When you get to a certain stage in life – usually after getting married but before having kids – you start thinking about buying a home. At least, it feels like the logical next step because everyone around you seems to be buying a home. If the topic comes up in conversation, and you mention you rent, you either get the look of disapproval or the condescending “oh, that’s nice if that works for your family” response. Is there something wrong with renting living?
Topics: Rental Living
Once upon a time, it was a lot harder and a lot less fun finding a new place to call home. You could scan the newspaper classified ads, or wander aimlessly through neighborhoods hoping to accidentally find the perfect rental. With technology, we have progressed considerably in our apartment searching, but while scrolling through questionable Craigslist apartment offerings was a step up from the old newspaper ad days, it still wasn’t very easy – or fun! Thankfully, with LivinginChico.com, you now have a site designed to welcome you, help you find your new Chico apartment quickly, and help you have fun during the process.
Topics: Finding an Apartment
Moving time: It's exciting and you look forward to your new Chico apartment. But when it comes to the actual move, you dread it. The packing, cleaning and moving of your belongings is more than a chore, it's a gigantic and overwhelming undertaking. It doesn't take long to fill every room in your home with furniture, accessories and other personal belongings.
People love their animal companions. Living with a pet not only means having a snuggly friend but owning a cat, dog or another companion actually offers very real health benefits. A pet also means you have to think about your housing plans. If you're searching for a Chico apartment, you'll want to make sure that your little friend also has the right home. Before you begin, there are a few questions you should ask.
What does being sustainable really mean? In general, living sustainably means being conscience of the world around you by limiting waste, reusing, recycling, and being mindful of the amount of energy you’re using. You might be thinking that implementing sustainable practices in a small apartment won’t make much of a difference, but consider these facts:
There are many benefits to using all-natural cleaning products in your Chico apartment. Most importantly they’ll keep toxins out of you home, many of which can cause mild to extreme health issues over time. But guess what? They’ll also get your apartment just as clean as the brand-name cleaners you find at the store.
Topics: Cleaning Tips
April 24, 2017
Plants can add another element to your home. They can be used as décor, help purify the air or just make your home feel more alive. But if you don’t have the space for a garden or an area that gets decent light, they can also be a commitment! If you like the idea of having plants in your Chico apartment, but just don’t have the green thumb – or ideal space – to keep them aliving and thriving, then the list we found below will be ideal for plants to use in your apartment living space.
Topics: apartment living
Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, 2017. There are big and small ways that you can make a difference, whether it’s getting involved and joining the movement, giving to the cause, or spreading the word. The key is to start and take action. Learn what can you do to make a difference in your apartment community.
April 14, 2017
The warm weather will be here soon and it's never too early to start saving on your energy bill. Instead of turning on your air conditioner, constantly leaving fans on for circulation and other costly actions that will leave your wallet hurting, these these tips to help keep as many pennies in your possession as possible while living in Chico apartments during the hot months.
If you can recall your last “impulse buy,” then you can probably also recall how you felt the next day after you reconsidered the purchase. In other words, sometimes impulse buys work out, and we're happy with our choice, and sometimes they don't and we feel stuck. It's called buyer's remorse.
It can be the same way with Chico apartments. People can make an “impulse rental,” eagerly signing a lease before they request a tour of the complex first. Renters sometimes skip a tour because they:
Topics: Finding an Apartment