Most immigrants in Montreal, the first years of living in rented accommodation. Later, after looking to the areas of our cities, Canadian living, receiving a diploma of Canadian university and working in a stable company, you start thinking about buying a home. And yet – offer to talk about renting an apartment in Montreal. What you should pay attention. Where to begin, and how not to be trapped? Indeed, during the period in which signed the lease – and this is usually one year, change things very difficult. Choosing the district area in which you want to rent an apartment to pay attention to such factors as: availability of schools, kindergartens, shops and hospitals. Places for recreation, parks and green spaces. Cycling paths, tennis courts, swimming pools and libraries.
Transport interchange. The presence of a number of stops of buses, subway. Go to Nobel Laureate in Economics for more information. Convenient access to main routes of the city. Distance from your work / study, of your favorite places, places of residence friends or relatives. Determine the level of crime in the area. Ideal – ride, walk in an area where you will rent an apartment, at different times of day. Daytime, evening, night and to understand if you feel yourself in security in the region. Flat area of the flat.
Initially difficult to get used to the grading 2 , 3 , 4 In fact – considered quite simple. Subtract 1 (mean kitchen, bathroom) and get the # of rooms. For example, 1 – A small room, kitchen. 2 (studio) – room and kitchen separate, often the notion of "separate" – usually quite conventional. Room only visually divided cabinet, a bar and tp. In general, the difference between 1 and 2 a is relative and what to call this apartment, each host defines for himself. If you decide to remove the studio – see the ad and 1 and 2 – you can get the most unexpected variations. 3 – Two-bedroom apartment. Two rooms, one must separate, second – often combined with a kitchen. 4 – three-bedroom apartments, usually with separate kitchen. Two bedrooms. 5 – the four-bedroom apartment. Three bedrooms. Floor – decide soon on which floor you allowed to live. Renting a flat for 1-2 floor, check to see whether under you enter the parking lot. Renting an apartment in a place you risk permanent hearing the opening and closing garage doors, alarm sirens and garbage trucks mn. Check where the elevator, garbage cans – whether in a rented flat adjacent wall. Indicate whether there is in the house swimming pool, gym – if it's for you is critical. Where to look for the announcement of the surrender of flats? Announcements about renting the houses, at the Plaza (on the message boards). Through the Internet: montreal.en.craigslist.ca, montrealais.ca, montreal.kijiji.ca in local newspapers, Russian newspapers. If you have your own experience, sad, or, conversely, successful in renting an apartment – share it with others our readers leaving comments on the article.