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How to calculate the living area of a building – Ron’s Real Estate Report

By Ron Massad www.ronaldmassad.com In Quebec, there are no specific rules regarding the calculation of a building’s surface area.  We thus find all sorts of methods to determine this surface, giving...
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Origin of the Bungalow

Did you know? The word "Bungalow" originated in India from the Gujarati word "bańgalo", meaning "Bengali" and describing a "house in the Bengal style".  Such houses were traditionally small, thatch-roofed,...
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Beaconsfield home aims for Gold level LEED certification

By Rhonda Massad From soup to nuts or from grass to roofing a new standard of excellence was the goal when building 252 Westcroft in Beaconsfield. West Island Blog caught up...
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Grubs!!!

Grubs! June Bettle Larvae Your lawn has looked quite pitiful all summer and grubs are the culprits? It’s now time to fight fire with fire or, in this case, worms with...
Resiliating lease

Cancelling your lease as a senior citizen

Senior citizens who are currently leasing their accommodations may be reluctant to relocate to a residence that is better suited to their needs, fearing that they will be penalized...
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Terrace Verte Condo launch a success

By Rhonda Massad The cocktail party held at the future site of Terrace Verte was a smashing success with more than 100 people taking a closer look at their possible...
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Real estate sales are up 10% in March

The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released updated statistics on the residential real estate market in the Montréal Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the Centris provincial database...
7 tips to turn you home into a smart home

7 Tips to Turn Your Home Into A ‘Smart Home’

by Gwen Lewis For a new generation of energy-conscious homeowners, efficiency matters. However, comfort and luxury are still essential parts of feeling at home in your domicile. Smart home technology...
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Welcome tax hasn’t been updated since 1992 says Quebec Real Estate Board

by Rhonda Massad The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) was favorable to the tax cuts outlined in the 2017-2018 Quebec budget by Québec Minister of Finance Carlos Leitão...
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When Skunks Move In

When skunks move in these pesky beasts will only build a nest in an existing hole, squeezing into spaces as small as 4 inches in diameter - so the...

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