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August 25, 2017
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Rent Increase, Freeing Home Equity

Dear David, I just received notice that my rent is going up in October. Aren’t I allowed more notice than this? – Worried DEAR WORRIED: Without […]
May 24, 2018

Finding Good Tenants, Irrevocable Periods

Dear David, We want to buy our first investment property. How can we make sure we get a good tenant? – NEW LANDLORD DEAR NEW LANDLORD: […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 12, 2019

Private mortgage, Renting out a townhouse

Dear David, We don’t qualify to purchase as much as we did a year ago. Should we look at a private mortgage? – LOOKING FOR OPTIONS […]
May 4, 2019

Electric Heat, Stuck in a Commercial Lease

Dear David, I have a townhouse with electric heat. I plan on selling it in five years. I’ve received a quote of $12,000 to install gas […]
May 11, 2019

Rent Increase, Unsuccessful Buyers

Dear David, We own a rental property and just had a long-term tenant move out. Can we increase the rent? – LONELY LANDLORD DEAR LONELY: The […]
June 21, 2019

“Coming Soon”, Online classifieds

Dear David, A For Sale sign labelled “Coming Soon” was posted on a condo unit in my complex last week. A friend of mine was interested […]