Dear David: We are planning to move this spring. Our furnace needs to be replaced. Should we buy a new furnace, or rent one for $150/month with maintenance included? How would a rental be viewed by potential buyers? – HOT SEAT Dear Hot Seat: When a consumer buys a home, there are certain things they’ll
Dear David: The sale of our home is closing in three weeks. Our rental hot water heater is giving us problems. Should we go ahead and replace it? – ON THE FRITZ DEAR FRITZ: Somehow it never fails — things pop up just as life gets busy and preparing for a move is no exception.
Dear David, I need to replace my water heater. Do you think I should buy or rent? – IN HOT WATER DEAR HOT WATER: Our region has notoriously hard water, which is why about 95 percent of the hot water heaters I see are rentals. The options available for renting will depend on your area.
Dear David, I heard there have been recent changes to condominium laws, can you hit the highlights on how this affects the average owner? – HIGH LIFE DEAR HIGH LIFE: This past winter, the Ontario Government made changes to the Condominium Act and the Condominium Management Services Act (CMSA). The changes affect bookkeeping methods and