Steve Essam - REALTOR®
Steve Essam has a diverse and eclectic background which he brings to the Real Estate table. Having worked in the film industry for over 20 years as designer/decorator he was able to use these skills in the Real Estate market. He then moved into contracting, buying and flipping homes both in Toronto and Costa Rica. These past experiences primed Steve for his career as a Realtor. Steve has always had a passion for houses in one respect or another. His interests run among the intracacies of the build from the ground up to the finite detail of designing and decorating a home to its completion. His vision lies in the transformation and possibilities of turning a place into something beautiful, timeless and comfortable all at the same time. He has a knack for maintaining the innate characteristics of a home and bringing some interesting creative additions to it, especially when it comes to staging. His staging looks effortless and pleasing, very welcoming to potential buyers. In addition to the film industry, he instinctively found a lucrative interest in flipping homes in the Riverdale and Leslieville area and established his reputation in the residential neighborhoods as someone with skill and knowledge. Working as a designer, decorator and contractor all combined to give Steve an edge in delivering in a timely fashion and on budget. With these skills he is able to make a decision with ease to create a warm and beautiful space one wants to live in. As a seasoned contractor, he has the skills and experience to price a job with accuracy to prepare and transform a space, from a simple revamp to a major renovation that will appeal to the masses. Steve has the foresight and vision to transform a home to get the most return for your money. He is frugal in the investment end, while maximizing the return. Able to spot poor renovations, Steve will steer you in the right direction and work tirelessly to find the right home for you.