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Top 10 Rental Living Tips When Looking for an Apartment

Aug 5, 2019 4:59:09 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Are you looking for a new apartment in Chico or Redding? Rental living can be a very fun and rewarding experience. What is generally not so much fun though is finding a place to stay. There are so many variables and questions to consider that it all gets confusing and frustrating. It doesn’t have to be that way though. Knowing what to look for and what questions to ask can make searching for a new apartment fun, easy and exciting.

The following 10 tips will help you in your search for an apartment.

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Why Rental Living Might Be Better for You Than Buying a Home

Aug 1, 2019 11:23:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

You've been told that the "American Dream" is to own your own home. While this is true for many people there are often times when rental living is more advantageous for you. 

If you're unsure if owning or renting is best, take a look at the following to help determine if rental living in Chico or Redding is for you. Every person has their own unique situation and you'll have to figure out what's best for you.

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7 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Bedroom

Jul 30, 2019 10:13:52 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Your bedroom is your sanctuary and it should be treated that way. It’s not so much about what it looks like, but more about how it makes you feel. It should be your escape, your place of peace, relaxation, and rest. The best way to create this kind of atmosphere in your Chico or Redding rental property is by doing a few small actions each day. We’ve included a couple of bigger tasks too.  

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3 FAQs About Renters Insurance

Jul 26, 2019 11:39:29 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

The unimaginable happens. You're cooking in your kitchen and a grease fire starts. Or You forgot to blow out the candle before you went to bed. Maybe the neighbor above you left a burner on. All of a sudden your world has changed.

You never know when a fire could potentially take down your home. Whether you're in the process of searching for a rental property in Chico or Redding, or you already live in a rental property you love, it's important to be safe and proactive before there's an emergency.

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What to Know About Renter’s Insurance if You Live in a Rental Property

Jun 21, 2019 1:39:51 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Look around your rental property. Maybe you have your BBQ on the patio, the TV in the living room, a new bedroom set, a bookshelf full of books, and your DVD collection. After you add the value of every piece of furniture, decorations, and other personal belongings that amount is probably more than you think! 

Whether you're currently searching for a rental property in Chico and Redding, or you've been renting for years, you still need renter’s insurance. Here are answers to three big questions you might have about renter’s insurance.
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The 3 Step Guide to Renter's Insurance

May 24, 2019 1:23:07 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Renter's insurance isn’t just for the worry warts, nerds, and type-A’s of the world. It's actually an incredibly smart and practical resource to have in your corner, especially for those unpredictable (costly) moments in life.

Skipping two Starbucks drinks a month could be what stands between you and the financial loss of that $1,800 Mac Book Pro you so dearly love, or the family heirloom bracelet your grandma gave you, or even the sum total of your entire living room. Accidents happen, theft happens, and natural disasters definitely happen.

Don’t be naïve about renter's insurance -- give up one restaurant cheeseburger a month, and buy into a plan that could save you from serious financial setback. Check out this easy 3 step guide to get started.

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How to Assemble a Fire Emergency Kit and Build an Evacuation Plan

May 22, 2019 4:06:53 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Living in a Northern California rental, the threat of a wildfire is all too real, especially after the destruction left by the Carr Fire in Redding and the Camp Fire in Paradise. However, these tragic occurrences can re-instill the importance of having a fire emergency kit and an evacuation plan.

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3 Steps to Help You Search for Rental Properties from Your Desk

May 16, 2019 8:48:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

If you’re looking for a new place to live in Chico or Redding, but you don’t have the luxury of time or multiple visits on your side, you can still search for rental properties from your desk – if you know what to look for.

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3 Ways to Rescue a Rental Property Living Room

May 14, 2019 8:51:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

You walk through the front door of your new home. The first thing you see is the living room. Right now you're hit with a feeling of starkness. White walls. Beige carpet. Generic furniture. No warmth at all. You searched for a rental in Chico or Redding for months. Now that you’ve moved in, you feel overwhelmed by the loneliness of the space. It’s so bare, even with your few pieces of furniture in there. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are 3 important things to consider so you can liven up your living room space and make it reflect exactly who you are.

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Lesser-Known Areas to Clean in Chico and Redding Apartments

May 3, 2019 8:57:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Are you an apartment renter in Chico or Redding who might not have the most confidence when it comes to the cleaning and upkeep of your current living space? Well you aren’t alone! We found this great article online that discusses the top 13 things that you should be cleaning in your apartment that you most likely aren't taking the time to.

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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.