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Consultations on proposed Pierrefonds West development to go ahead

 

 

The City of Montreal’s executive committee officially referred the proposed 5,500-home development in Pierrefonds West to the Office de consultation publique de Montréal (OCPM) on Nov. 16. The proposed project has faced staunch opposition from people concerned about the loss of green spaces on the island as well as the potential impact of the development on existing animal habitats.

Élection de Trump : les visites des sites immobiliers explosent

 

 

Tout comme le site internet d’Immigration Canada, devenu surchargé par les Américains après l’élection, les sites de recherches immobilières sont également pris d’assaut. Sur ces sites des courtiers immobiliers du Canada, 10 000 clics avaient été enregistrés à la même période en 2015. Au lendemain des élections américaines et de l’élection de Trump, près de 40 000 clics ont été constatés. « Un État où c’est clair qu’il y a une augmentation, c’est la Floride, où le nombre de visites a pratiquement doublé », a expliqué Paul Cardinal de la Fédération des chambres immobilières du ébec.

Tax Strategy: Selling a country home for $1 creates tax problems

Montreal Gazette, published June 13, 2016

Q: “I am tutor of my husband’s affairs. He and I own our home, which is in both our names. We plan to keep it. He also owns a country home in need of substantial work. I would like to gift it to one or both of our children, or sell it to them for $1. What are the tax consequences of this for my husband and for the child or children to whom the property is tranferred?”

Foreign home buyers: How other countries limit money from abroad

CBC News, published March 8, 2016

The CMHC has come under fire in recent years for a conspicuous lack of reliable data about the money coming from abroad and how it may be contributing to soaring home prices in cities like Vancouver and Toronto. Our neighbours to the south, for example, keep detailed records of who is buying what and for how much.

Flipping houses? Expect to face 100% tax on your profits

Financial Post, published February 10, 2016

When it comes to house flipping, Canadians need to be warned that profits from real estate may not necessarily be taxed as a capital gain, in which case only 50 per cent is taxable, but rather they could be taxed as business income, in which case 100 per cent of the profit is subject to tax.

Close to 10,000 signatures on petition to save Pierrefonds green space

Montreal Gazette, published February 3, 2016

Community group Sauvons l’Anse-à-l’Orme presented a petition with 9,700 signatures to Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough Mayor Jim Beis on Feb. 1. The petition calls for the protection of 100 per cent of a green space in Pierrefonds West now zoned for residential development.

Kirkland town council puts Merck residential development on hold

CBC News, published January 12, 2016

A proposed land development project in Kirkland has come to an abrupt halt after residents rallied to trigger a town referendum. Kirkland town council voted Monday night to withdraw a series of amending bylaws that would have allowed for a contentious high-density residential project to move forward.

Mortgage fraud a key threat to Canada's financial system

The Globe and Mail, published December 14, 2015

Canada’s banking and insurance regulator highlighted fraudulent mortgage practices as a key threat to the country’s financial system, prompting consultations with lenders over how to ensure that the system can withstand a severe housing market downturn.

Waiting to see if new mortgage rules will pop a bubble or prevent one: Don Pittis

CBC, published December 13, 2015

I guess it's not much use saying that something should have been done sooner. To some extent, you have to give the new federal government credit for making an attempt to put a lid on what so many experts fear is a Canadian property bubble. The debate now is what impact the move to increase down payments on houses worth more than $500,000 will have.

Laval to be home to blockbuster commercial development

Montreal Gazette, published November 30, 2015

A development touted as “the largest commercial real-estate project ever built in Laval” was unveiled Monday by a partnership that includes investment firm Claridge, developer Montoni and the real-estate division of the Quebec Federation of Labour’s Solidarity Fund.

Got a small mortgage? Why you’ll likely get a lousy rate

The Globe and Mail, published November 22, 2015

Picture this: You spend 15 or 20 years slaving to pay down your mortgage. You’ve built up 80 per cent equity in your home and you have just five years left until it’s free and clear. After all that effort, after all that built-up equity, you deserve the lowest mortgage rate around, right? Perhaps, but that’s not how it works in our mortgage market.

Fight continues to save Pierrefonds green space

Global News, published November 2, 2015

On the courthouse steps Monday morning, a group opposing a development in Pierrefonds took their fight to a new level. The group objects a plan to develop over 5,000 homes on the forest and wetlands near the l’Anse-à-l’Orme Nature Park.

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We offer real estate services (sale and rental of Houses, commerces, farms and land)in the following regions: Montréal, Ville-Marie, Sud-Ouest, Verdun, Plateau Mont-Royal, Rosemont-la-Petite-Patrie, Mercier, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Villeray, Saint-Michel, Parc extension, Ahuntsic, Cartierville, Ville St-Laurent, Anjou, Montréal-Nord, Rivière-des-Prairies, Pointe-aux-Trembles, St-Léonard, Île-des-Sœurs, Beaconsfield, Île Perrot, Senneville, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Kirkland, l’Île Bizard, Sainte-Genevieve, Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Baie d’urfé, Montréal-Est, Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Pointe-Claire, Lachine, Ville Lasalle, Centre-ville, Vieux-Montréal, Côte St-Luc, Hampstead, Westmount, Outremont, Montréal-Ouest, Mont-Royal, Côte-des-Neiges, Notre-Dame-de-Grace,West-Island, Gatineau, Almyer, Pontiac, Gracefield, Luskville, La Pêche, Wakefield, L'Ile-aux-Allumettes, Chelsea, Shawville, Hemmingsford.