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FAQs

How do I start looking for apartments in Montreal?

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Start your Montreal apartment or room hunt with Montreal Student Living, we offer a catered service from virtual tours and online meet ups to find you the perfect space that fits your needs.

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What are the average rental prices in Montreal?

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Average rental prices in Montreal vary depending on location and size, but expect prices to start at $950 for a furnished room in a shared apartment in the city center.

What documents do I need to rent an apartment?

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To rent an apartment, you typically need documents like proof of income, a credit check, a guarantor and references from previous landlords.

Can I find furnished apartments?

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Yes, you can find furnished apartments in Montreal, especially in popular areas for students. Our apartments at Montreal Student Living are fully furnished and ready for students to movie in.

What are the lease terms usually like?

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Lease terms in Montreal are one year.

Are utilities included in the rent?

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Utilities such as hot water and electricity may or may not be included in the rent, so be sure to clarify with the landlord or check the lease agreement.

What neighborhoods are popular among students?

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Popular neighborhoods among students in Montreal include Plateau-Mont-Royal, Mile End, and Downton Montreal near Mcgill campus. You can find aparments on our site located in these popular spots.

What public transportation options are available?

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Montreal offers an extensive public transportation network including buses and the metro system, making it easy for students to get around. The buildings we work with are located in the heart of Montreal, most things you will need such as grocery stores are at walking distance.

Is renters’ insurance required?

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Most buildings will require for tenants to get an insurance policy, these insurance policies are quite cheap and protect the tenant for any responsibility.

How do I budget for living expenses in Montreal?

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Budget for living expenses in Montreal by considering rent, groceries, transportation, and other necessities. A rough estimate for student living expenses is around $1,500 to $2,000 CAD per month.

How is student life in montreal?

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Student life in Montreal is vibrant and diverse, with numerous cultural events, festivals, and recreational activities to enjoy. Montreal in the summer is the place to be from; Osheaga music festival, Jazz Fest, Just for Laughs, Montréal en Lumière and more.

Where is the best place to live as a student?

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The best place to live as a student in Montreal depends on your preferences and budget, but areas near universities and with good public transportation access are popular choices.

How many McGill students live on campus?

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Approximately 30% of McGill students live on-campus in residence halls or university-owned apartments.

What's special about student housing and co-living?

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Student housing provides convenience and a sense of community, moving to a new city can be stressfull especially alone. On-campus housing provides opportunities to meet new people, create new friendships and enjoy the student life to the fullest.

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