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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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Spring Hope Food Drive – Working to Ease Summer Hunger for Ontario Families

Summer is a season most of us look forward too, but in Ontario sun filled days can signal a stress response for families struggling to meet their basic needs.   Summer vacation taxes low income families who rely on school meal programs to supplement their kid’s nutritional needs. This is compounded for working parents who struggle…

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Four Easy Ways to Infuse Early Spring into Your Apartment

After an arduous winter of artic wind chill and dark dreary days, life seems to sparkle again with sunshine and promise of spring!  As the big thaw begins it’s natural to want to breathe some new life into your home décor. Here are four fresh ways to easily infuse some early spring into your apartment: …

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A Sense of Community Promotes Overall Health & Can Be Financially Rewarding

Having a strong sense of community makes the difference from merely “living” somewhere to feeling you have a “home”.   The quality of your neighbours and being “part of” your community goes a long way in terms of how you feel about where you live.  Creating a home extends beyond the walls of your place. The…

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Axial Towers – The Ultimate in Style and Convenience in the Heart of Laval

Montreal’s Axial Towers, is the newest edition to Realstar’s growing portfolio of premium condo-styled rental apartments designed for comfortable & stylish urban living. Situated in the heart of Laval’s emerging Chomedey neighbourhood, these elegant dual towers have the “food” fortune of being across the street from Marche 440.  An artisanal grocery store brimming with fresh market fare and…

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Four Fail Safe Tips for Holiday Entertaining – Apartment Style

Whether you’ve been tasked with a turn of hosting family for a festive function or you’re pulling together a select few for a holiday soiree, here are some tips to help you entertain with ease.    1.            Create Some Space Here’s where you want to get creative and maximize your space to ensure your guests…

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Realstar’s Roadmap to Navigating Noisy Neighbours

A vital component for creating a harmonious and thriving community is the quality of the relationships between neighbours.  A disagreement between neighbours can mean the difference between looking forward to coming home or feeling dread as you pull into the driveway.   While it’s naive to think that every neighbour you have will be the sort…

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