September 15, 2017
When it comes to moving to a new apartment, Living in Chico is your one stop shop. A place to find resources, get your questions answered, and have more fun with your move.
In order for your life to be a little less stressful, and a lot more sweet, we have created a list of our most helpful moving resources to help you get the job done. Sugar coat your moving process with these resources that help with everything from finding a new apartment, to moving, to settling in.
Our hope is to make your moving experience smoother, so that you can be one of those rare people who says, “Besides the time it took, moving was a piece of cake!”
September 08, 2017
Fall is the season of spice. It's the time when all the leaves change into beautiful colors before they fall off the trees and everyone remembers that they have many things to be thankful for. It's also the time for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides, and haunted houses. Speaking of houses, what are you going to decorate your home with?
The best part about fall is surely the decorations, so we thought we would give you some ideas on how to decorate your Chico apartment on a low-cost budget.
Topics: Fall in Chico
August 30, 2017
FALL. Coming Soon...to leafy trees and coffee mugs near you!
Pumpkin Spice season is upon us, and we couldn't be more excited. We are ready to kick the summer heat waves to the corner and pull on cozy sweaters instead.
The beginning of fall is customarily marked by the first cinnamon sprinkled drink we see on the menu at Starbucks, and it can't come fast enough. Pumpkin Spice Latte anyone?
Topics: Fall in Chico
To live alone or not to live alone? That is the question. We believe this is the most important question to ask yourself before you start looking for a Chico apartment.
Topics: Living in an Apartment
August 24, 2017
In case you didn't know, let us inform you that Chico is an amazing place to live.
There are so many reasons why this charming college town is home to so many people. With summer coming to an end, fall just peaking over the horizon, and all the students returning to campus life, we have that familiar conviction of new beginnings and hometown pride.
Each season brings its own source of joy and entertainment. We can guarantee that when the summer sun fades into crisp mornings and spiced lattes that the fun of living in Chico only gets sweeter. To fill you in on why Chico is the best place ever to live, we came up with 11 awesome reasons.
August 18, 2017
Once a procrastinator, always a procrastinator. Even if that means staying up until 2 a.m. to finish packing for your move. Our number one piece of advice: don’t panic.
It's okay that you waited to the very last minute to pack up all your stuff, really. Everything will be okay. BUT now it’s time to channel that inner beast mode that pushes you to accomplish a range of tasks in a short amount of time, as only a true procrastinator can.
To help get that inner beast mode in gear, we found these 6 Amazing Tips that have more information than you could ever think to ask about. So, take a deep breath and let’s get started.
August 09, 2017
Signing the lease for a brand new apartment is the best feeling in the world. To be able to finally move all your things and place them exactly where you want them to go is a truly liberating feeling. You can go wherever you need and know that when you get back home, all your things will be exactly where you left them.
What happens if you don’t feel like your valuables are safe in your apartment when you're gone?
August 04, 2017
Are you PAWndering the idea of getting a pet?
Adding a furry companion to your Chico apartment is a big deal!
It is almost as big as thinking about having a child (we said almost).You have to think through all the ways having a pet will change your life, what to expect, and how to prepare.
The first question is whether the apartment complex you are living at, or are considering, even allows pets. If you find yourself in that lucky place that totally allows pets, then congrats! You have just completed the first task, because sneaking in a pet is not an option.
Now that you have that covered, let’s get down to some pros and cons of adding a furry friend to your daily life. There are a lot more you could add to either list, but here are some important aspects you should definitely consider:
August 02, 2017
I don’t know about you, but I can scroll through Pinterest for hours looking at different ways to use small spaces, repurpose old items, and find the best way to make my first apartment look like it came out of a catalog.
If you're like me, then even when you see those amazing ideas, you aren’t sure how your wallet can survive the hit. That thought alone can put a damper on your decorating plans. Don’t get discouraged though!
Topics: my first apartment
July 31, 2017
Summer is that time of year where you pack as much fun as possible into your weekends, afternoons, and days off!
One of the best parts about living in an apartment is that you can do many fun things without even leaving your complex.
You have a lot of activities to choose from such as: swimming in the pool, inviting friends over, having a barbeque, or playing in one of the courts offered in certain apartments.
While there are many things you can do in your Chico apartment, there's also a list of things you can’t do or should avoid doing. In case you're wondering what the proper etiquette is when it comes to enjoying apartment life, here are some things that you should keep in mind.