Category Archives: Lifestyle

Important Resident Coronavirus Update #2 From Realstar Head Office

Realstar is actively monitoring issues related to the rapidly evolving situation around COVID-19. This has been an unprecedented week and we want to thank the healthcare workers, local communities and all levels of government for their efforts to contain the virus.  Realstar remains committed to its efforts to help protect the health and safety of…

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Better Safe Than Sorry – The Benefits of Tenant Insurance

Insurance – one of the world’s longest, most complicated business. At a time where most everything is becoming increasingly complicated; insurance is no exception. Life insurance, health insurance, auto insurance, it seems like there is an insurance for everything – your home included. It can be difficult to justify the additional spend on something so…

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Host with the Most – How to Host a Stress-Free Holiday Party

The holidays are supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year”. The weeks surrounding the holidays should be filled with family and friends, laughter, beautifully wrapped parcels, tear jerking holiday music and movies – it’s no wonder that everything seems to magical this time of year. As your calendar begins to fill with…

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Four Simple Ways to Make a Rental Apartment Feel Like Home

Whether this is your first experience enjoying all the luxuries that independent living has to offer, or you have been in your own place for a while now, one thing remains – you have the control over how your space makes you feel. It can be a little overwhelming when receiving the keys and first…

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“Car Free” – The Carefree Approach to Urban Living

Opting out of car ownership has solid benefits from an environmental perspective and there are also other silver linings of choosing a “car free” lifestyle.   Community Experience  Driving can cause you to miss out on experiencing all your community has to offer.  Strolling through the streets of your neighbourhood offers a more complete perspective as…

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Three Big Benefits of Renting

Traditionally, the notion of buying a home has been favoured over renting along with the belief that if you rent “you’re just throwing your money away”. For many purchasing a home is a major hallmark of adulthood in committing to a long-term investment plan. However, on the flipside there are benefits to renting including the…

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