You’ve moved into your new place and everything is basically unpacked, so it’s time for a much needed break. You sit on your couch and try to pull up the next episode in your current binge watching pleasure on Netflix. That’s when you realize that while everything is pretty much unpacked, you didn’t get your cable or internet hooked up.
Being stuck at home and not leaving your rental very often can have your home start to have an overall funky smell to it.
Yet, with the warmer weather beginning to peep its head out, now's the time to open all the windows and letting the fresh air move through your rental. Create even more space to breathe by doing some thorough spring cleaning (because you have all this free time now).
The key to truly enjoyable rental living is utilizing the space you have to the fullest and being as clutter-free as possible, which can easily be accomplished with a few simple spring cleaning tips.
Are you dreaming of preparing gourmet meals, but with COVID-19 money is even tighter than it was before? With rent, utilities and other rental living expenses food is always something that seems to be adjusted, usually downward, in your monthly budget.
During normal times rental living can be financially stressful, but given the world's current climate it's especially stressful. While we're all on some kind of a budget, some planning and a few tips cooking can still be fun. There is also an abundant about of time to find and test out some tasty recipes!
Finding a great apartment is not easy, but once you do your anxious to move in right away. That's why it's natural to want to sign the lease and get into your new rental living quarters as soon as possible. But before you go signing the lease there are some important things to consider about the agreement. Signing the lease without reading it can potentially have you coming face-to-face with some unpleasant surprises.
Don't put yourself in that situation. Take some time to study the rental documents. Rental living means you are living in a housing unit that someone else owns. You have to play by their rules. A few of the things you need to consider before signing a lease are:
Rental living sometimes requires moving to a new place, which can be a very exciting experience. Whether this is your first place or your tenth, the feeling of relocating to a new home makes you enthusiastic. In all the fun and excitement you still have to remember to get all your belongings packed and ready to go and then unpacked at your new home. This can sometimes feel overwhelming. But it does not have to be! Here are some ways to make the process go smoothly:
This blog is dedicated to all those apartment renters who don’t have renter’s insurance. You shouldn’t wait another day to get covered. The staff at Hignell Rentals wants all of our residents to know the basics of renter’s insurance and to encourage them to buy some. Here are just a few reasons why you should buy renter’s insurance today.
Ever listen to people and think to yourself, “They totally watch their money, they never mention stressing over it.”? It’s as if they’re wearing a t-shirt that tells everyone 'I watch my cash' or better yet, 'I'm a budgeter.'
Budgeters – those people who track their monthly expenses, presumably to keep them in line with their monthly income so that they have money to set aside for savings as well as the little extravagances we all need to keep us going.
Valentine’s Day is a fun day where you remember to celebrate and appreciate your significant other. But, when everybody is all doing the same thing you have long waits at restaurants, performances are sold out and roses are three times the prices that you can get any other day of the year. Dare to change the pace and spend Valentine’s day inside your apartment in Chico California. Here are a few tips to get you started!
Are you ready for some football?! With the excitement of the Super Bowl brewing you might be realizing that you don't have plans for the big game day. Have no fear! We know that a last minute party can be done and still be fun.
Who wants to go to a bar and have a long wait for an overpriced drink and snacks? Nobody! So here are a few tips to get you started on planning a last minute Super Bowl bash at Hignell Rentals apartments.
Imagine you are driving down the freeway and you see a small car zooming up beside you. You are quick to notice that the car is packed full of boxes and houseplants blocking the windows and on top is a mattress precariously flapping in the wind. Don’t be this guy.
While preparing for your upcoming move to Chico or move to Redding consult the tips below to avoid common mistakes.