A recent article about a vacant institutional building not selling for 18 years because the vendors could not get the price they wanted led me to thinking about a few residential situations I have just seen. In one case, an inherited house was put on the market at a very high price after some quickie

2018, february 07

We live in a society of great wealth but there are many people in Montreal that struggle .  They are cold, hungry, living in substandard apartments and sometimes  on the streets.  They might be young or  old, parents or singles, sometimes they are addicted and sometimes they are down on their luck or mentally ill.

2017, november 14

While Montrealers do not suffer the same accessibility issues as their city-dwelling counterparts in Toronto and Vancouver, there are signs that our real estate market is on an upswing, both in terms of sales and prices. Only a few months ago the Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards predicted a 7% drop in sales for

2017, june 05

 Earlier this week I shared a post about media jumping on the wagon of mass hysteria about Montreal real estate prices that are about to ‘shoot through the roof’. I think it is critical that we all recognize a few things: 1. There is very little new independent journalism out there…much of what we read

2017, april 27