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Apartment Living at Sterling Oaks is Paradise

Posted by Jenna Redman

July 19, 2017

At Living in Chico, we have ten different apartment complexes that you can choose from. No two complexes are the same. Each one has something different and unique to offer you, whether it’s the location or one of the amenities. With each one of our complexes we strive to make living in an apartment as much fun as it can be!

Sterling Oaks is one of our luxury apartment complexes with many different amenities to choose from along with an amazing location.

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Topics: Living in Chico, apartment living

My First Apartment: Tips for First Time Renters

Posted by Jenna Redman

July 14, 2017

Moving out on your own is a big step. It’s time to step into the real world and start looking for your very first apartment (Yay!).

Renting your first apartment can be an exciting experience as you search for the perfect space to express yourself. At the same time though, it can be a stressful experience because of all the decisions that need to be made. You might be thinking, "How am I going to manage moving into my first apartment, take care of bills, balance work and a social life, get my chores done, and not forget anything?"

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Topics: Rental Living, Finding an Apartment, my first apartment

Create More Spaces in Small Places at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Jenna Redman

July 12, 2017

Space is something that everyone values, whether it’s personal space or square footage. The downside is that it comes at a cost (square footage that is), which makes each and every piece of extra space made within your apartment a little victory.

What better way to celebrate the little victories than by making more of them?

We have complied a list of ten different ways that you can create space within your Living in Chico apartment. Each one will help you gain back much needed space. All of them are fairly easy to DIY or buy. 

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Topics: Living in Chico, Living in an Apartment, Rental Living

Summer of 17' Living in Chico Events

Posted by Lexie Swanson

July 07, 2017

One of the best parts about Living in Chico is the strong sense of community we share. Summertime especially seems to bring out the social butterfly in us all. Not only is there a charming friendly downtown atmosphere, businesses and residents join forces to put on quite the event list. Summer of 17' holds some of the best events Chico has to offer, so be sure to join in all of the fun and make memories that you won’t soon forget!

Below we have highlighted some of Chico’s most notable summer events, fun for date nights, families, out of town visitors, and especially locals! Whether you spend a lively evening at the Thursday Night Market, or try out a new menu during Restaurant Week, we’re sure there is a little something on the list for everyone to enjoy this summer. 

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Topics: Living in Chico, Summer Activities in Chico, Community Events

Top 10 Greatest Tips for Moving in Chico

Posted by Serene Skiffington

July 05, 2017

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 in Chico experience. Think of all the boxes in your house as the pieces on your chess board, and this guide from Lifehacker.com 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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Topics: Living in Chico, Moving

Bust Summer Boredom by Using Amenities at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Jenna Redman

July 03, 2017

As the saying goes, summer is the time for fun in the sun.

It is also the most common time that people plan their out of town trips, either with family or friends. These trips could be anywhere from a road trip across several states, a weekend camping trip, checking out a few summer concerts, the list goes on and on! Even though it feels like everyone is going somewhere new each weekend, there are the faithful homebodies who stay home on the weekends to relax, or to get things done around the house. 

We know that spending a lot of time in your apartment can get a little on the boring side. Especially if you have already finished the series you were binge watching on Netflix (we’ve all been there).

Everyone gets in that mood where they want to do something, but they don’t particularly want to leave the comforts of home!

Don’t worry though because below we have highlighted some awesome ways you can bust your summer boredom by taking advantage of the amenities at your apartment complex!

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Topics: apartment living, Amenities

10 Rules to Check On: Having Guests at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 28, 2017

Although temperatures may be high, summertime in Chico is undeniably beautiful.

The city comes to life in the hot summer months, buzzing with friendly Farmer’s Markets, live music, and social events. The heat melts everything to a perfect golden hue, like Bidwell Park at sunset, or a dripping ice cream cone from Shuberts.

From the downtown restaurants filled with the sound of clinking laughter, to the outdoor adventures awaiting in Upper Park, summer is the ideal time to invite out of town guests to your Chico apartment, so that you can share the city’s splendors.

During this time of peak out of towners, it is important to check with your property manager on the following rules that your apartment complex may have:

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Topics: apartment living, safety, Summer Activities in Chico

The Food Lover's Guide to Living in Chico

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 23, 2017

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice...

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Topics: Living in Chico, Chico Restaurants, Taste of Chico

Safety Reminder: Pool Area Rules for Chico Apartments

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 19, 2017

The sun is out and the sky is blue, which means it's time to get out and enjoy the amenities at our Chico apartments. Cool off in the beautiful spacious pools or relax in the hot tub. Enjoy the warm weather and have a blast this summer.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Summer Activities in Chico, Amenities

Fireworks in Chico

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 16, 2017

UPDATED FOR 2017

Happy 4th of July!

Fireworks, the one event that captures the attention of all ages. It’s the time of year to celebrate Independence Day together and gather as a community to watch the dark sky light up in magnificent colors. The feeling of unity it brings to a town is remarkable. Do you remember as a child gathering the kids around your neighborhood and then walking to the end of our street to watch the fireworks in Chico? Everyone waited in eager anticipation for the first “boom” followed by an eye opening display of colors.

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Topics: Living in Chico, 4th of July, Summer Activities in Chico