May 16, 2018
Are you looking to reduce your apartment living expenses? Sometimes a few little things make a big difference. It doesn’t take much to cut back costs. The hardest part is staying consistent with the methods used below. Try it out for a month and you just might see a difference in your bills. The more you apply these money saving suggestions the more you’ll save. Here are 8 ways you can start reducing your monthly expenses with some simple changes.
We know that Chico State graduation weekend can be quite the frenzy with families visiting and seemingly nonstop festivities, but this is a special time for those seniors who are bringing the college chapter of their lives to a close. Living in Chico means supporting the students as they support the town’s economy especially when the parents are in town. With this year’s ceremonies coming up on May 18th through 20th, we wanted to give some tips to help the locals out as they go about their weekend.
January 05, 2018
If You Want Your First Apartment To Be Home Sweet Home Read Through This "My First Apartment Checklist."
Having never gone through the first apartment process before, you’re probably wondering where to start. Well, if you’re reading this blog then you're in the right place because for the next few weeks we’ll be focusing on the 5 most important things you want to make sure you do before moving into your first apartment.
December 08, 2017
Going out of town for the holidays? Now is a good time to educate yourself on how to make Chico apartments more secured while you're gone for an extended period of time.
November 29, 2017
We get it, the season is here and it's time to get into the Christmas spirit.You take out the boxes of Christmas decorations or you head to the store to get the latest in décor. First things first, let’s go over the safety basics for decorating Chico rental properties.
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: