...David Schooley, real estate Broker with Remax Twin City, answers questions about whether a gas fireplace can boost property value, and how to handle a home sale during divorce.
December 21, 2018

Carpet vs. hardwood, Inspections for a rural property

Ask David...David Schooley, real estate Broker at Remax Twin City in Kitchener, answers questions about flooring options and common inspections for the sale of a rural property.
January 12, 2019

Pro-rated rent, Showings that run late

Dear David, I’m looking to re-locate into the city for a new job. The timing requires that I be there mid-month. I would really like to […]
February 1, 2019

Selling a worn house, knob and tube wiring

Dear David, I’m not sure how are we ever going to sell our house. It’s looking worn but we don’t have the time or money for […]
February 23, 2019

Buying mom’s house, a friend’s new real estate license

Dear David, Our family has precious memories of the family home. Now that Mom is going into a nursing home, I would like to buy the […]
April 20, 2019

Purple Bricks “commission-free” service

Dear David, “Purple Bricks” sounds too good to be true. What is the catch? – AS SEEN ON TV DEAR TV: Purple bricks is a UK-based […]
May 18, 2019

“Freehold” Fees, Closing Costs?

Dear David, They said it was a freehold townhouse, and now we find out there’s a $90 fee every month. – SURPRISED DEAR SURPRISED: Quite often, […]
June 15, 2019

High expectations, downsizing to a bungalow

Dear David, I’m trying to sell my home. I’ve had five or six lowball offers over the last two months, which is disappointing to say the […]
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 […]
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 […]