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Packing Tips for Moving Out of Your Rental

Apr 3, 2018 9:30:00 AM / 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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Top 10 Greatest Tips for Moving in Northern California

Mar 13, 2018 3:33:00 PM / 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 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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How to Strategically Pack Up Your 2 Bed Apartment

Mar 13, 2018 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The whole process of moving and packing up your entire apartment can be strenuous. There are so many different things you have to do and check off in order for everything to go smoothly.

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3 Quick Tips for Preparing to Move into Chico Rental Properties

Dec 19, 2017 12:00:00 AM / 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 Hignell Rentals Resources that Make Moving a Piece of Cake

Sep 14, 2017 9:30:00 AM / 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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Moving in Chico: Last Minute Tips for Procrastinators

Aug 17, 2017 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Once a procrastinator, always a procrastinator. Even if that means staying up until 2 a.m. to finish packing for your move. Our number one piece of advice: don’t panic.

It's okay that you waited to the very last minute to pack up all your stuff, really. Everything will be okay. BUT now it’s time to channel that inner beast mode that pushes you to accomplish a range of tasks in a short amount of time, as only a true procrastinator can. 

To help get that inner beast mode in gear, we found these 6 Amazing Tips that have more information than you could ever think to ask about. So, take a deep breath and let’s get started.

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Make Room for Your Stuff Moving into Apartments in Chico California

Jul 25, 2017 8:54:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

This time of year there is an uptick of people moving into apartments in Chico California. One reason is that the fall semester at Chico State University and Butte Community College is getting ready to begin. It’s also just a busy time of year in general for moving. Leases may be up, people may be trying to transition before settling into the routine that fall brings, or because of life circumstances need to find a new place.

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Moving into a Chico Apartment? Creative Tips for Unwanted Items!

May 30, 2017 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

From the awkward hand-me-down furniture your grandma gave you, to the stray pencils in your junk drawer, the unwanted items that don’t make the cut for your new apartment in Chico seem to pile up.

As you stare at the mountain of clothes you own, the overfilled pantry full of canned goods, or the junk piled in the closet, all of those moments where you put off sorting for donations have come back to haunt you. Faced with the task of deciding on what stays and what goes for every little thing can be overwhelming during your moving process. And although you may be tempted to take the easy way out, think of the positive impact you create by recycling, disposing, donating or even selling your unwanted items. 

Read below for some creative and responsible ways to get rid of that flower print couch from the 70’s or the six bags of clothes you still have from high school.

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Last Minute Move? Search and Tour Apartments in Chico Long Distance

May 16, 2017 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you have found yourself facing the task of a last-minute move to Chico, CA, we have just the right resources to help you out. Not only do we offer great insight into the culture and community, our website provides videos of featured apartments in Chico so that you can tour the layout, landscaping, common areas and more. We understand the stress that comes with choosing the right apartment, especially when you’re searching long distance offsite with little time to decide.

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Should You Hire Professionals to Move You Into Your Apartment?

May 9, 2017 9:30:00 AM / 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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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.