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PROGRAM

OUR 4 THEMED WEEKS

The full program of the virtual event will be offered exclusively in French.

05/10/2020 – 12h
WEEK 1
#Sustainable development and green housing

Perhaps you’ve already fantasized about your own autonomous and sustainable home? … or your own “temple” of wellness – a healthy, eco-friendly home for you and your family? Perhaps you dream of having a greenhouse and edible landscape that lets you live in greater harmony with nature and eat delicious organic and local fruits and vegetables? Maybe you also dream of meeting lots of other motivated people, who share your vision of creating an eco-community, an eco-hamlet… or simply having good neighbours! These conferences will give you a taste and provide you with some basic knowledge so that you can carry out your project, whatever it may be, with total confidence!

05/10/2020 – 12h
WHAT MAKES A “NORMAL” HOME DIFFERENT FROM A HEALTHY, ECOLOGICAL AND RESILIENT HOME?
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

Our experts discuss the difference between a “normal” home and a healthy, ecological and resilient home, and explain the benefits it can have on your ecological footprint and on your well-being.

06/10/2020 – 12h
IS IT POSSIBLE TO RENOVATE YOUR HOME TO MAKE IT HEALTHY AND ECO-RESPONSIBLE?
#Sustainable development and green housing

Our experts present you all the tips and solutions available on the market to make your home healthy and eco-responsible without breaking the bank.

07/10/2020 – 12h
IS IT POSSIBLE TO BUILD OR RENOVATE ENERGY AND FOOD AUTONOMOUS HOUSES IN QUEBEC?
#Sustainable development and green housing

Find out how to become independent! Whether in terms of energy or food, you will have all the cards in hand to free yourself from your energy and grocery bills.

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08/10/2020 – 12h
IS IT POSSIBLE TO BUILD A HOME WITHOUT HEATING OR AIR-CONDITIONING IN QUEBEC?
#Sustainable development and green housing

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to build a house without heating or air conditioning in Quebec despite extreme weather. Discover the advice of our experts! They explain to you how it is possible and how to get there.

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09/10/2020 – 12h
LIVE DIFFERENTLY: MINI-HOUSES, ECO-COMMUNITY, ECO-DISTRICT AND CO-LIVING
#Sustainable development and green housing

Discover new ways of living with this show devoted to alternative and eco-responsible lifestyles, and take the opportunity to learn more about all the possibilities available to you in Quebec in this area.

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12/10/2020 – 12h
WEEK 2
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

What are the steps when buying a house: the research, what is important to look at and ask for during visits, inspection, certificate of location, offers, counter-offers , notaries, etc. What are the expenses related to the property (welcome taxes, insurance, inspection, notaries, etc.) and the financial assistance available (HBP, federal assistance program, tax credit, etc.). Buying a condo in 2020 – how to navigate? Where to invest and what to look for when the time comes to choose your neighborhood or developer? Here are so many topics to discuss and much more …

12/10/2020 – 12h
THE STEPS TO FOLLOW WHEN PURCHASING A PROPERTY
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

Are you planning to buy a new condo, or a new home, but don’t know where to start? Our experts explain all the steps to follow when buying a property.

13/10/2020 – 12h
4 STEPS TO SELLING YOUR PROPERTY SUCCESSFULLY
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

Do you know the 4 main steps for selling a property? In this program you are given all the keys to prepare the property, set the price, market, negotiate and finalize your sale.

14/10/2020 – 12h
BUYING A CONDO IN 2020 – What happens next?
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

Buying a condo is an important step, and it comes with its share of responsibilities. Our experts present you the best practices to put in place to ensure good governance of a condominium, the financial aspects (Law 16 and 141, increase in condo fees to be expected, creation of a new self-insurance fund, … etc.), And the benefits of reforms (sustainability of the building, spreading of costs between the different generations, … etc.)

15/10/2020 – 12h
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION: BEFORE THE SALE OR BEFORE THE PURCHASE OF A HOUSE.
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

Martin Desfossés, Real Estate Coach at Du Proprio, answers all the most frequently asked questions: How do DuProprio services work? What is DuProprio’s success rate compared to real estate brokers? How long does DuProprio take to sell compared to real estate brokers? and many others …

16/10/2020 – 12h
THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC ON REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND HOW THE PROJECTS ARE ADAPTING
#Professionals, promoters & real estate

In this program, our guests talk about the impact of the Pandemic on real estate development projects and how projects are adapting to this new situation.

19/10/2020 – 12h
WEEK 3
#Construction et renovation

What are the most profitable upgrades to make? Everything you need to think about when the time comes to renovate. What are the steps when building a house? The best materials to choose from for the long haul. Subsidies and financial assistance offered during renovations. All the answers to your questions!

