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Should You Hire Professionals to Move You Into Your Apartment?

August 12, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Moving time: It's exciting and you look forward to your new Chico or Redding apartment. But when it comes to the actual move, you dread it. The packing, cleaning and moving of your belongings is more than a chore, it's a gigantic and overwhelming undertaking. It doesn't take long to fill every room in your home with furniture, accessories and other personal belongings.

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Apartment Living Timeline for Moving Out: Things You Can Do Now

April 20, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Whether you have just started looking for a new apartment or have found a place and are preparing to move out, there is an endless list of things to do. One of the tasks that seems most daunting is packing everything up. Of course, you can’t really pack up your life until your new place is ready to move in, right?  I mean, you need all this stuff on a daily basis, right? In reality, you can start packing over a month in advance.

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Top 10 Greatest Tips for Moving in Northern California

April 11, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

It’s time to start preparing for your move, and because you’re a strategist, you approach your plan like a game of chess.

To aid you in your pursuit of total domination, there are 10 tips to live by if you’d like to checkmate your moving experience. Think of all the boxes in your house as the pieces on your chess board, and this guide from Lifehacker.com as your tip sheet to victory.

King, queen, rook, bishop, knight, and pawn, it’s time to get your moving mission on!

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My First Apartment Checklist: 5 Things To Evaluate Before Moving In

April 8, 2022 / by Living in Chico Team

 

Having never gone through the first apartment process before, you’re probably wondering where to start. If you want your first apartment to be home sweet home, this "My First Apartment Checklist" is for you!

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Packing Tips for Moving Out of Your Rental

February 23, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Well, somehow you got here. And somehow, you'll make it to your new place. It may help to remind yourself of these truisms as you look around your rental and wonder how you'll have everything packed and ready to go before moving day.

Of course, you've probably acquired a few possessions in the last year, so you'll have more to pack this time around. It takes more than wishful thinking to make one of life's top challenges go smoothly. It requires (at least a little) planning and some outstanding packing tips from professional movers.

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5 Hignell Rentals Resources that Make Moving a Piece of Cake

February 12, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

When it comes to moving to a new apartment, Hignell Rentals is your one-stop-shop. A place to find resources, get your questions answered, and have an easier time with your move. 

In order for your life to be a little less stressful, and a lot more sweet, we have created a list of our most helpful moving resources to help you get the job done. Sugar coat your moving process with these resources that help with everything from finding a new apartment, to moving, to settling in.  

Our hope is to make your moving experience smoother, so that you can be one of those rare people who says, “Besides the time it took, moving was a piece of cake!”

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3 Quick Tips for Preparing to Move into Chico Rental Properties

January 14, 2022 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Here’s the scenario: You currently reside in the Bay Area and have decided it’s time for a change. Your husband applied for a job in Chico, California with the hopes of moving the family somewhere with more of a small town, family-oriented feel. He got the job. He starts in one week which means you have exactly 168 hours to look at Chico rental properties for a place to live, coordinate the move, and pack. Where do you start? Don't panic! You're in the right place.

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

October 5, 2021 / 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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Pros and Cons of Using Moving Services When Relocating Apartments

September 15, 2021 / 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

Pros

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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4 Stress-Free Steps for Unpacking Your Apartment

July 1, 2021 / by Hignell Rentals Team

Well you’ve done it. You found a new place to live and the moving truck has arrived. It’s now time to unpack all your stuff.

We understand that unpacking can feel like a very overwhelming process when you’re moving into an apartment. You’re probably already exhausted from the process of packing everything up and closing up the loose ends at your former residence!

It's very tempting to just get all the boxes in and unpacked without a method to your madness because you're longing to just feel settled again. It's definitely a way to go, but it can be more stressful when you have no idea where a certain box is or what room it should go in. Instead, we can help you make an unpacking plan that is simple and easy.

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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.