June 2016

The QFREB reviewed and recently published a report on condominium fees across Quebec from 2015 to 2016. There is a significant difference between the average condo fees in greater Montreal and the rest of Quebec as well as between wood buildings and large concrete structures. View and download the report below: [gview file="http://realestatemontreal.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/condominium-fee-report.pdf"]...

It's been raining here in Montreal the past two days but never the less, I managed to sneak in a walk to the mountain, one of my favorite past times. After all, this warm season is short and before we turn around, it's the beginning of fall. Inspired by Monet's Haystak series where he shoots the same haystak at different intervals during a 24 hour period, and at varying points of light, the view at the mountain summit looks  ompletely different, depending on the season, weather, time of day et.  I shot this quik video of the summit after the...

This luxury real estate, Montreal report is a recent study published by JLR on properties selling for over $500,000 in the Montreal area.  The publication is in French so if you don't understand, it's time to improve your French language skills:) The report is free to download below: [gview file="http://realestatemontreal.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016-06_JLR-proprietes-luxe-quebec.pdf"]...

Now that summer is upon us, and some of us already travelling or are making travel plans, I thought I would share this photo from La Roque Gageac, a commune in Aquitaine, South Western France.  To me, it's beauty represents the perfect blend between nature's and man made real estate. The photo is from a tweet posted by @sobore, his website is soboresite.wordpress.com Click here to know more about travelling to La Roque Gageac ...

Tourisme Montreal published a series of eight videos, each shot by a different director. This video, entitled "huit" is one of the eight, and is produced by Mathieu Grimard. The film shares an interesting perspective on life in Montreal. "What makes us love Montréal? This is the question that Mathieu Grimard asked eight Montréalers. Each subject is presented from behind a glass surface, as they tell us stories that come from Montréal places while the glass takes us to the city’s places with a link to their history. A documentary approach with a minimalist effect that plays on the strong relationship...

The featured photo in this blog was taken from my Montreal garden this morning as my peonies, one of my favorite summer flowers, are finally blossoming:)  Summer is definitely one of the best times to come check out our city, or just enjoy a staycation if you live here.  I thought you might appreciate a list of the summer festivals happening from June to September 2016. Maybe I'll see you around town.   June   MUTEK digital creativity fest, June 1-5, 2016 Le Mondial de la bière/Beer Festival June 8-12, 2016 Les FrancoFolies June 9-18, 2016 St-Ambroise Fringe Festival June 9-19, 2016 Festival Mural public art fest June...

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