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Rookie Rental Living Tips: How to Start a Budget

Jun 11, 2019 8:57:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you're living in a Chico or Redding rental property, the cost of living isn’t as astronomical as it is in the Bay Area. But if you're going to be leaving the nest and or moving to a different living situation, you still need to make a budget. Managing your money may seem like a difficult task but can be easy if done properly.

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Apartment Living Tips: How to Clean the Inside of Your Fridge

Jun 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you opened up your refrigerator today, what did you see? Better yet, what did you smell? We've all opened up the contraption that keeps our food cool and been hit with a stench from something sour that spilled a fragrance that resembles the left over onion that you cut up a few weeks ago for tacos. This is just a regular yet not-so-much-fun part of apartment living.

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Common Roommate Dilemmas to Solve for Ideal Apartment Living

Jun 4, 2019 8:56:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Let’s face it, having a roommate to share the rent makes apartment living more affordable. But living with somebody else can be a little risky. Once you get into a lease, especially a year-long lease, you can feel stuck or trapped with your roommate if you two aren’t working out. So how do you solve common problems that occur when you have a roommate?

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Apartment Living Tips to Save Money on Your AC Bill

May 31, 2019 9:01:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you are living in Chico or Redding, it's quite common for the temperature to hit the triple digits - which means it's time to turn on the AC. But does it have to be a given that your electricity bill is going to be through the roof because you're running your air conditioning? Check out these tips on how you can keep your PG&E bill down while living in a Chico or Redding apartment.

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How to Transition Your Dog to a New Apartment

May 29, 2019 3:22:59 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Moving into a new apartment can be a difficult transition for your pets, but you can set your dog up for success. Here are a few tips for you to implement in your new apartment in Chico or Redding that will potentially decrease anxiety and stress with your pet.

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The 3 Step Guide to Renter's Insurance

May 24, 2019 1:23:07 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Renter's insurance isn’t just for the worry warts, nerds, and type-A’s of the world. It's actually an incredibly smart and practical resource to have in your corner, especially for those unpredictable (costly) moments in life.

Skipping two Starbucks drinks a month could be what stands between you and the financial loss of that $1,800 Mac Book Pro you so dearly love, or the family heirloom bracelet your grandma gave you, or even the sum total of your entire living room. Accidents happen, theft happens, and natural disasters definitely happen.

Don’t be naïve about renter's insurance -- give up one restaurant cheeseburger a month, and buy into a plan that could save you from serious financial setback. Check out this easy 3 step guide to get started.

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How to Assemble a Fire Emergency Kit and Build an Evacuation Plan

May 22, 2019 4:06:53 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Living in a Northern California rental, the threat of a wildfire is all too real, especially after the destruction left by the Carr Fire in Redding and the Camp Fire in Paradise. However, these tragic occurrences can re-instill the importance of having a fire emergency kit and an evacuation plan.

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3 Steps to Help You Search for Rental Properties from Your Desk

May 16, 2019 8:48:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you’re looking for a new place to live in Chico or Redding, but you don’t have the luxury of time or multiple visits on your side, you can still search for rental properties from your desk – if you know what to look for.

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3 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Living Room

May 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

You walk through the front door of your new home. The first thing you see is the living room. Right now you're hit with a feeling of starkness. White walls. Beige carpet. Generic furniture. No warmth at all. You searched for a rental in Chico or Redding for months. Now that you’ve moved in, you feel overwhelmed by the loneliness of the space. It’s so bare, even with your few pieces of furniture in there. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are 3 important things to consider so you can liven up your living room space and make it reflect exactly who you are.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Use the Hignell Rentals Website

May 10, 2019 12:57:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

On your long list of to-do’s, you find "search for a place to live" with no check mark next to it. Where do you start? What are you looking for? Which complexes or homes are within your budget? You probably have these questions and so many more bouncing around in your head, which can make the search to find a rental in Chico or Redding even more difficult. But guess what? You've landed on a website that can help you answer all of your search questions. 

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Hignell Rentals is Your Home for Northern California Rentals.

At Hignell Rentals we have been maintaining and renting properties in the North State since 1970. We value relationships and caring communities, honoring and encouraging one another, unwavering integrity, uncommon generosity, and growth and innovation. We strive to provide our residents with a quality living environment across the North State in Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville and surrounding areas.