How many of you have “stop spending” on your list of resolutions? It’s the same story every year… as the Holiday Season comes to an end, and our credit cards are ablaze, we vow to spend less and save more.
Well, we have a suggestion for you: since we know it is impossible to not spend, we suggest that you simply spend wiser. Take for example, purchasing a home. It is not because this momentous acquisition comes with additional expenses that you should avoid it; you just have to go about it intelligently.
Here are 5 easy tips to help you spend more wisely.
Simply because showing up with a freshly baked pie may no longer be “in,” here are ten gift ideas that your neighbourhood’s new homeowners will surely appreciate! Thanks to our surprising, but useful, list of gifts under $30, you’ll be a hit at the next housewarming party or gift exchange.
At 4767 Dagenais Street, in a 12 000-square foot location, artists, engineers, entrepreneurs and “do-it-yourselfers” unite to bring their ideas to life. Having opened its doors this summer, the Espace Fabrique Cooperative offers to anyone needing it, access to a welding, machinery and cutting workshop, complete with all the necessary equipment. It is the first workshop of its kind in Canada.
Since moving into her new condo in the Zenith project, she was eager to walk her new neighbourhood, an activity that is now part of her routine. In her mind, the main advantage of living on Saint-Hubert Street in Downtown Montréal is to be walking distance to nearly all her points of interest.
Montréal abounds with popular indoor activities such as the Biodôme, the Centre des sciences and the Botanical Gardens. But, once you’ve visited these locations multiple times, you’re likely looking for a new destination to enthuse the family. Here’s everything you need to become your group’s designated tour guide. Whether an outing with friends or family, or a romantic evening, here are six indoor activities that are undaunted by the cold and wet Fall weather.
Since Mondev just announced the location of its latest project in La Petite-Patrie, Le Roc Condos, we were curious to discover the best addresses for a delicious meal in this area of Montréal. To solve this intrigue, we asked an experienced food lover and resident of the area to offer us a guided gastronomic tour of La Petite-Patrie. The result? To assuredly satiate your taste and your mood, she suggests two options for every meal of the day! Which would you choose?
For the past 3 months, Jean-Philippe Allen has rented a condo unit in the Le Rolland development in the Saint-Henri neighbourhood. Born and raised in Saint-Anselme-de-Bellechasse, a small village bordering Levis, he moved to Montreal to properly launch his accounting career at Deloitte, downtown. This young professional, turned Montrealer and BIXI expert, shares his condo with two roommates.
The first Vida LaSalle condo units, located at the corner of De La Vérendrye and Shevchenko boulevards, will soon be ready. The project’s vision is to create a genuine community within this accessible and peaceful neighbourhood. What will eventually include a hundred or so townhouses and twice as many condos, as well as a park for the kids, Vida is surrounded by wide open greenspaces: rediscover nature in the heart of the city.
There’s no denying it, summer is coming to an end. Nothing like one last project to make the most of September and ease the back to work—or school—transition. Creating a home office is both a science and an art.
July is a time to indulge in festivals, so even if you will not be on vacation soon, we highly recommend that you make the most of the summer nights by being entertained by artists of those festivals. Festival International Nuits d’Afrique, the Zoofest and finally the ZH Festival.