Welcome to Montreal
Moving to Montreal
We are happy to have you.
This is it: you are about to immigrate to Montreal!
To finalize your move, you are probably wondering: how do I find the right accommodation?
How do I settle in? What are the best neighbourhoods in Montreal to live in?
Don’t worry, Devimco Immobilier is here to help you find your ideal apartment.
Benefit from the many advantages of Devimco’s residential projects for rent.
Neighbourhoods that reflect who you are
Find the apartment made for you
Find out where the Devimco apartments are located
All the answers to your questions
First, make sure to get your social insurance number (SIN). Second, take advantage of your first few days to open your bank accounts and to get a Canadian phone number. Then, you will be able to find your new apartment.
Culturally, the vast majority of leases in Quebec are renewed on July 1. This frees up a great deal of apartments and increases your chances of finding your ideal place. That being said, at Devimco Immobilier, you will find available units all year-round and can therefore start your lease at the time that suits you best. Discover all our tips for a hassle-free move.
Yes, pets are accepted in Devimco apartments! In addition, you can take advantage of the many dog parks that are located near our projects. To plan your pet’s transportation, consult the conditions of the airline you are flying with before your departure.
Downtown, without a doubt! It includes Shaughnessy Village, the Quartier des Spectacles, and Griffintown. In short, everything you could need: shopping, restaurants, entertainment, etc.
The cost of living is much lower in Montreal than it is in France, the United Kingdom, or the United States, as well as other Canadian cities like Toronto and Vancouver. Also note that electricity, heating, and Internet are included in your rent!
French is the official language of Quebec and is therefore most often spoken in Montreal. That said, don’t be surprised to also hear conversations in English, since downtown is the diversity hub of the city!
Although it is not necessary to have a car to get around Montreal thanks to the city’s public transit system (STM) which extensively covers the downtown area, indoor parking lots are available for rent in Devimco projects. Note that the indoor space for bicycles is free!
Devimco apartments are semi-furnished. They include appliances such as a washing machine, dryer, oven, fridge, microwave, and dishwasher. You can also enjoy the common area facilities, such as the urban chalet and its comfortable couches, the rooftop terraces, the coworking spaces, the gyms, the swimming pools and much more!
Downtown is at the bottom of Mount Royal, which is Montreal’s largest green space. You can go for runs, or walk your dog on the many trails that lead to heritage sites, like the popular St. Joseph’s Oratory. You can also enjoy the Lachine Canal located near several Devimco projects.
It is typically recommended to spend, at most, a third of your monthly income on rent in order to remain financially comfortable. This proportion will allow you to cover your recurring expenses while allowing you to enjoy life.