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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.

The advantages

Benefit from the many advantages of Devimco’s residential projects for rent.

Downtown Montreal

Neighbourhoods that reflect who you are

Featured units

Find the apartment made for you

Find out where the Devimco apartments are located


All the answers to your questions

What are the first steps to undertake upon my arrival in Quebec?

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.

What is a lease?

A lease is a rental contract established between an owner and a tenant that defines their respective commitments in regards to a dwelling. Your rental agreement gives you certain rights as a tenant. You can consult the Tribunal administratif du logement to learn more.

Is there an ideal time to move?

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.

Why live downtown Montreal?

Experience Montreal, its diversity and its historical heritage to the fullest, while being close to the business heart of the city. Discover 5 reasons to live in downtown Montreal.

Are pets accepted in the apartments?

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.

What is the best Montreal neighbourhood to live in?

Downtown, without a doubt! It includes Shaughnessy Village, the Quartier des Spectacles, and Griffintown. In short, everything you could need: shopping, restaurants, entertainment, etc.

Is the cost of living expensive in Montreal?

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!

Is French spoken in Montreal?

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!

Is a car essential to get around in Montreal?

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!

Are the apartments furnished?

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!

Does Montreal have many green spaces?

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.

Is there an ideal proportion of income that should go to rent?

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.

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