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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Why Living on the Waterfront in Toronto is Best for Gamers

Are you an avid gamer? If so, you need to find out why living on the Waterfront in Toronto is best for gamers! The Waterfront Communities and the Condos in this area are booming right now and it will only get better with more developments coming in by the minute!

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The Perfect Sales Representative for You! David Murray MacLean

David Murray MacLean is the newest addition to Envision Realty Inc.  and began his real estate career over a decade ago. He has worked with sellers, buyers and investors across the GTA. He shares his wealth of information about many of the City’s neighbourhoods through his strong social media presence.  Find out more about him, his ideas on the industry and how he has stayed competitive for the better part of a decade. 

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LOOKING FOR AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY? OR MAYBE YOUR NEXT HOME?

Did you know that currently in the city of Toronto there are 181 buildings under construction, 495 buildings in the stage of plans, and 383 buildings unbuilt?  With all the construction happening around the city it is hard to know where to invest in your next home or just an investment property in general.  Where will be the next hot spot to live? What will attract the most people? Where is the best value? Will it be easy to sell in the future? It's easy to feel over whelmed between the bank situations, trying to predict the future and your personal wants and needs, but waiting until all those feelings go away entirely or subside isn't always in your best interest. As real estate professionals it is our duty to be informed and knowledgeable and pass that knowledge on to our customers and clients.  

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