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My buyers want an appraisal before closing

Dear David: When we sold our house, we received eight offers. We picked one that was firm with no conditions. Weeks later, the buyers are asking for an appraisal. Can they do that if there was no financing condition in their offer?  – PANICKED DEAR PANICKED: Don’t be alarmed, this happens all the time. Many

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Help with packing, Appraisal vs. CMA

Dear David, I recently sold my two-storey home and purchased a retirement condo. I’m excited about moving in, but concerned about packing. After 20 years in this house, it’s going to be a big job. My children live out-of-province, so asking them for help is unreasonable. Where should I start? – FEELING ALONE DEAR FEELING:

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