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

Posted by Paige Gilbert

April 04, 2018

Now that the nice weather has arrived, it's time to open all the windows and start airing out your apartment. You can create even more space to breathe by doing some thorough spring cleaning. The key to truly enjoyable rental living is utilizing the space you have to the fullest and being as clutter-free as possible. That can be easily accomplished with a few simple spring cleaning tips.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Rental Living

What to Do When You’re Stuck Inside Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Paige Gilbert

February 28, 2018

Wait, was that rain we saw or were we imagining it? If it did rain, it sadly isn't forecasted to stick around. Though at this point, we will welcome any and all rain that shows up! Although when it does, the rain it brings with it the inability for outside activities – except for puddle jumping of course! According to Punxsutawney Phil, there is still 2-3 weeks left of winter so there is a possibility of more rain in the near future (here's hoping). While there has been very little rain this season, people have been stuck at home fighting off the flu for the last 2 or 3 months that then turns into a cold. So whether you’re stuck inside your apartments in Chico California to stay dry from rain or because you’re just trying to fight off the flu or a cold, we’ve got some ideas for you to bide the time. Hint: we have more ideas than just binge-watching on Netflix, although that is a solid idea if you want to go that route.

If you want to be productive…

If you’re bad at being sick, meaning you refuse to actually acknowledge you’re sick and need to feel like you’re accomplishing something, start organizing. This is a great time to clean out your closet, go through old photos, sort the mail, or just re-organize the kitchen cupboards to be more efficient. Organize your to-do list by energy level to help you get things done while feeling under the weather or stuck inside because of bad weather.

SEE ALSO: Not-So-Ordinary Organizing Ideas for Apartments in Chico California

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Topics: Apartment Living, Rental Living

10 Unusual Apartment Living Situations NOT Considered an Emergency

Posted by Paige Gilbert

December 22, 2017

Most of us know what to do in an emergency situation, call 9-1-1, but when you’re in an unusual apartment living situation do you know what’s NOT considered an emergency? In other words, do you know when to disturb the REM cycle of your apartment manager and when it’s up to you to put on your adulting hat and troubleshoot? The following scenarios should be insightful for you!

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Topics: Safety

3 Ways Life Can Be Easier in Chico Rental Properties

Posted by Paige Gilbert

October 18, 2017

Can you think of a good reason why you wouldn’t want to rent? I’m sure there are some, but for many people the ease of renting is THE reason they choose to rent Living in Chico rental properties. What do we mean? We can think of three main reasons why people consider renting to be a good and easy way of living.

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Rental Living

Spring Things to Do Outside Your Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Paige Gilbert

March 24, 2017

Spring has sprung and there’s no ignoring the bright sunshine, flurry of activities, and even allergies surrounding the apartments in Chico California. It’s time to pull out your tank tops and flip flops and take advantage of all that living in Chico has to offer. Start by practicing your kite flying!

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Topics: Living in Chico, Apartment Living, Spring in Chico

3 Ways “Slice of Chico” Gives a Snapshot of Living in Chico

Posted by Paige Gilbert

July 08, 2016

The majority of our blog posts have something to do with Living in Chico rental properties, but sometimes it’s just fun to post about living in Chico. Downtown Chico especially, always has something to offer, whether it’s shopping to support local business, eating at fabulous restaurants, or attending annual events like Slice of Chico.

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

My First Apartment Checklist: Budget for Chico Apartments

Posted by Paige Gilbert

July 29, 2015

3 Steps to Figuring Out the Budget for Your First Apartment

Everyone cringes at the dreaded ‘B’ word: Budget. Before you even begin searching for Chico apartments you need to know how much you can afford to pay for monthly expenses.

Here are the materials you’ll need: pencil with eraser, paper, calculator, paycheck stub, and at least a small dose of reality.

Okay, now at the top of your paper write “MY FIRST APARTMENT BUDGET” in big letters. Good. Now it’s time to crunch some numbers.

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Topics: Apartment Living, My First Apartment

Checklist to Prepare for Your Move into Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Paige Gilbert

May 16, 2014

If you’re living in Chico you know it's graduation season because there are more bodies than usual walking the streets of downtown Chico, more vehicles than usual driving down our many one-way streets, and many yard sale signs and free furniture signs. Amidst the pomp and circumstance of college and high school graduations, you may be making a move to an apartment in Chico California or somewhere else in the world, in which case you are probably overwhelmed with the many things you have to do.

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Topics: Moving

What Sets Living in Chico Properties Apart?

Posted by Paige Gilbert

May 11, 2014

If you’re searching for Chico rental properties your first stop is probably the computer. Before you even go visit a property for a tour, you probably type it into Google to check it out as a sort of virtual spy. Or you type in a term like “Chico apartments” to see what comes up.

But what made you type that term or property into the search bar in the first place? A TV or radio commercial? A billboard you saw driving down Mangrove Ave? A recommendation from a friend? Something triggered your search. We’d like to think that it was all of the above that just kept screaming “LivinginChico.com” to you. Whatever way you found us, you’re here and we want to tell you what sets us and our properties apart.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Finding an Apartment

ICYMI – April Recap: Tips for Searching Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Paige Gilbert

May 02, 2014

During the month of April we wrote about searching apartments in Chico California to find the one that is right for you. We touched on topics relating to different stages of the searching process and some of the details that are a part of apartment searching, but that you might forget to think about.

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Topics: Finding an Apartment

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