Why are Mile End ground floors of triplexes in such high demand? 2016-06-17

1- Supply and Demand: There are many different types of buyers for these properties. Young families, people who want a yard, older buyers nearing retirement who want easy access in and out of their apartment rather than trudging up icy stairs in the winter (come to think of it nobody really likes doing that!). More buyers means the price goes up. Basic economics at this point.


Top 5 Restaurants in Mile End 2015-07-06

Mile End is known for its nightlife, culture and walkable shopping districts, but lately it’s also becoming known for its table fare, everything from fish n’ chips to fine dining. Here are five of my personal favourites.

Hotel Herman

5171 Boul St-Laurent www.hotelherman.com

In the heart of Mile End, Hotel Herman is popular with Montreal’s foodies, offering small plates ideal for sharing. Patrons can sit around their large U-shaped bar in the center of the room overlooking the open kitchen and enjoy their extensive wine and cocktail menu.

Hotel Herman



5658 Av du Parc www.yuukaisushi.com

Yuukai is a local favorite for delicious fresh sushi and great service. It’s BYOW, which makes it even more affordable. They also have a private room ideal for groups. But don’t forget to reserve, they are quite busy, especially on the weekends.

Restaurant Yuukai

Sushi at Yuukai Restaurant


5201 Boul St-Laurent www.lawrencerestaurant.com

A signature Mile End spot, Lawrence is great for brunch, lunch and dinner. Perfect for upscale casual dining with a diverse menu.

Restaurant Lawrence



5322 Boul.St-Laurent www.sparrow-lemoineau.com

Great place any time of day! This trendy local spot is famous for their weekend brunches, Sunday night roast and their delicious cocktails. Be sure to also check out the Cardinal Tea Room on the 2nd floor!



Cuisine Caraibe Delite

4816 Av. du Parc

Great mom-and-pop style spot for cheap eats when you’re looking for some deliciously
authentic Caribbean food! Jerk chicken anyone?

Caraibe Delight Restaurant


Martin’s Top Five Mile End Properties for July 2015 2015-07-04

It’s Mile End Month! Here are five of my favourite properties in the heart of Montreal’s most liveable neighbourhood.

21576123-5173 Drolet $775 000: Stunning condo on two floors located near the metro, shops and restaurants of Av. Laurier and St-Denis with terrace and 2 parking spots.


9269528-4812 Av. de l’Esplanade $489 000 : Renovated condo in the heart of Mile-end near Jeanne Mance Park & Av. Mont-Royal. 2+1 bedrooms, modern kitchen and a beautifully designed private terrace. Outdoor parking included.


21643685- 6070-6072 Rue Jeanne-Mance $749 000: Cottage in the heart of Mile End with a large courtyard on the west side, very sunny and private parking! 3 bedrooms and a huge finished basement!


19272167- 5602-5606 Rue Clark $664 000:Charming duplex in top location offering double occupancy, private garden oasis and 1 parking space. Perfect for cottage conversion.


14239930- 4673 Rue Hutchison $557 000: Great location steps from Mount Royal, fully renovated top floor of a triplex located on a quiet street, very bright with many windows and private parking.