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Rent Increase, Unsuccessful Buyers

Dear David, We own a rental property and just had a long-term tenant move out. Can we increase the rent? – LONELY LANDLORD DEAR LONELY: The quick answer is yes. As a residential property owner, the loss of a long-term tenant can actually be a good thing. When a client tells me their rental property

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Fireplace, Family Home, Showings

Dear David, We are getting ready to sell our home. Do we need to do anything with the wood burning fireplace if we never use it? – Smokey the Bear DEAR SMOKEY: When selling a home with a wood burning fireplace or a wood stove, it’s a good idea to get a WETT (Wood Energy

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