With the market more competitive than maybe ever, and people flocking to snag good deals, Montreal apartment-hunting season could be particularly difficult this year — not to mention the added challenges of apartment-visiting during a pandemic.
Here are 11 apartments in 11 different boroughs to give you a sense of what's still out there — for now.
Address: 3520, rue Saint-Dominique
Description: The rent for this student-y apartment "includes heating, hot water and electricity," according to the listing.
Address: 6388, rue Hurteau
Description: The main attraction for this apartment in Ville-Émard might be its sizable balcony.
Address: 803, 6e avenue
Description: This apartment has some impressive woodwork and built-ins in the living room (!). The listing says its typical Montreal "double living room" can be split to create a second bedroom (hence the "3.5+" size).
Address: 4524, avenue Walkley
Description: This compact-looking contemporary apartment in NDG is near Concordia's Loyola campus.
Address: 1240, rue Beaubien E.
Description: This renovated basement apartment is just a five-minute walk from Beaubien station on the orange line, says the listing.
Address: 7380, avenue de Chateaubriand
Description: Described as a "beautiful, bright and completely renovated 3.5 apartment," this pad is in a building with "a common rooftop terrace with wonderful views."
Address: 1904, rue de Ville-Marie
Description: This basement apartment has its own entrance from the outside, as well as a washer and dryer. It's three blocks from Viau station on the green line.
Address: 10377, Place Prieur
Description: A very adult-looking apartment in a semi-dense residential neighbourhood near the Bois-de-Boulogne commuter train station.
Address: 6325, boulevard Maurice-Duplessis
Description: Located in a universally accessible building (a Montreal rarity), this apartment is near the Cégep Marie-Victorin (terminus of the planned REM de l'Est) and the Parc nature du Ruisseau de Montigny.
Address: 8670, rue Jean-Brillon
Description: The listing says the rent includes all utilities. The apartment, itself, is within biking distance of the aqueduct and riverfront with their parks and bike paths, as well as the expansive Angrignon park.