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“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, town homes are listed as “freehold” when in fact they have an associated fee. This is the bane of my existence. Like you, I wouldn’t typically expect a freehold

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House Closing, Business Renting, Townhouse

Dear David, Our friends just heard that the buyer of their home may not be able to close next week. Our home sale is closing in 60 days and we’re worried that the same thing might happen to us. –Losing Sleep DEAR SLEEP: First of all, I urge you not to let worry get the

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