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November 2019

Feature photo©Bonnie Meisels October Real Estate Market Highlights October real estate market highlights confirm for the Island of Montreal: Total sales:   Sept 2019:  1625   Sept 2018: 1,512  Increase of 7% New listings:                     2,206                       2,273  Decrease of -3% Active listings:                  6,384                      7,534  Decrease of  -15% Sales volume:     $779,666,573      $646,188,403   Increase of  21% Sales by property category: Single-family homes Sales:                      Sept...

Ideas For More Sustainable Cities Part 1: Ideas for more sustainable cities was inspired by some interesting initiatives happening around the world. There are many factors to consider when talking about sustainable cities. Things like resilient local food and housing systems, renewable energy and water conservation, smart infrastructure designed to complement nature, are just some of the topics. Around the world, there are some cool initiatives and solutions in the works.  Singapore for example, is Asia’s greenest city. As a small, dense, and resourceless island, it has very little farmable land to grow food.  So for locals, rooftop gardens are a way of...