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Rental Living Tips: What to Consider Before Signing the Lease

Mar 12, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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:

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Rental Living Tips to Be Organized for Moving Day

Mar 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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:

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Why Renter’s Insurance May Be Your Best Purchase While in a Rental

Feb 25, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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.

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Create a Budget for Your Chico Apartment in 4 Simple Steps

Feb 12, 2020 8:58:41 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Apartments in Chico California

Jan 30, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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!

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Throw a Last Minute Super Bowl Party in a Hignell Rentals Apartment

Jan 28, 2020 2:18:13 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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.

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Avoid these 5 Major Mistakes for Moving in Chico or Redding

Jan 16, 2020 10:55:05 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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.

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How to Make Your Rental Living Space Feel Like Home

Jan 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

When you're in a rental living situation, the space is generally finished to builder-grade specifications that probably don't express your unique style. Tan carpets, plain light fixtures, and boring kitchen cabinets can be dealt with to bring forth your individual approach to living.

First of all, remember if you want to change anything about your rental unit to make sure your property manager approves.

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Rental Living Tips When Moving to a New Town

Jan 8, 2020 9:04:03 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you’re on a new adventure moving to a new town it can be an exciting time for you, but it can also be a time of anxiety and worry. When you have so much to do and it all seems overwhelming, planning ahead and sticking with that plan will make the transition to your new town much smoother for you. 

After you have found your new place there are some things you will need to do to get up and running in your new city. If your move puts you in a rental living situation, here are a few tips to help you in your relocation.

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Budgeting in the New Year Living in a Rental in Northern California

Jan 1, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Now that the new year is upon us, a common resolution is to save money. You might be asking yourself “Is this even possible to do while renting?” Well of course you can!

Even if you are about to move into a new rental it is important to know that you can start implementing new habits to help you start saving money today while living in rentals in Northern California.

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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.