Posted by Natasha Hawkins
February 13, 2013
Many people have the dream of owning a home. You know, the house with the white picket fence scenario, and while this is a great goal to have, we think apartment living in Chico is pretty cool too.
There is so many different things that come with apartment living. In fact, we thought of 9 specific reasons that showcase what benefits it will bring you!
1. Easy Access to a Pool and Jacuzzi
Chico can get really hot in the summer and rather cold in the winter too. Swimming in the huge pool at One Mile or taking a dip in Bear Hole isn’t for everyone. Apartment living in Chico allows you to always have access to a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi, and you don’t even have to keep up with the maintenance – or worry about fish!
2. Fun Events Right Outside Your Front Door
Whether you’re a social butterfly who likes to meet new people or a wallflower that prefers to stay that way, apartment living in Chico helps you get social. Whether it’s movie night, a Saturday morning breakfast, or a Dance Revolution tournament, you can get to know your neighbors. And if you’ve been cornered by someone who is talking your ear off about the latest Star Wars convention, you can make a quick getaway back to your apartment.
3. Fitness Center at Your Fingertips.
Gym memberships can be expensive and sometimes it’s hard to find the motivation to go. Apartment living gives you access to a fitness center reserved just for residents, as well as other recreational opportunities like tennis courts, a swimming pool or scheduled aerobics. Say good-bye to your couch potato ways!
4. Safety in Numbers
Apartment living means that you’re surrounded by a lot of other people. Odds are that a burglar is less likely to break in when there are a lot of people around. Plus, you start to recognize other residents, their visitors, and cars so if anyone looks out of place you can take action if needed. Most apartment complexes are also well lit so you aren’t walking alone in the dark and some even have security guards.
5. Renting has Financial Benefits
Don’t let anyone look down on you for apartment living because you are renting. It has its benefits. You don’t have to worry about maintenance or repair costs or some utility costs. You also don’t have to pay real estate taxes, worry about a big down payment, and you usually have a fixed rent amount for the span of your lease.
6. The On-Site Manager is Your Friend
When you live in an apartment you have access to an on-site manager that is there to be your ally when you need it. The manager can help you with scheduling maintenance, questions about your lease, and is your contact when there is an emergency.
7. You Don’t Have to be Jack of All Trades
When you’re part of an apartment community and you have something in your home that isn’t functioning properly, the maintenance is taken care of for you. This means that you don’t have to be a handyman (or woman!). So when your garbage disposal isn’t working, your toilet is backed up, or you need your air filter changed, your apartment maintenance will do it for you.
8. A Variety of Locations to Choose From
Apartment living in Chico gives you multiple locations to choose from, depending on your personal preferences. If you’re a runner and want to be close to the park, go to Butte College and want to be close to a bus stop, or want to be within walking distance of a shopping center, Living in Chico can find an apartment for you.
9. A Funner* Community.
Probably the best reason that apartment living in Chico is good for you is the community you become a part of. When you’re a part of a Living in Chico apartment, you’ll get to know our friendly staff, be informed about what’s happening in the Chico community, and will just have more fun.
*We know ‘funner’ isn’t a word, but let’s face it, it’s way more fun!
Hopefully these reasons have helped you realize what fun you can when living in chico apartments. At Living in Chico we have 11 different complexes that are made to make your home life easier. Check out our Apartment Comparision Chart to see which of our complexes fits you best.
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