Behrooz Davani, Top 10 Montreal Real Estate Agents of 2019 Announced by Rate-My-Agent.com (Montreal, QC, January 25th, 2020)

  The top Montreal real estate agents for 2019 have been announced by Rate-My-Agent.com. The review site compiled and published a list of top 10 Montreal agents based on ratings and reviews received during the past year. Behrooz Davani has been selected by consumers as the best real estate agent in Montreal for a second […]

Montreal’s residential real estate market shrank in May, but prices did not!

Montreal’s residential real estate market shrank for a second straight month in May, though prices continued to climb despite the health-related lockdown. Residential property sales in the Montreal Census Metropolitan Area tumbled 41 per cent last month, with 3,286 transactions recorded, according to data released Friday by the Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers. Prices for single-family […]

Home construction is proving more resilient to COVID-19 crisis than other sectors of the economy

  Canadian housing starts rose in May from the month before, signalling that home construction is one area of the economy that so far is escaping the COVID-19 pandemic with relatively little disruption, economists say. Housing starts rose to 193,500 annualized units in May, from 166,500 in April. Starts in Quebec were not included in […]

Where to buy real estate : Montreal

  While rising prices may pose a challenge for some first-time buyers, this city’s real estate will see sustained growth. While the rest of Canada’s urban housing markets were deflating under the pressure of the mortgage stress test and portents of potentially higher interest rates, Montreal was one of two cities to report price growth in 2019. […]

COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink ‘grand bargain’ of dense city living

COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink ‘grand bargain’ of dense city living

MONTREAL — The densely populated slums of Montreal’s Griffintown were the subject of a famous 1897 study by businessman and philanthropist Herbert Ames, whose work on the disease-ridden tenements influenced generations of urban planners on how to develop healthy cities. Ames’s study, “The City Below the Hill,” is just one example, say academics in urban […]