Dear David, My friend and I want to buy a house together 50/50. I have a larger part of the down payment, but his income is higher. How should we approach this? – BUDDY SYSTEM DEAR BUDDY: With prices rising out of reach for many first-time buyers, this is a great way to get into
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, I’ve been looking at property listings online and am wondering why some people use a picture of their kitchen or living room as the MLS photo? They’re not selling furniture, so what’s the point? – IN THE DARK DEAR DARK: Good question, I often wonder the same thing. It has become somewhat trendy
Dear David, A For Sale sign labelled “Coming Soon” was posted on a condo unit in my complex last week. A friend of mine was interested in buying the property. She called the agent, who wasn’t ready to show it yet, but mentioned that there was significant interest. The sign disappeared a week later and