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If you've ever wondered what it'd be like to be London Tipton or Eloise At The Plaza, then this remarkable Montreal property could give you a peek into that world.

The biggest of the 18 limited-edition penthouses at the Four Seasons Private Residences is for sale and could be all yours for $15,500,000. Located in the Golden Square Mile neighbourhood of Montreal, this luxurious penthouse spans 6,910 square feet of living space that bursts with total opulence.

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Landlords were asking for an average of $1,544 in rent for one-bedroom Montreal apartments in November, up 0.7% in the last month and 2.9% in the last 12 months, according to the latest rent report from Rentals.ca and Urbanation. Other Canadian cities have fared far worse. Montreal was only the 25th most expensive market in the country.

Cities in Ontario make up the bulk of the list's top spots. Provincewide, listed rents for one-bedroom units have increased by a whopping 17.7% year-over-year, compared to only 3.3% in Quebec, the report states.

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In a world where the cheapest homes are often few and far between and Montreal's housing crisis has led tenants to unionize, finding cheap rent in Montreal is becoming increasingly challenging, even in the city's cheapest areas.

The neighbourhood with the lowest average rent is Ahuntsic-Cartierville, where an unfurnished one-bedroom goes for $1,297, according to the most recent report by aggregator Liv.rent.

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Perched between the Saint Lawrence River and the mountains of the Charlevoix region, this Quebec chalet for sale commands a stunning view of the surrounding forest and valley. And, as listing photos show, the barn-red home becomes one with the fiery reds, oranges and yellows of the autumn foliage.

The two-family home is an hour north of Quebec City and on the market for $329,000. It's listed by RE/MAX's Patricia Deguara.

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Montreal is home to some pretty stellar luxury real estate and this Dorval castle is certainly no exception. The massive estate is nothing short of a miniature Hogwarts — so if you're into witches, wizards and warlocks, this property will certainly appeal to you. And if you aren't...well, who doesn't like taking a peek inside a castle?

Located just 20 minutes from downtown, this 5-storey chateau spans 34,000 square feet and has remarkable views of Lac St-Louis. While the waterfront location is undoubtedly breathtaking, the property itself may require some getting used to — as does its price point. Did we mention it's nearly $20 million?

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Montreal's housing market may be punishingly expensive, enough that $300,000 can only buy an average of 500 square feet in the city. But outside of Montreal, elsewhere in the province, there are many more opportunities to snag a 1,000+ square foot home for less — sometimes much less — than 300 big ones.

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After a brief dip that may have brought hope to the hearts of Montreal renters, the average rent in the city has once again surpassed the $1,500 mark, according to a report released by liv.rent. For furnished apartments, the average is even higher at $1,683.

The highest rent in Montreal over the last month was in the Plateau, with a borough average of $1,749 for an unfurnished one-bedroom. Hochelaga-Maisonneuve remained among the cheapest, with the same apartment averaging $1,380.

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Let's face it: renting sucks and it's terrible. But where owning your home used to seem achievable, the Canadian housing market is doing everything in its power to make it nearly impossible for the average person. Just how hard is it? Real estate trend analyzer Point2 has an answer, but you're not going to like it.

The median cost for a Canadian house right now is around $630,000: more than ten times the median income in the country. If you halve that number and round down, you're working with $300,000 to buy a house — this is where Point2 started.

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For only the second time this year, Montreal's average rent for a one-bedroom apartment has decreased, this time by $20, according to a report released by liv.rent. Earlier in the year, the price reached just over $1,500, but changes in August brought the average back down to just under that figure.

This is markedly different from the Metro Vancouver and Toronto markets, where the average rents have increased by $71 and $31, respectively. In both cities, the same unfurnished one-bedroom costs over $2,000, a stark contrast to even Montreal's tough market.

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If you're not quite ready for summer to end, you can get in the mood for fall with a weekend escape to this Victorian mansion just 90 minutes from Montreal. The Stanstead property, dubbed "Witch Bay Castle" due to its iconic weather vane, boasts six bedrooms spread across four floors, a private hot tub, tennis courts, gaming room and piano, among other amenities.

The home sits on expansive grounds that offer a perfect view of the season change. Or you can hole up inside the all-wood interior and enjoy its stained glass windows, four fireplaces and vintage decor.

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Housing markets across Canada could see a substantial price drop by early 2023, according to a new TD Bank report. Home buyer behaviour during the pandemic has shifted as people move toward remote work and away from city centres, causing a shock wave of price growth in smaller markets and fast deflation in major ones.

National average home prices fell by 9% this summer and are expected to fall another 20-25% by early next year. Ontario and B.C saw the most substantial price reduction, while Quebec saw affordability decline. Home prices remained stable in the Prairies and Atlantic Region.

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After months and months of continued increases, totalling more than $200 in price hikes since January, the average Montreal rent for an unfurnished one-bedroom apartment fell by $22 in July. This places the new average at $1,517 per month. That average only crossed over the $1,500 threshold in June, according to recentreports from liv.rent.

The months-long price increases in Montreal were largely echoed in the Vancouver and Toronto housing markets, according to the full report. This isn’t necessarily comforting — all three cities are in active housing crises. But unlike Montreal, both cities saw average rents increase in July, liv.rent says.

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