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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Apartments in Chico or Redding California

Jun 26, 2019 9:38:47 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

There are many reasons why you or someone you know might be looking to rent apartments in Chico or Redding California. Maybe you accepted a new job and are relocating.

You might be coming to attend college, or have been a college student and are ready for a residence away from campus.

You may have lived in Northern California all your life and aren’t going anywhere anytime soon -  but you want a more permanent place to call your own without the responsibilities that come with an actual house.

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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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Questions to Consider When Searching for an Apartment

May 7, 2019 8:46:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

This apartment searching thing can be a little tricky. There are so many options that can satisfy your different needs. But how are you supposed to know what you want before you've lived in apartments in Chico or Redding?

The process can be pretty easy to navigate once you know what questions to ask yourself.

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Do You Have An Emergency Kit for Your Apartment in Chico or Redding?

May 1, 2019 3:12:32 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Do you have an emergency (or disaster) kit for your apartment? These kits are normally talked about on the news when large storms like hurricanes and tornadoes hit towns, but even something as simple as the electricity going out for a few days requires a kit and readiness.

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How to Celebrate Easter While Living in Chico or Redding Apartments

Apr 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

[UPDATED FOR 2019]

You don’t need a backyard to celebrate Easter! If you live in apartments in Chico or Redding you're in luck because there are many different ways that you can spend time with your family and friends on this special holiday. Here are a few tips to get you started!

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Not-So-Ordinary Organizing Ideas for Apartment Living

Mar 14, 2019 2:22:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The New Year brings a renewed desire for many people to get organized. Clear out the clutter, clean out the closet, and then keep it that way! You’re probably familiar with the same old ideas when it comes to getting organized in small spaces like apartments in Chico or Redding - purging your closet, reorganizing the pantry, or tossing old toys.

But sometimes these projects seem grandiose, time consuming, and end up overwhelming you so they don’t get tackled at all. There are some quick things you can do right now that will make you feel like you’ve accomplished something so you’ll be more inclined to take a bigger project head on. 

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My First Apartment Checklist: Budget for Apartment Living

Mar 14, 2019 2:04:40 PM / 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: pencil with eraser, paper, calculator, paycheck stub, and at least a small dose of reality.

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

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