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August 2010

News You Can Use Journée des Portes Ouvertes du patrimoine 2010

Message from the President

Do you have a house, on the island of Montreal, built before 1955? The Greater Montreal Real Estate Board and the City of Montreal want to see it! As part of l'Opération patrimoine architectural de Montréal, the CIGM and the City of Montreal have created this event to bring potential buyers to Montreal's beautiful homes. This day will take place on Sunday, September 26th from 1:00PM to 4:00PM, and the registration deadline is September 8th, 2010 before noon.

Late summer is upon us, and back to school means back to sales! We are already seeing a dramatic upswing in the real estate market from a calm summer. If you're thinking of listing your home, be sure to take advantage of the wealth of early-fall buyers!

To qualify, your property must meet the following criteria: • • •

Properties must be on the island of Montreal, and built before 1955 Properties must be listed in the MLS system of the Greater Montreal Real Estate Board. Properties should ideally be well-maintained and retain their original charm.

Up to fifty properties will be selected, and the selected properties will receive free marketing (in major newspapers, online, and more) at a value in excess of $5000. Once again, your property must be listed in the MLS system to qualify! If you're thinking about listing your pre-1955 Montreal home, now is the perfect time!

McGuigan Pepin welcomes our newest agent! You're going to see a new face here at McGuigan Pepin! Walter Staniec joins us after a long career in the fur and textile industry in Poland, Canada, and the United States. He speaks four languages, including Polish and Russian. We are proud to add Walter to our growing team of industry professionals!

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We have some exciting news for you today! The annual Journée du Portes Ouvertes du patrimoine is upon us, and the deadline to list and register your home is fast approaching. Fifty homes on the island of Montreal will be selected to receive numerous benefits including lots of free publicity. Also included in this e-mail is news about our Italian affiliate, the Castello di Casole, a luxurious private residence club in the heart of Tuscany. Now, owners receive even more benefits, making it even easier to call Tuscany home. Be sure to read on to find out about our newest agent, and how you can join the McGuigan Pepin team!


Extended Owner Benefits at Castello di Casole In addition to all of the incredible perks and attentive services available to Owners at Castello di Casole from private wine receptions to bilingual concierges, the management of this private residence club in the heart of Tuscany have added an expanded collection of owner benefits.

We're Recruiting! Are you a real estate broker, looking to grow your business in an exclusive, boutique realty setting? McGuigan Pepin is currently recruiting for growth opportunities! Why work for McGuigan Pepin?

Owners now also enjoy preferred rates and tee times at a private golf club nearby, access to luxury Italian sports cars so you can tour the Tuscan roads in style, personal shopping guides to reveal the hidden boutiques and lesser known markets of Tuscany and a hand selection of wineries where you can learn about the winemaking process firsthand, taste rare vintages and dine in historic cellars.

McGuigan Pepin is the ideal choice for brokers both new and experienced. You will receive administrative support, and individual assistance from experienced certified brokers.

Contact us today to learn how you can call Castello di Casole home, and enjoy all the benefits it has to offer.

We offer a competitive commission structure, and excellent advertising rates. What we're looking for: •

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Bilingualism is a must! (If you speak more than two languages, please let us know!) Must hold a current OACIQ license. Experience preferred but not required. Full time brokers preferred. Basic computer literacy.

Please send your C.V. and cover letter by one of the following routes:

Free Market Analysis! We offer free, no-contract-necessary market analyses! Call us today to take advantage of this valuable offer.

By e-mail: By post: 4431 Ste-Catherine Ouest Westmount, QC H3Z 1R5 By fax: (514) 937-8808

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