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How to Choose Internet and Cable Providers for Local Apartments

May 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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.

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Rental Living Tips to Get You in the Mood for Spring Cleaning

Apr 9, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Paige Gilbert

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. 

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Rental Living Tips: How to Make Cooking on a Budget Fun

Apr 7, 2020 2:00:00 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

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!

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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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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.