Dear David, I often hear that kitchen renovations offer the best return on investment. How do we spruce up ours on a budget? – Thrifty and Stylish Dear T&S, Replacing old, tired counter tops is a great place to start. My recommendation of which type to choose will depend on the value of your home.
Dear David, We’re putting our house on the market next week. I’ve scrubbed it top to bottom to help it seem fresh, but it still smells stuffy and stale. What should I do? – Breath of Fresh Air Dear Fresh, With cooking smells, animals and windows that are closed up tight, it can be challenging
Dear David, What is land transfer tax? – New Buyer Dear New Buyer, Land transfer tax is a tax that a buyer pays when buying property in the province of Ontario and is due when your transaction closes. The tax rate will vary according to the value of the property, but you can expect to
Dear David, Local house prices are rising quickly. Should we sell and rent for the short term until the market corrects, then purchase a home when it becomes a buyer’s market again? Or should we hang on to our home for the next 10 years? — Uncertain Dear Uncertain: The real estate news coming out of