Trussler West

FAQ: Condo Townhomes in Trussler West

  How can I express interest in purchasing a condo townhome in Trussler West? Our Sales Centres will be open Saturday, September 17th, 1-5 pm for those interested in purchasing a Condo Townhome in Trussler West. We suggest you get in touch with our Sales Representatives ahead of the 17th to ask any questions you…

FAQ: Single Detached Homes in Vista Hills

  How can I express interest in purchasing a lot in Vista Hills? Our Sales Centres will be open Saturday, September 17th 1-5pm for those interested in purchasing a single detached home in our newest release in Vista Hills. We suggest you get in touch with our Sales Representatives ahead of the 17th to ask…

Press Release: Activa partners with Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region to bring affordable housing to Cambridge  

Activa partners with Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region to bring affordable housing to Cambridge New stacked townhome units on Shantz Hill will provide affordable housing to 24 families in Cambridge.   Waterloo, ON – June 7, 2022 – Activa, Waterloo Region’s largest and most active homebuilder, is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity Waterloo…

Vista Hills by Activa

FAQ: Stacked Condo Townhomes in Vista Hills

How can I express interest in purchasing a stacked condo townhome in Vista Hills? Stacked Condo Townhomes are now available for purchase in Vista Hills. 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…

Harvest Park by Activa

Harvest Park FAQ

Net Zero Ready Single Detached homes are available to purchase in Harvest Park. We ask that you please review the information below before contacting an agent to purchase. Looking for more information on Freehold Townhomes in Harvest Park? Learn more here! You can also sign up for our email list to be the first to…

Trussler West FAQ

Trussler West FAQ

Limited lots are now available for purchase in Trussler West. We ask that you please review the information below before contacting an agent to purchase.   How can I express interest in purchasing a lot in Trussler West? Net Zero Ready single detached homes are now available for purchase in Trussler West. Please review the floorplans…

The Trailside Towns FAQ

  Rear-garage Condo Townhomes are now available for purchase at The Trailside Towns. We ask that you please review the information below before contacting an agent to purchase.  How can I express interest in purchasing a Trailside Townhome? Rear-garage Condo Townhomes are now available for purchase at The Trailside Towns. Please review the floorplans and…

home for the holidays: our favourite recipes

Home for the Holidays: Our Favourite Recipes

Welcome to the fifth and final post of our Home for the Holidays Series! We hope you’ve taken the time to read our other blogs in the series: Community Events for Families, Shop Local Round-Up, Home Décor Tips and Activities at Home. In our final blog, we are highlighting our team’s favourite recipes… and they look…

Activa EQ Award

Press Release: Activa Wins EnerQuality Award in the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes – Large Volume Builder category

December 7, 2021 LOCAL HOMEBUILDER WINS ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARD Activa receives EnerQuality Award in the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes – Large Volume Builder category!   WATERLOO, ON, December 7, 2021 – Activa, Waterloo Region’s largest and most active homebuilder, is this year’s winner of the ENERGY STAR® For New Homes – Large Volume Builder…

Holiday Flower Arrangements

Holiday Arrangements with Charmed Flowers

Charmed Flowers, located in Uptown Waterloo, is filled with fresh arrangements for any occasion. Their focus is on unique, handmade and heartfelt flower arrangements for you and your loved ones to enjoy. We are happy to have the owner, Haley, on ActivaLearn to highlight the shop’s new holiday collection! Follow along with her helpful tips for…

home for the holidays: activities at home

Home for the Holidays: Activities at Home

You can’t beat home sweet home during the holidays! Make the most out of the holiday season this year with fun activities at home for the whole family. We’ve got crafts, games, movies and more holiday-inspired fun for you and your family to enjoy, inspired by the traditions of our very own Activa team members…

Celebrate Halloweekend!

We want you to have a Spooktacular weekend and celebrate some Halloween family fun! From baking some sweet treats to watching scary movies all night, it’s time to turn the spooky up and get this monster mash party started. Check out these fun activities to do on Halloweekend this year! Spook up your home! Skulls,…

Design tips for an investment property

Design Tips for an Investment Property

Purchasing a home is a big decision whether it be for an end-user or an investor. While a live-in homeowner will pay for all the expenses themselves, an investor will have tenants that will pay rent, contributing to the overall expenses of owning the home. Because your goal as an investor is to attract renters,…

Explore Vista Hills

Explore Vista Hills

With a countryside panorama, environmentally protected lands and a secluded entrance, Vista Hills is a community where generations can value the serenity of natural beauty and the convenience of nearby city amenities. Respecting the environmental heritage of this unique location, over two decades of planning has gone into creating an environmentally sustainable community complete with…

