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October Fall Recipes

Oct 7, 2021 2:59:28 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

In California, October is the turning point of summer and fall. Where the weather has started to get a little colder (especially in the mornings) and the leaves are just beginning to change colors.

It's also the best time to take out all your baking and cooking tools and bring the season of Fall into your kitchen! There is nothing better than making delicious fall inspired dishes that use fresh, in-season ingredients. 

What’s In-Season for California in October?

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5 Tips to Help Get Your Security Deposit Refund When Moving Into Apartments

Oct 5, 2021 10:09:10 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If rental living is nothing new to you, then you know that sometimes it’s difficult to get some, if any of your security deposit back, and what you do get back seems unfair because you were a good, tidy resident.

If you’re just starting out by renting apartments in Chico California then hopefully the information below will be helpful. To ensure you get as much of your deposit back as possible we’re offering some tips you can do before moving in and when you decide to move out!

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North State: Fall 2021 Bucket List

Sep 30, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The first official day of Fall has come and gone, meaning if you haven't started transitioning to all things fall related then it's definitely time!  

Everyone is anxious to pull out their cozy cardigans and boots. Especially since Starbuck's Pumpkin Spice Latte, which usually lets everyone know it's time for fall, arrived on August 23rd this year. 

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5 Lies People Believe About Apartment Living

Sep 29, 2021 8:55:16 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Sometimes apartment living is seen as a less than ideal situation, but usually it’s because people have been told lies at one time or another about living in an apartment and have no reason to believe otherwise. 

1.  Lie:
Apartments Have Higher Crime Rates

Truth: Apartments are generally safer. Apartments in Chico and Redding act as small communities. Neighbors tend to watch out for each other and anytime something suspicious is reported to the management, it’s looked into right away and action is taken. It's easier to notice the things happening around you when walk by other people's apartments and see them getting into the car right next to yours. 

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Best Pumpkin Patches in Chico - Fall 2021

Sep 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The first day of October is just days away, which means its time for pumpkin patches! 

To make your life easier this harvest season, we did a little Bibbidi-bobbidi-bo magic and found all the patches in the Chico area that clearly stated they were open!

Now it's time for you to take a trip and find your own magical pumpkin to proudly display in your apartment. 

Below is a list of the 4 best Pumpkin Patches to visit in and around Chico, CA this fall:

TJ Farms 

Date: Open From Saturday October 2nd - October 31st (As long as pumpkins are available)
You can give them a call @ 530-343-2294 for the current pumpkin status!

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Start Decorating Chico and Redding Rental Properties for Fall Today!

Sep 21, 2021 8:37:51 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you're looking around your apartment, do you see all the summer decor you set out a few months back? With school back in session and the leaves just slowly falling here and there it's pretty safe to start getting your apartment officially ready for the fall season. 

It may seem a little too soon since the weather dropped below 80 for the first time in several months over the weekend, but Wednesday is the first official day of fall so we are here to help! Check out these quick tips to decorate for fall in Chico or Redding rental properties. 

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Hot Tips to Spot Scams While Searching for Rentals in Chico

Sep 17, 2021 10:01:25 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you're searching for a rental, we understand that you're looking for the best bang for your buck. One that fits within your move-in timeline, one that has everything you need in a living environment, and so much more. That's a lot to juggle!

It also doesn't help that with every rental search you make you'll come across a few that aren't even real (they're a scam!). With scams becoming more popular today than ever online, it's important to make sure you're keeping yourself safe while trying to find the rental of your dreams.

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Pros and Cons of Using Moving Services When Relocating Apartments

Sep 15, 2021 3:01:01 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you’re getting ready to move into apartments in Chico California you will have to decide how to get your belongs from point A to point B. Your decision will depend a lot on your personal preferences, your budget, and the distance that you’re moving. Here are some pros and cons for you to consider when it comes to different types of moving services.

Full Service Moving Company


The movers will do everything for you so there is no effort on your part. They even pack up your belongs for you. Since they are experts at this, they will be way faster than you would be. If the thought of packing, loading and unloading is overwhelming to you, then using a full service moving company will allow you to relax and not have the added stress that comes with moving.

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5 Ways to Give Your Chico Rental Properties Some Love

Sep 11, 2021 3:54:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When moving into a new place or after being in the same location for awhile, you might feel like you need to refresh your living space in ways that won’t break the bank or challenge your lease agreement. Sometimes just a little bit of TLC and a few updates is all it will take to revive the Chico rental properties where you live.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

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7 Ways to Update Chico Rental Properties Without Needing Permission

Sep 9, 2021 3:38:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Do you ever feel like you need a change? Not necessarily a major change like having a baby or changing jobs, but maybe a routine change or a change of atmosphere. Your home is where you spend a lot of time and energy, and after a while you might just need to change things up around you. However, if you live in Chico rental properties you might think this is easier said than done because changing anything requires the property manager's permission. BUT, this isn’t always the case. Of course you should always check your rental agreement first, but there are updates you can make that are easy and don’t require a major project, but will leave your space feeling refreshed and renewed.

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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.