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Archive for May, 2010

May 31st, 2010

599 Belmont featured by CBC!

Posted by Joan McGuigan

Our listing at 599 Belmont was featured on today for its connection with Canadian artist/musician Leonard Cohen. An excerpt is below:

Some lucky person may be exclaiming “hallelujah” once they purchase the Montreal childhood home of singer and poet Leonard Cohen.

Cohen, whose acclaimed songs include Hallelujah, Suzanne and Bird on the Wire, grew up in the semi-detached, Victorian house, which backs onto a park in the tony Westmount section of the city and offers a sweeping view of the skyline.

For $1,395,000, that view can be yours.

Owners Marcel and Mary Guay are putting the five-bedroom house on the block now that all of their children have moved out.

“Some of [his] early poetry and some of his early writings were done right here, so the area, presumably, inspired him in some way or another,” notes Marcel Guay, who bought the property five years ago.

Please call or e-mail us if you would like to book an appointment to see this lovely, historic home.
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May 18th, 2010

Select Reduced Fixed Rates at BMO

Posted by Joan McGuigan

We’ve just received word from mortgage specialist Lesley Wright that BMO has reduced the fixed rates on certain mortgage terms!

Right now, you can contact Lesley for:

1 year fixed at 2.80%
3 year fixed at 4.00%
5 year fixed low-rate at 4.35% (guaranteed for 90 days); regular 5 year fixed at 4.45%
5 year variable rate at 1.95% (prime – 0.3%

Mortgages for non-residents – no income confirmation necessary, 35% down payment, all countries.

New immigrants:  minimum down-payment of 10%, minimum 30% with no income confirmation

Residential mortgage rates for 5 & 6 plexes.

Contact Lesley today to take advantage of these great rates! Call (514) 935-5511 or click here to e-mail.

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May 11th, 2010

New Westmount Market Report

Posted by Joan McGuigan

A new Westmount Market Report has been published and is available here.

All Westmount Market Reports are courtesy of Andy Dodge, C.R.A.

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May 11th, 2010

Listen to Brian McGuigan on CBC Radio!

Posted by Joan McGuigan

Brian McGuigan was interviewed on CBC Radio One this past Friday, May 7th, about our listing on 599 Belmont Avenue, and its connection to musician/author Leonard Cohen.

You can listen to Brian’s segment below.

Brian on CBC

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May 5th, 2010

599 Belmont in the Westmount Independent today!

Posted by Joan McGuigan

Make sure to pick up your copy of the Westmount Independent today! Journalist Erin Stropes has written a wonderful article on our listing at 599 Belmont, as it is the childhood home of Leonard Cohen.

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