Renting


Vancouver Wants to Impose a 1% Tax on Empty Homes

Vancouver Wants to Impose a 1% Tax on Empty Homes

Vancouver's real estate market is out of control. This is true for both buyers and renters. Earlier this year, the city took a step towards curbing astronomical real estate prices by imposing the foreign buyers tax, which has already had...
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Living with Roommates Before and After 25

The roommate debate. It’s a classic question for young professionals: to save cash and avoid loneliness with a roommate or two, or go the independent route and guarantee your living space is exactly how you want it. Both options have their benefits and draw-backs, but there’s a real difference between coexisting in a living space before and after the age of 25…
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Realty Bites: Saint Paul's Got a Deal For You

Rue Saint-Paul is a prime example of what makes Old Montreal so special. As an OP resident I am definitely guilty of my undying devotion to this area and many young professionals still dream of calling this lovable street home. For those who do, here are some wicked deals Saint-Paul has to offer
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What $2,500/Month (More or Less) Rents You in the OP

Dear readers, welcome back to Realty Bites! A few weeks ago, I wrote a column that explored what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Montreal neighbourhoods. Given the number of Tweets and Facebook likes generated by that article, I decided that once a month I would dedicate my column solely to hot rental listings. That being said, I present to you: Lease Biters
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Realty Bites: Le Plateau Mont Royal

Le Plateau Mont-Royal est considéré par plusieurs comme étant l’un des quartiers les plus branchés de l’Amérique du Nord – où on se réuni entre amis pour prendre un verre, une bouchée, assister à un concert ou pour simplement relaxer
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Realty Bites: Le Plateau Mont Royal (Francais)

Le Plateau Mont-Royal est considéré par plusieurs comme étant l’un des quartiers les plus branchés de l’Amérique du Nord – où on se réuni entre amis pour prendre un verre, une bouchée, assister à un concert ou pour simplement relaxer
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Realty Bites: Le Plateau Mont Royal

The Plateau Mont-Royal is considered by many to be one of the hippest neighbourhoods in North America – where friends gather to drink, eat, attend concerts or just chill out. Sound appealing? Perhaps one of these two must-have properties will make Le Plateau your new home
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