Press Release: The Region of Waterloo partners with Activa and Hydraloop to launch greywater pilot program

Monday May 13, 2024 The Region of Waterloo partners with Activa and Hydraloop to launch greywater pilot program Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo has partnered with local developer Activa and greywater system vendor Hydraloop to study the potential water savings this technology could offer the community. This innovative pilot includes installing Hydraloop systems in…

Why Build Your Dream Home With Activa

Building a home is a significant undertaking, and we understand the inherent stress and anxiety that can come with it. Our mission is to replace those worries with confidence and excitement. From the moment you decide to build with us, we are committed to making the entire process smooth and enjoyable. How do we do…

Spring Social Series

Just because the weather doesn’t know what to do with itself this year, doesn’t mean the same should apply to you! If you’re looking for something fun to do with friends or family in the KW region, we’ve got you covered with a bounty of events, festivals, markets, and egg hunts to keep you busy…

FAQ: the Erinbrook Towns

Join us this weekend, March 23rd, for the release of our NEW Two-Over-Two Stacked Condo Townhomes at the Erinbrook Towns! Sales Centre Hours & Location: 155 Washburn Drive, Kitchener – Activa’s Design Studio, and Sales Centre for the Erinbrook Towns. Saturday, March 23rd & Sunday, March 24th: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm With your new…

FAQ: Two-Storey Condo Townhomes in Trussler West

  How can I express interest in purchasing a condo townhome in Trussler West? Two-Storey Condo Townhomes are available for purchase, starting this weekend, at Trussler West. Please review the floorplans and pricing on our website, as well as the information outlined below. Once you have made the decision to express your interest in purchasing,…

Designer Homes by Activa: FAQ

1. What is a Designer Home by Activa? Activa’s Designer Homes are an excellent choice if you’re looking for a new construction home but want to move sooner than later. With a pre-designed home, you can take the tough decisions out of your home building experience! These homes are complete with features and finishes selected…

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Parade of Homes

Parade of Homes Join us for an open house event to see Activa’s new Designer Homes in Trussler West, Harvest Park, Huron Village, The Trailside Towns, and Vista Hills! Saturday, February 10th, 2024 Drop-in anytime between 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm See FIVE move-in ready homes with high-end features and finishes selected by our expert…

Top Design Trends of 2024

If you’ve been looking to refresh your home, now couldn’t be a better time. As we step into 2024, the world of interior design is undergoing a fascinating evolution, bringing forth new trends and ideas that promise to redefine our living spaces. Our team of Design Studio experts, Hanna, Sandy, Kim, Marla, and Erin, are…

Activa Mortgage Partner Series: TD

Shawn McDaid Meridian Mortgage Specialists Meet Shawn – one of our Mortgage Specialists from TD! Welcome to our Activa Mortgage Partner series! Every week, we’ll be revealing key insights from one of our seven mortgage partners. At Activa, we understand that navigating the homebuying process can be challenging. That’s why we have developed a Mortgage…

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Activa Mortgage Partner Series: Meridian

Welcome to our Activa Mortgage Partner series! Every week, we’ll be revealing key insights from one of our seven mortgage partners. At Activa, we understand that navigating the homebuying process can be challenging. That’s why we have developed a Mortgage Partner Program, with seven of the top banks and credit unions, designed to make your…

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Tips for your winter home maintenance

As winter sets in, homeowners need to prepare their homes for the challenges that come with colder temperatures, snow, and icy conditions. Winter maintenance is crucial to ensure your home remains cozy, energy-efficient, and problem-free during the chilly months. Continue reading as we provide you with a comprehensive winter maintenance guide to help homeowners navigate…

Activa Mortgage Partner Series: RBC

Marc Figueiredo RBC Mortgage Specialists Meet Marc – one of our Mortgage Specialist’s from RBC®! Welcome to our Activa Mortgage Partner series! Every week, we’ll be revealing key insights from one of our seven mortgage partners. At Activa, we understand that navigating the homebuying process can be challenging. That’s why we have developed a Mortgage…

Easy ways to spruce up your holiday home décor

Hanna Gawne Design Studio Associate Meet Hanna – our expert Design Studio Associate. Continue reading as Hanna helps you with this year’s holiday home décor. The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the joy of transforming our homes into warm and inviting spaces that celebrate the spirit of the festivities. Whether you’re…

Construction Update: November 2023

As we transition from fall to winter, the Activa communities are also undergoing changes! Our dedicated team is working hard building new homes across the KWC. With a variety of Net Zero Ready Singles and ENERGY STAR® Towns and Condo Villas, our communities have something for everyone! Let’s explore the progress! Vista Hills, Waterloo Discover…

Understanding Condominium Ownership

Welcome to part one of our new series, Understanding Condominium Ownership, where we will be helping you understand what it means to purchase a condominium with Activa. When it comes to home ownership, condominiums offer a unique arrangement where purchasers own a unit within a larger condominium plan. Contrary to common misconceptions, a condominium is…

Construction Update: October 2023

The falling leaves provide a picturesque backdrop to the bustling construction sites where our dedicated team is working hard building Activa homes across the KWC! With a variety of Net Zero Ready Singles and ENERGY STAR® Towns and Condo Villas, our communities have something for everyone! Let’s explore the progress! Vista Hills, Waterloo Discover parks,…

Preparing for your fall home maintenance

Matt Hertog Lead Warranty Technician  Meet Matt – our Lead Warranty Technician. Continue reading as Matt helps you with this year’s fall maintenance. As the vibrant colours of summer begin to fade and the crisp air of autumn starts to settle in, it’s time to shift our focus towards preparing our homes for the upcoming…

Fall Social Series: Modern Fall Décor Ideas

Hanna Gawne Design Studio Associate Meet Hanna – our expert Design Studio Associate. Continue reading as Hanna helps you with this year’s modern fall décor ideas! As the temperatures start to drop and the leaves turn vibrant shades of red, orange and yellow, it’s the perfect time to transform your home into a cozy haven…

Find your perfect home this fall!

