Archives annuelles: 2014

BRAVO, PHILIPPE!

8 December 2014

To mark International Volunteer Day, which takes place every year on December 5, the entire REALTA team would like to acknowledge our colleague and broker, Philippe Soucy, who has been regularly volunteering with the Maison Jean Lapointe. For the last three years, Philippe has been quietly but diligently devoting many hours to helping individuals battling alcoholism and drug addiction to ...

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AN UPTURN ON THE HORIZON?

5 December 2014

In my previous newsletter, I mentioned the slowdown in the Quebec real estate market due to an imbalance between supply and demand, putting buyers at an advantage. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), a slight upturn is expected in this key segment of the economy for all of Quebec. Here are the main forecasts the CMHC presented to some 500 industry ...

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REALTA AT OUTREMONT’S OYSTER DINNER

27 October 2014

More than 300 people attended Outremont’s 37th annual Oyster Dinner at the Intergenerational Community Centre on October 24th. Once again, this year’s dinner was a mouthwatering success. François Bissonnette and his team hosted a medley of guests at their table. The Caraquet and Malpeque bay oysters elevated everyone’s high spirits, as did the popular oyster soup by well-known ...

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HOW TO SURVIVE A BUYER’S MARKET ?

27 October 2014

Buyers have gained the upper hand in the real estate market in the last year. Prices are stagnating and sales are taking longer. People often ask me: What can I do to sell my property at the highest price in a buyer’s market? It’s a legitimate question. Two out of every three real estate brokers have never encountered this type of market. I was one of the “lucky” ones to ...

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FRANÇOIS BISSONNETTE NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE MIAM COUNCIL

22 October 2014

The Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM), which will be located at 30-32 Avenue Saint-Just in the borough of Outremont, has named François Bissonnette as President of its Board of Directors. For REALTA and its president, the appointment with the international puppetry home is a natural extension of their association with the International Puppet Festival “Les Trois ...

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WHAT DO YOU THINK ?

10 October 2014

Friendly ghosts or bats in the night? Go on our Facebook page to vote for your favourite window display. All that you have to do is “like” the one that you prefer. Don’t forget to ask the advice of your children. The window with the most votes will be displayed on the week of October 20th. Come by to see it. https://www.facebook.com/REALTAagenceimmobiliere  

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A PROUD TRIATHLETE AMONG OUR BROKERS

7 August 2014

Our colleague Sébastien Vallée has risen to his challenge on August 3rd: improving his performance in his second participation in the Triathlon BFI Terrebonne. He has indeed completed the race in 1 hour and 29 minutes, or 89 minutes. You think it is easy? A sport growing in popularity, triathlon is a continuous sequence of three disciplines: swimming-cycling-running. BFI Terrebonne ...

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TWO NEW BROKERS AT YOUR SERVICE

27 June 2014

REALTA has two new brokers on its team: Nicolas Zagury and Matteo Sterzi. After reading their personal and professional backgrounds, you'll agree that they make a perfect fit with what we proudly call our dream team: handpicked professionals with complementary talents and personalities, all passionately driven by the same values: to serve you. Two decidedly contemporary careers. Two ...

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ANOTHER INITIATIVE BY REALTA

18 June 2014

After starting its sixth year, REALTA has created a second generation of signs. The new pictures-less signs put our team philosophy forward and show our true self: a real estate agency for brokers who work collegially. Our new image reflects the good taste of our clients’ properties and is more eye-catching for future buyers. An original and stylish sign is definitely more ...

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FOULÉE DES PARCS: REALTA ENTERS THE RACE

16 June 2014

REALTA was proudly represented at the second edition of the Foulée des parcs held on Sunday, June 15. The agency's president, François Bissonnette, even managed to “almost” keep up with his six-year-old grandson, Menelik, on one of the four race routes! REALTA encourages sports and physical activity among youth in many ways, including leading by example... The Foulée des parcs helps ...

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