Explore Your City: Ottawa

Whether you are ‘staycationing’ or visiting in the nation’s Capital, surrounded by history and culture, it can be overwhelming to narrow down which of the many parks, museums and markets are worth a visit.  Here are a couple suggestions to help you get to know your city. Parliament Hill Perhaps the most iconic attraction of…

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Sub Metering

At Realstar, our mission is to set and maintain the highest standards in Canadian rental housing. With that in mind, have you heard about the environmental benefits of sub-metering? In Ontario alone, sub-metering could save 3.3 terawatt hours each year – nearly equivalent to the energy found in 2 million barrels of oil*. But first,…

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Choosing The Right Art For Your Home

Artwork can be a great way of putting your personal stamp on your home. Here are 6 ideas to keep in mind when selecting the perfect piece for your space. By all means seek out all the art magazines and blogs you like for inspiration and tips, but also remember art is very personal, so…

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Alto Rentals Awarded Rental Development of the Year!

FRPO’s 2016 Mac Awards, which recognizes Rental Housing Excellence throughout Ontario, held its 16th annual gala in Toronto. FRPO’s MAC (Marketing, Achievement and Construction) Awards identifies success and quality in Ontario’s rental housing sector. FRPO is the largest association in Ontario representing those who manage, build or own residential buildings. This includes businesses that have…

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