News

Welcome to the News section where you can find the latest Canada real estate news, as well as duProprio.com news.

5 ways to prevent your Halloween from turning into a nightmare

Whether you see Halloween as a fun night or a night to avoid, this popular event surely can liven up a late October evening! The jack-o’-lanterns and other decorations, excited trick-or-treaters and frequent trips to answer the doorbell all contribute … Continue reading

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Bruny Surin chooses DuProprio to sell his condo

Bruny Surin knows exactly what it takes to succeed. This Montrealer, the Olympic gold medalist turned entrepreneur, knows that dedication and perseverance are essential to reaching his dreams. Selling a property is a little like running. You have to prepare, … Continue reading

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7 fire prevention tips

According to the Ministère de la Sécurité publique, a quarter of all house fires in Quebec in 2015 were due to human error. This means that it only takes a moment of distraction or negligence for a fire to occur … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know to adequately insure your used car

Does auto insurance cost less for used vehicles? Are there any specific coverages for second-hand vehicles? Here are answers to some of the questions you may have regarding this topic, brought to you by La Capitale’s blog. Are second-hand vehicles cheaper … Continue reading

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Take advantage of subsidies and save!

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Before calling a container service to dispose of the old central heating unit or before replacing permanently fogged-up windows, it is a good idea to inquire … Continue reading

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Plan and be your own foreman

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Of course, you could save by putting your skills to the test instead of hiring a professional. But before you go ahead as your own foreman, … Continue reading

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Car insurance renewal checklist

  Do you know what your obligations are when you receive a renewal notice for your auto insurance? The Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advise consumers to take advantage of this notice to … Continue reading

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Checklist for taking your vehicle out of storage

Did you store a vehicle that is only used for part of the year? Here’s a checklist from the La Capitale blog to help you remember what to do when you start using your vehicle again.   Did you reinstate … Continue reading

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Home Automation Will Make Your Life Easier

By 2019, a projected 38.2 million North American households are expected to have smart home systems. There’s no reason to wait, since today’s home automation technology is easy to use, affordable, professionally installed.  It can allow you to control your … Continue reading

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Going on vacation? Prepare your home for your departure!

Leaving your home unoccupied while you go on vacation? To avoid unpleasant surprises when you return, follow the tips taken from La Capitale’s blog on how to keep would-be burglars at bay and reduce the risk of fires while you’re away. Notify … Continue reading

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