08/12/2016 01:37 EDT | Updated 08/12/2016 01:59 EDT

House Hunting In Montreal? Here's The Length Some Will Go To Get The Perfect Place

Where Old World charm meets Canadian comfort.

Old Montreal's European charm has no problem attracting tourists looking for a bit of France in Canada, but what about potential homebuyers?

Well, if you're like Matthew and in the market for something beyond cookie-cutter condos, there's a lot to like.

"[It's] one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in North America. The architecture here is unmatched," said the Montreal art dealer.

It's a major factor behind his determination to make the area his next home, even if it meant finding his dream place would take well over a year.

But while the area and property were picture perfect, the price remains a different story.

Will Matt cave and break his budget or will his highest offer be able to seal the deal? Find out how it ends in the video below: