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Random Sampler: Recent real-estate transactions in Plateau, Pointe-Claire, Dollard

Plateau Mont-Royal

3587 Lorne Ave., condo, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, on two floors, electric heating, fireplace, large rooftop terrace, exclusive exterior parking space. Built in 1880.  156 more words


Shelter: Former Verdun school is perfect condo for this retired couple

In 1991, Serge Lafrance and Robert Vézina bought a brand new condo in this transformed Verdun secondary school. The interior decor of their unit has changed over the years, and Lafrance says it’s time to update the kitchen and floors after so long — but the couple, who recently celebrated their 35th anniversary — has no regrets about buying. 1,019 more words


Housewarming: Redoing entrance gives small house a bigger wow factor

This small 1949 house in Lachine was purchased by its second owners in 2002. Being close to all amenities, the proximity to the water instills a suburban feel. 745 more words


WW1 Anti-German Toilet Paper

The arrival of the US in the First World War was accompanied by a rash of the usual cheesy propaganda items. This one, a sheet of toilet paper with Kaiser Wilhelm’s face printed on it, was typical of the tone many of these items adopted. 10 more words


All I want for Christmas : E3 2015 Wishlist. "H"

All I want for Christmas : E3 2015 continues with the letter H as in Heaven and Horrendous . 152 more words


Shelter: Flooring problems prompt a condo makeover

Erin Lefler is one of those people who, years ago, fled along Highway 401 in search of greener pastures. She didn’t follow the crowd, however. Rather than head west to Toronto, Lefler left her hometown of Belleville, Ont., and headed east to search for a job in Montreal. 738 more words


Random Sampler: Recent real-estate transactions in Pincourt, Beaconsfield, LaSalle


181 Northcote St., tw0-storey, 4 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms, new kitchen, new powder room, hardwood floors, fenced yard, deck. Built in 1967 on 5,314-square-foot lot. Taxes (municipal and school): $2,785. 167 more words