Montreal Real Estate Blog:  One Good Earth



My Montreal real estate blog which I call “One Good Earth” was created in honor of mother earth, this glorious earth which so generously and unconditionally nourishes and sustains us on this planet. When I think about the earth, I can’t help but reflect upon the beauty inherent in nature’s design. Nature’s bounty and abundance is evident everywhere we look…..

There’s so much wisdom and knowledge in the perfection of natural systems of which we still have little understanding……All I do know is that the time has come for us to rethink our relationship with nature and our place within the scheme of things. Modern civilization has progressed to the point where our constant expansion is having dire consequences on the planet’s ecosystems. Everything exists in relationship to the other and with the extinction of many species, we don’t yet understand that which we are breaking.

Real Estate makes up a huge portion of the built environment all across the world and sustainability is being discussed from countries to corporations to inspired individuals taking action to implement more sustainable choices. While this is all positive there seems to be this disconnect between our cityscape and the sense of nature that exists all around us. We’ve built our cities on an infrastructural base of concrete and asphalt, both of which are the worst materials in terms of their heat effect.  How insane will the weather disruptions have to get before change is forced upon us. Can we be more proactive in our choices, finding solutions to some of the most plaguing problems on the planet like waste, energy efficiency and food production, conservation, etc….

My intention with this blog is to feature ideas, discussions and thoughts around companies, concepts and people that are attempting to tackle these issues. I hope you enjoy reading as much as I enjoyed sharing this with you.

To quote Albert Einstein on insanity, “To keep doing the same thing and expecting a different result is a form of insanity.” So if we’re not happy with the status quo of our planet and climate, it’s time to take action and figure out some solutions.

For more info, read my article on The Six Criteria Upon Which to Measure Your Green Home

For more info on sustainable building, read The Healthy Building Movement



Montreal Real Estate Blog One Good Earth




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Last Quarter of 2019 Montreal Market Stats The last quarter of 2019 Montreal market stats shows for the Island of Montreal a sellers market for up to 600k and a balanced market for more than 600k Fourth Quarter Sales:   4587   Increase of  11% Active listings:                   5765   Decrease of -19% New listings:                       4934  Decrease of  -6% Sales volume (in thousands):     $2516709  Increase of  22% Sales by property category: Single-family homes Sales:                                   ...

December Real Estate Market Highlights 2019 According to the latest Centris report it was "An Exceptional End to the Year in the Montreal CMA With the Most Active Month of December on Record" December 2019 real estate market highlights confirm for the Island of Montreal: Year To Date Sales:  Dec 2019: 18983 Dec 2018: 18294  Increase of  4% Active listings:                    6744                      8044  Decrease of -16% New listings:                     25208                     25972 ...

Renos That Increase The Value of Your Property Renos that increase the value of your property depend on the overall value of the home and what is typical within your neighbourhood. How much should you spend? Well that depends on your goals and how you look at things. If you're going to be living in the property for many years, then the cost of the renos may not be the most important consideration. Style, features, and enjoyment of the property may be a high priority. On the other hand, if you're thinking of selling, you may want to consider which renovations will...