19/10/2020 – 12h
NEW HOUSES
#Construction et renovation

Choosing a new home today is not just a mass-produced consumer product as it was perhaps more true at one time. With the supply of new homes being unlimited and financial resources limited, the choice of concept, contractor and site must be made on the basis of EFFICIENCY. Efficiency can be translated into several themes, including energy, comfort and maximizing space.

20/10/2020 – 12h
EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS
#Construction et renovation

How do you select the right windows for a house? Is the price a good indicator? What is most important, the product, the material or the quality of the installation? Do we need to renovate the entire exterior to avoid it being easy to identify a new section of a non-renovated one? Our experts will inform you about the window selection criteria and the secrets of a harmonious exterior renovation!

21/10/2020 – 12h
Landscaping
#Construction & renovation

Let’s tear down the walls and partitions! Gone are the days of being confined indoors. The exterior is now an integral part of the house. In order to expand a residence from the outside, everything must be arranged according to the activities that will be carried out there, the desired degree of privacy and the surrounding noises. Also, it’s not just about installing furniture. To make your yard an integral part of the house, you must combine vegetation, some constructions such as pergola gallery and shed and adequate furniture. Spoiler alert: We will try to get the scoop on 2021 trends!

22/10/2020 – 12h
THE BEST MATERIALS TO CHOOSE FOR THE LONG TERM
#Construction et renovation

What characterizes the durability of a material? Its ease of maintenance, its timeless look, its impact resistance, its price? Sustainability is a concept that must take into account not only these criteria, but several others. Our experts will offer you tips to identify the best choices according to your needs and your budget. Because what is good for the neighbor is not necessarily the optimal choice for you!

23/10/2020 – 12h
Interior renovation
#Construction et renovation

Who should you call first on a renovation project? The entrepreneur? the designer? No matter? Why not both together and do an integrated project that will make it possible to use the best of each of the stakeholders in complementarity. It saves time and reduces the unforeseen. At the same time, we will look at ways to reduce the execution time of the work, particularly in the kitchen and the bathroom, because we have to tell ourselves, even if there is work in the house, the occupants must feed and wash!

26/10/2020 – 12h
WEEK 4
#Design and layout

How to choose an interior designer and what to expect from him or her when hiring him (expertise, steps, knowledge, etc.)? The perfect match between your contractor and your interior designer. Tips and tricks for optimizing all the spaces in your home. How to make your home more ecological and at the service of those who live there. A host of inspiring topics to discuss!

26/10/2020 – 12h
CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION UNDER THE MAGNIFICENT OF THE INTERIOR DESIGNER
#Design and layout

27/10/2020 – 12h
TIPS FOR OPTIMIZING SPACES
#Design and layout

“Small” doesn’t necessarily mean a lack of space, and “big” doesn’t always mean being comfortable. Find out how to optimize spaces according to their size and function.

28/10/2020 – 12h
HOW TO CHOOSE A GOOD INTERIOR DESIGNER AND WHAT TO EXPECT?
#Design and layout

If you are planning to renovate your condo or house but you don’t know where to start, this show is for you! We explain how to choose your interior designer, the important aspects of your relationship with him or her and everything to expect.

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29/10/2020 – 12h
WORKING FROM HOME – COMFORT IN ALL SENSES
#Design and layout

With the pandemic, many of us have found ourselves telecommuting without necessarily having the appropriate space. Our experts explain how to review the office in Covid time and how to transpose it at home. But not only, we also talk to you about the ergonomics of the worktop, optimal lighting, and the living space around.

30/10/2020 – 12h
INTERIOR DESIGN AND A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT
#Design and layout

We’ve been spending more and more time at home lately, so it’s important to feel good there. Having a healthy environment has therefore become essential. Our interior design experts are Well certified and explain how easily you can make your space healthier, and what to watch out for during your renovations.

Our popular hosts

Saskia Thuot, TV Host, journalist & business woman

Saskia Thuot, TV Host, journalist & business woman

Host of the week 4: Home Design & Planning Known to the Quebec public for almost two decades, she hosted…
Marco Lasalle, Technical Director at the APCHQ

Marco Lasalle, Technical Director at the APCHQ

Host of the week 3: CONSTRUCTION AND RÉNOVATION Graduated in building estimation and evaluation techniques from Cégep of Drummondville, Marco…
Martin Desfossés, Real Estate Coach at Du Proprio

Martin Desfossés, Real Estate Coach at Du Proprio

Host of the week 2: PROFESSIONNALS, PROMOTORS & REAL ESTATE Martin Desfossés has worked in the real estate industry for…
Francis Gendron, Co-founder of Solution Era

Francis Gendron, Co-founder of Solution Era

Host of the week 1: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ECOLOGICAL HOME Founder of Solution Era and first graduated of the Earthship…