Historic Cabbagetown Colours

Cabbagetown is a vibrant community running largely along Parliament Street and a designated heritage conservation district. Lauded as the largest continuous area of preserved Victorian housing in all of North America, Cabbagetown is home to many artists, musicians, journalists and writers. Learn about the history of this fantastic community as wall as a few of the attractions you can find there today.

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Understanding Canada's First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

As of September 2019, the Canadian Government has instituted a new First Time Home Buyer’s Incentive to help new homebuyers find their first homes in Canada. It helps qualified first-time buyers reduce their monthly mortgage costs without adding to their financial burdens. Today, Envision Realty will help walk you through this helpful new tool so you can better understand the mortgage system.

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Eastern Toronto Real Estate Market Statistics: Q2

Eastern Toronto is one of the fastest growing areas of the city, with detached home sales increasing in price by up to 15.2% since the beginning of last year. It is made up of a number of prestigious communities that offer the convenience of being close to downtown while still feeling local and friendly. Recently, the Toronto Real Estate Board released their sales statistics for the second quarter of 2019. Today we’ll be taking a basic look into the real estate market of eastern Toronto to better understand the climate in our local area.

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The History of Regent Park

Of the many (many) neighbourhoods in Toronto, few have had as tumultuous a past as Regent Park. Through multiple reworking and redevelopments, mistakes and lessons learned, a new community and new look is emerging in the neighbourhood once so laden with negative stigma. Today we’re going to be looking at the history of Regent Park, and why we’re so excited for the future of this neighbourhood.

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Moving to Leslieville: Tips, Tricks, and Advice

Toronto is a massive, diverse city, and if you’re thinking of moving here, choosing your neighbourhood should be a top priority in deciding what type of atmosphere and amenities you’d like in your new area. Today we’d like to tell you about why, and how you should move to Leslieville: our favourite neighbourhood in east Toronto.

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Assignment Sales

A deep dive into a little-understood option in preconstruction: assignment sales. Learn why they exist, how they work, benefits, risks, and how they can be an excellent tool for investment in Toronto’s booming real estate market.

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Preconstruction: A Beginner’s Guide

We often see signs for preconstruction condo purchases on blocked off corners where heavy machinery trundles around, tearing down and building up, but how exactly does purchasing a preconstruction condo work? Why should you purchase a preconstruction condo over one that’s already built? We’d like to help provide some simple answers for those of you new to the concept, and give some tips along the way.

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Envision Agent Stories: Jessica Acquaviva

Envision Realty has grown a lot since its inception in 2016, and one of the agents who has been here to watch that growth for quite some time has been Jessica Acquaviva. We sat down with her to ask about her journey as an agent, because she didn’t start out in the real estate industry as a realtor: she started as an office administrator.  

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Toronto's Tech Talent

Toronto is booming these days, and while it’s easy to look up at the skyscrapers as we head to work and watch the changes in our streets, it’s actually outside our fair city that many of these changes are coming from. The technology industry in the GTA has grown by more than 50% in the last five years, currently with roughly 241,000 jobs in the field.

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