Dear David: Have seniors been putting off moving during the pandemic? – SHELTERED SENIOR DEAR SHELTERED: No matter what their age, real estate buyers and sellers fall into two basic camps: those who need to move, and those who want to. Many of the folks who didn’t need to move got through the last year
Dear David: We would like to downsize in the next six months. We haven’t sold a house in 40 years, how do we prepare for a move? – READY TO ROLL DEAR READY: Regardless of whether your last move was four years or four decades ago, having a plan in place will help you manage
CMAs tend to be as subjective as the person who provides them, so to get the most out of your “freebie”, you’ll need to choose your agent carefully.
Inspection reports have inherent limitations. Inspectors can’t see through walls and must rely on exterior clues to reach their conclusions.
Dear David, We own a semi in a modest neighbourhood. My husband wants to jazz it up with a concrete drive, new kitchen, new bathroom and a fence. The home “attached” to us is somewhat run down and I fear ours can’t shine next to it. Is it better to move and invest somewhere else?
Dear David, We’re ready to downsize. We still owe about $80,000 on our mortgage, which doesn’t come due for another 18 months. Would you advise we wait it out before moving? – FREEDOM 55 DEAR FREEDOM: If the time is right or you to downsize, your mortgage shouldn’t hold you back. Assuming you hold a