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6 Things to Be Thankful for When Living in Apartments

November 18, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Apartment living can be both rewarding and challenging. There are pros and cons to just about every living situation. Even if you live in a mansion, you’d have to furnish the whole entire place, not to mention the time it would take to clean it. If you live in apartments in Chico or Redding you have a lot to be thankful for.

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Fun Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Chico

November 16, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

‘Tis the season to give thanks, help others and spend time with family and friends. If you live in Chico, then you're in luck. We have several different events coming up that will prepare you for the holidays. We might not get snow here in Chico, but we still like to celebrate the holidays that happen in the winter time.

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Simple Tips On Being a Good Apartment Neighbor

November 1, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

"Won't You Be My Neighbor" was the classic theme song for Mister Roger's Neighborhood, where you learned all different things that dealt with being a good person. He showed you how to be kind to those you encounter in everyday life and also your actual neighbors with his interactions with Mr. Clemons and his puppet friends. 

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11 Small Ways to Save Big if Your Rent Increases

October 4, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Living in an apartment, even apartments in Chico California, means that inevitably you’re going to get that letter from management saying your rent is increasing. This often happens around the start of a new year, but can happen any time as new laws go into place or the cost of living is just getting higher. Adding to the frustration is the current inflationary environment, which raises costs for everyone. You start to realize your budget isn't looking so good with all of the increases. If you find yourself in this kind of situation there are small ways that you can save big.

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My First Apartment Checklist: Budget for Apartment Living

September 30, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Everyone cringes at the dreaded ‘B’ word: Budget. Before you even begin searching for apartments in Chico, Redding or the surrounding areas in Northern California, you need to know how much you can afford to pay for monthly expenses.

Here are the materials you’ll need: either a pencil and paper OR open up a spreadsheet or Word document on your computer, a paycheck stub, and at least a small dose of reality.

At the top write “MY FIRST APARTMENT BUDGET” in big letters. Good. Now it’s time to crunch some numbers.

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Fall Decorating with Hignell Rentals [Part 3]

September 13, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Congratulations! You made it to the third and final part of the fall decorating blog series to help give you the tips and tricks you need to update your apartment. You learned about color palettes in part one, and using pumpkins tastefully in part two. Now you will learn about other ways to add accents to your apartment space. 

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Fall Decorating with Hignell Rentals [Part 2]

September 9, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

When it comes to decorating your apartment for the fall, there are just too many tips and tricks that need to be mentioned. That’s why we created not just one but three different blogs dedicated to helping you dress up your home like the fall colors that will soon be showing up outside your window.

If you didn’t get to read our first one on the right kinds of color palettes, no worries! Just click here (but make sure to come back to this one)! In part two of this series we are giving you some fun ideas for making the ordinary pumpkin not so ordinary. So make sure you put those cute little pumpkins on your fall shopping list, because they are the best kinds of accents to represent fall.

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Fall Decorating with Hignell Rentals [Part 1]

September 6, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Chico and Redding are incredible places to witness the changing of seasons, and fortunately for us Autumn is almost here. Yes, the time has almost come for warm stews, steaming coffees, walks in the crisp air, leaves turning from green to blazing colors of red, yellow and orange, and a shift in your home from summery fun to fall relaxation.

Interior design can be difficult in an apartment, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy all aspects of living in Chico or Redding in the fall. That’s why we have created a three-part blog series just for you when it comes to decorating for fall. Take a look at our first of the three blogs below which is all about knowing the right color palette and placements within your home!

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Check Out Our Sports Amenities at Hignell Rentals

September 2, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Here in Chico, we have beautiful weather roughly 75% of the year. It's hot right now, and yes our winters can get a little chilly on rainy days...but Hignell Rentals has you covered with great sports amenities for any season!

We have gorgeous Bidwell Park in town but wouldn’t it be nice if you had something fun to do in your apartment complex? You're in luck! Our complexes have great amenities that will satisfy any sports enthusiast.

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Apartments Living Tips to Get Your Deposit Back

August 30, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Your apartment is empty because you just spent the weekend moving every box and belonging you have. Now it's time to make sure that you do everything you can to get your deposit back.

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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.