Activa Design Studio

Designing our First Home

BY JENNA EATON My partner Mitch and I purchased our first home in Activa’s Huron Village community this past fall. We chose to buy a new build with Activa so that we could pick a floor plan that best suited our lifestyle and personalize it to our liking! Soon after we secured our unit, it…

tips for creating a backyard oasis

5 Tips for Creating a Backyard Oasis

BY CHRISTINE TASSE ARE YOU LOOKING to get started on building your very own backyard oasis? We built an extended patio in the backyard of our Activa home where my family loves to spend time together throughout the summer. Today on ActivaLearn, I’m sharing my top five tips for creating a backyard oasis for you…

Patios in the KW Region

Support Local: Patios in the KW Region

Is there a better way to beat the summer heat than enjoying a refreshing ice-cold drink on a local patio? Across the Waterloo Region, Business Improvement Areas have pulled their resources together to support local restaurants through expanded patios and resourceful guides. Luckily, there is no shortage of great restaurants to try in the KWC…

KW Region Food Trucks

Support Local: KW Food Trucks

The days are getting longer and the sun has finally come out to play. As we start to see restaurant patios and recreational programs across the tri-cities reopen this summer, let’s not forget about our local food truck vendors! Many of these local businesses rely on large outdoor events and gatherings throughout the summer season…

top 5 upgrade trends for your home

Top 5 Trendy Upgrades for New Homes!

Our expert Design Studio team is always keeping up with well-loved trends in the interior design space! Today on the blog, we asked our Design Studio team to share with us popular upgrade trends for new homes in 2021! Check out our homeowners’ favourites for inspiration. 1. Creating a Bathroom Sanctuary Creating a bathroom sanctuary…

How to choose a backsplash

How to Choose a Backsplash

Selecting a backsplash for your kitchen is a big decision! With so many colours, patterns and finishes to choose from it can be hard to narrow it down to one choice. That is why we asked our expert Design Studio team to break down the selection process for choosing a backsplash, so you can feel…

tips to live more sustainably

21 Tips to Live More Sustainably at Home

BY AISLING DENNETT, PROGRAM DIVISION MANAGER AT SUSTAINABLE WATERLOO REGION Did you know that even the most sustainably designed buildings still rely on the people in them to reach their full potential? How we interact with the spaces we live and work in can be the difference between whether they are expanding our local carbon…

Spring Break at home

6 Activities for Spring Break at Home!

With Spring Break right around the corner, we wanted to share with you some ideas to keep your kids busy while at home for the week. From crafts to video games and everything in between, check out our top 6 activities for the whole family to enjoy this spring break! 1. Virtual Spring Break Camps…

Trussler West

Community Guide: Trussler West

Discover a sense of community where home reaches beyond your front door. Feel the difference of intimate streetscapes and friendly folks. A neighbourhood where your children will meet their best friends forever at the local park, and you’ll chat with yours over coffee on the front porch. A space where natural beauty isn’t far from…

2021 Design Trends

Top 5 interior design trends of 2021

Looking to revamp your style in 2021 with trending home designs? Look no further, our expert Design Studio team is here to give you an exclusive update on what’s hot, hip and trendy in the interior design space this year. Our team is sharing some new and emerging trends we haven’t seen before – get…

havn

Community Guide: hāvn

Redefining City Living Discover what city living can mean to you: a home immersed in nature but steps from the convenience of the city. Explore the City Located just off Hespeler Road and minutes from historic Downtown Cambridge, Hespeler Village and Preston Towne Centre, hāvn is the perfect location for an experience like no other.…

Moving In

Building a Home Series: Moving In

You’ve made it! Welcome to the fifth installment of our Building a Home Series on ActivaLearn! Your home is now ready for you, but are you ready for it? Read on to learn our top tips for a successful and seamless move into your new home. Note: This process may look slightly different if you’re…

Activa Design Studio

Building a Home Series: Design Studio Selection

Welcome to our third installment of our Building a Home Series on ActivaLearn! So far, you’ve learned about The Shopping Process and The Purchasing Process, and now, it’s time for the most exciting part of the home building process – The Design Studio Selection! Kitchen display at the Activa Design Studio Our Award-Winning Design Studio…

Building a home series: the shopping process

Welcome to our Building a Home Series! As the Region’s largest homebuilder, we are proud to be local experts on the home building experience. In this ActivaLearn series, you’ll learn about the in‑depth process of purchasing a new build from start to finish. Learn what makes our process unique and follow our tips along the…

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest at Home

There’s no reason to let your Dirndl and Lederhosen gather dust in the closet; Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is STILL happening! From live virtual events to restaurant specials and donation drives, there are many ways to get involved in this year’s festivities.   First, Make Your Haus Look More Wunderbar! There’s no reason Oktoberfest can’t come to…