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PAWndering a Pet for Your Chico Apartment?

Posted by Jenna Redman

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:

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Topics: apartment living, Pets

What Not to Do This Summer in Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Jenna Redman

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.

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Topics: apartment living, Living in an Apartment, Summer Activities in Chico

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

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

Beach. Coconut. Lime. Apartment Living in Summertime!

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 14, 2017

The Chico summer heat wave is upon us, scorching the grass yellow, blade by blade, and melting our thermostats one degree at a time.

People do desperate things to escape the summer blues. But let’s be honest, you don’t have to be that guy sitting in a plastic kiddie pool sipping on a piña colada, to find your local paradise.

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Topics: apartment living, Decorating your Apartment

Apartment Living Tips for When You’re Out of Town

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 09, 2017

Summer is the season for adventure!

Have you ever been bitten by the travel bug, and just wanted to get out of town? To visit the ocean, hike through the redwoods, or jet off to a tropical island?

Wherever your wanderlust may take you, it's important to make sure your home and belongings are kept safe for your return.

In the spirit of summer and all of the wonderful trips the residents of Chico have planned, we thought it might be useful to outline helpful apartment living tips for when you’re out of town.

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Topics: Living in Chico, apartment living, Rental Living

12 Ways to Practice Sustainable Living in Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Living In Chico Team

May 03, 2017

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:

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Topics: apartment living, Sustainability

The Best Indoor Plants for Chico Apartments

Posted by Living In Chico Team

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.

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Topics: apartment living

How to Stick to Your Monthly Budget Living in a Chico Apartment

Posted by Living In Chico Team

March 31, 2017

If your parents gave you an allowance as a kid, then you probably remember the anticipation of “pay day.”

As an adult and Chico apartment dweller, you probably still look forward to payday from your employer. The only problem is that the word “allowance” has been supplanted by “budget.”

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Topics: apartment living, Budget Tips