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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 heat and air conditioning. In your opinion, would this be a worthwhile investment? – ZAPPED DEAR ZAPPED: The quick answer is yes. Switching to gas will obviously lower your

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Buy or Lease for a Business, When Should we Buy, Relisted Properties

Dear David, Our well-established business has been leasing our location for 20 years and we must move next year. Should we buy or lease somewhere else? – TORN DEAR TORN: Real estate has proven to be one of most solid, consistent and reliable forms of investment, especially in our region, where the market is stable.

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