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Rental Living Tips: Understanding the Role of the Apartment Manager

May 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When it comes to rental living the person you'll deal with the most is generally the complex's apartment manager. Understanding the apartment manager's role will help you have a much better rental living experience.

The manager is the resident's representative and is in charge of the day to day operations of the entire community.

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What to Do About Transients Near Your Chico Apartment Complex

May 23, 2018 9:18:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

It's no secret that Chico, like many cities is dealing with a homelessness problem. This is a multi-faceted issue that involves everything from mental health, to the local economy and unemployment, to substance abuse. The 2017 Homeless Point In Time Census & Survey Report estimates that around 0.88% of Butte County residents do not have a home. That's close to 2,000 people. The transient population in Chico is being hotly debated in the city council right now and views on how to help solve this problem vary greatly. Regardless of where you fall on the issue, it can be surprising to find that transients are regularly hanging out near your Chico apartment. So what do you do?

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8 Ways to Reduce Apartment Living Costs

May 16, 2018 9:18:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Are you looking to reduce your apartment living expenses? Sometimes a few little things make a big difference. It doesn’t take much to cut back costs. The hardest part is staying consistent with the methods used below. Try it out for a month and you just might see a difference in your bills. The more you apply these money saving suggestions the more you’ll save. Here are 8 ways you can start reducing your monthly expenses with some simple changes.

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What Can You Put in the Dumpster at Your Apartment?

Mar 16, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

We've all had that moment where you need to dispose of something and you're not sure what to do with it. It is garbage? Can you recycle it? Will it even fit into your trash bin? For those of you who are wondering what you can put in the dumpster at your Chico or Redding apartment, we have the answers...

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What to Do When You’re Stuck Inside Your Apartment

Feb 28, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When it rains or if you're under the weather, then you have the inability for outside activities. All the rain in Northern California this year, along with flu season, means people have been stuck at home.

If you're stuck inside your apartment in Chico or Redding, we have some ideas for you to bide the time. 

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Parking Secrets for Downtown Chico at Your Chico Apartment

Feb 16, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Downtown Chico is a great place to grab lunch, shop, or meet friends for happy hour. For those lucky enough to live in a Chico apartment within walking distance to downtown, parking probably isn’t an issue, but there are a limited number of apartments that close.

Sometimes, especially when all the Chico State students are in town, it can be a challenge to find parking. If you just head blindly into downtown you might get lucky, but odds are you are going to circle the block a few times searching for a spot close to your destination and then have to backtrack and look farther out. If you want to be able to get in and out of Downtown Chico quickly, you have to know these parking secrets.

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Clubhouse Rules at Your Chico Apartment Complex

Jan 24, 2018 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

One of the benefits to living in a Chico apartment is the amenities that are offered to you both inside your apartment and around the complex. While each complex has its own list of outdoor amenities, there are some that are universal. For instance, each complex has a swimming pool, lighted parking, and BBQs. The biggest and best amenity we have is our recreation room, also known as a clubhouse, which is available at almost all of the Chico apartment complexes.

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Apartment Living Hacks for Getting Mail and Amazon Packages

Jan 20, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

With the continuing rise in online shopping, especially around the holidays, there has been a spike in package theft. So what can you do to make sure you don’t become one of the 30% of Americans who say they have experienced package theft? Try to make sure you’ll be around when your package is delivered, and if you know you’ll be at work or out of town you should take precautions. Package theft can occur within minutes of delivery. Check out these package delivery hacks for apartment living.

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Etiquette Tips for Apartment Living with Pools

Jan 12, 2018 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Everybody loves the pool. When summer temperatures can spike well over one-hundred degrees, apartment living with pools are is in high demand. 

Swimming is a great way to beat the heat without breaking the bank on your air conditioning bill. Apartment living in a diverse community means that people may have different expectations for behavior in and around the pool. 

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How to Clean Apartments Without Really Trying

Sep 27, 2017 9:19:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Everyone has heard of spring cleaning, but did you know that there's such a thing as fall cleaning? Well it exists, even if it doesn’t have the same ring to it as spring cleaning does.

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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.