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What to Know About Renter’s Insurance if You Live in a Rental Property

Jun 21, 2019 1:39:51 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Look around your rental property. Maybe you have your BBQ on the patio, the TV in the living room, a new bedroom set, a bookshelf full of books, and your DVD collection. After you add the value of every piece of furniture, decorations, and other personal belongings that amount is probably more than you think! 

Whether you're currently searching for a rental property in Chico and Redding, or you've been renting for years, you still need renter’s insurance. Here are answers to three big questions you might have about renter’s insurance.
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5 Packing Tips to Make Moving into Your Apartment Easier

Jun 19, 2019 2:05:02 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

After you've found the perfect apartment in Chico or Redding, it's time to start the process of moving. There are a few people who are experts and just great at making the experience of moving as painless as possible. Here are a few tips that can make your moving experience just a little bit easier and less tedious.

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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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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.