When it comes to finding the perfect home, we understand that one size doesn’t fit all. That’s why, at Activa, we take immense pride in offering a wide variety of homes tailored to suit your unique needs and preferences. Whether you’re in the market for brand new build or a Designer Home with a quicker…

Join Us In Helping The Food Bank of Waterloo Region

It’s that time of year where the leaves start to change colour, the air gets a little crisper, and we embrace cozy sweaters, warm beverages, and the spirit of giving! This season, Activa is proud to continue our long history of supporting The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Our team will be collecting food donations from​​​​​​​ Wednesday,…

YOUR END-OF-SUMMER BUCKET LIST

Hey Siri, play,” Summertime Sadness” Can you believe that summer is coming to an end? Neither can we. That means you need to take advantage of the last few weekends and indulge in some of KW’s best summer spots! Let’s go on an adventure together – we have created the perfect Saturday for you to…

Transforming Your Basement into a Secondary Suite

Enhance Your Single Detached Home With a surge in demand for multi-generational living and income-generating opportunities, converting your basement into a secondary suite is not just a trendy concept; it’s a smart investment in your property and family’s lifestyle. Continue reading to learn more about Activa’s Secondary Suite options: What is a Secondary Suite? At…

What To Look For When Choosing Kitchen Appliances

Sandy Bounnoi Design Studio Manager Meet Sandy – our Senior Design Studio Consultant here to help guide you through the world of kitchen appliances. Continue reading as she provides the best tips and tricks for understanding the key factors to consider when selecting the perfect ones for your space. From refrigerators, ovens and stoves, to…

Construction Update: July 2023

Hello, Summer! July is the peak of the construction season – with numerous projects underway and new ones breaking ground, our construction team is working hard building Activa homes all over the Region! Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a current homeowner, investor, or simply curious about Activa’s pre-construction homes, this update will keep you…

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Local Summer Spots In The KWC!

Unleash your summer spirit and explore the hotspots of Waterloo Region! The Waterloo Region is bursting with fantastic destinations for all kinds of outings. Whether you’re seeking a romantic date night, an unforgettable night out with friends, an active adventure, or a pub crawl with delicious food, there is something for everyone! Continue reading to…

Construction Update: June 2023

It’s officially SUMMER – and our Construction Team has been busier than ever building Activa homes all over the Region! Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, an investor, a growing family, or someone looking for a fresh start, we have something designed to redefine the way you live. Let’s tour our homes and communities together: Vista…

Celebrate Dad With Fun-Filled Family Activities!

As Father’s Day approaches, it’s the perfect time to honour and appreciate the incredible fathers in our lives. This special day presents a golden opportunity to go beyond the ordinary and create lasting memories with our dads. While traditional gifts hold their charm, the true essence of Father’s Day lies in spending quality time together…

Harvest Park

FAQ: Condo Villas in Harvest Park

How can I express interest in purchasing a Condo Villa in Harvest Park? Condo Villas at Harvest Park are available to purchase as of Saturday, May 13th. Please review the floorplans on our website, as well as the information outlined below. What do I need to purchase a Condo Villa in Harvest Park? To purchase…

Top 10 Luxurious Bathroom Upgrades

Marla Jutras Design Studio Consultant Meet Marla – our expert Design Studio consultant here to help you select luxurious upgrades for your powder room and primary bathroom ensuite. Continue reading as she provides the best tips and tricks for designing a luxurious at-home oasis you will love! Creating a bathroom sanctuary with spa-like upgrades is…

Eco Resolutions for the New Year!

There’s no doubt we will be looking for ways to live more sustainably in 2024. This year, we encourage all homeowners to create healthy habits in their homes by making small changes wherever possible that will have a big impact on reducing their carbon footprint. Continue reading to find inspiration on eco resolutions you can…

Holiday Events in KWC

There is nothing better than homes illuminated with vibrant lights, seasonal wreaths, and trees covered in snow that create the most magical atmosphere! That’s right, the holiday season is here, and the Waterloo Region is in full swing with plenty of events to get you feeling merry and bright! We want to help you plan…

Townhomes in Trussler West

Which townhome is right for you?

Here at Activa, we offer townhomes in a variety of different floorplan layouts. From stacked condo townhomes to three-storey condo townhomes, and traditional townhomes at varying prices, there truly is something for everyone! Across our communities, we build several different types of townhomes (or towns) in order to fit density requirements from the Region, as…

Harvest Park

FAQ: Freehold Townhomes in Harvest Park

How can I express interest in purchasing a townhome in Harvest Park? Freehold Townhomes are now available for purchase at Harvest Park. Please review the floorplans and pricing on our website, as well as the information outlined below. Once you have made the decision to express your interest in purchasing, you may contact an agent, who will…

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Parks to Visit in the KWC Region

It is finally summer, and the kids are out of school! We want to help you (and your kids) avoid summer boredom by building excitement to spend time outdoors! Planning an activity with your family doesn’t have to be expensive or stressful if you decide to spend the day at one of the KWC Region’s…