Bathroom renovations can be very profitable !

A complete third-floor renovation of this Shingle-style San Francisco home included this bathroom, shared by two teenage girls. The girls and their mother worked with interior designer Sabrina Alfin to come up with a style that was classic, fresh and befitting the traditional architecture of the home. In terms of function, there’s a separate toilet […]

Waiting for a real estate crash? The market is still surging !

With the coronavirus keeping people indoors and putting them out of work, some Canadians have been patiently waiting for prices to tumble before buying a home. As it turns out, it may take more than a pandemic to keep the Canadian housing market down. While all activity came to a halt in March and April, […]

Residential Sales in Quebec Increase Significantly in July

The month of July was marked by a spectacular increase in sales in Quebec, as 11,173 transactions were concluded across the province, an increase of 49 per cent. All three property categories posted a notable increase in sales compared to July of last year: Single-family homes: +53 per cent Condominiums: +47 per cent Plexes (2-5 […]

Real Estate Market Barometers for the 2nd Quarter of 2020

Sales The 2nd quarter of 2020 ended with a decrease in sales, as 22,102 residential transactions were concluded across the province, a 24 per cent decrease compared to the second quarter of last year. The drop in sales was mainly due to the arrival of COVID-19, which put the real estate market on hold. It […]

Choosing a Renovation Professional

Here are a few tips to help you choose the right contractor. 1. Determine the scope of the project. A good handyman might be enough for small renovations or for sound advice, but if it’s a big project, you may need to deal with a general contractor or an architect, for example. According to the […]

Documents to Prepare When Selling Your Home

Selling your home is an important process that involves many steps. Be sure to use a real estate broker for a successful transaction! Your broker will ask you for certain documents that you can prepare in advance to be more efficient. Here are the documents you will need to have: Purchase agreement This document is […]