Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner at Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Paige Gilbert

November 14, 2018

So, you decided to host a few friends at your apartment in Chico for Thanksgiving, huh? No big deal, you'll make the turkey, they'll bring some sides and keep it low key. 

But wait - SURPRISE! Mom and Dad have decided to visit you for Thanksgiving and they’re bringing Grandma too. All of a sudden your simple Thanksgiving dinner has turned into an all out party. So, how do you host Thanksgiving dinner in a small living space?


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Topics: Living in Chico, Apartment Living, Rental Living, Holidays

End of September - October Events in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 21, 2018

We are nearing the end of September already; can you believe it? Only a week and half until the October is upon us. Fall in Chico is something to enjoy with the drop-in temperature (goodbye hundred degrees!), and the changing of the leaf colors, as well as all the fall inspired events!

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Topics: Things to Do, What to Do, Apartment Living, Community Events

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer to Fall Transition

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 19, 2018

With early mornings becoming crisp and the sunrise being closer to 7:00 a.m. it's safe to say that fall is really here. Therefore, it’s time to transition your home from summer to fall (arguably one of the best seasons).

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Topics: Apartment Living, Living in an Apartment, Fall in Chico, Decorating your Apartment

Simple Tips On Being a Good Apartment Neighbor

Posted by Jenna Redman

July 26, 2018

"Won't You Be My Neighbor" was the classic theme song for Mister Roger's Neighborhood, where you learned all different things that dealt with being a good person. He showed you how to be kind to those you encounter in everyday life and also your actual neighbors with his interactions with Mr. Clemons and his puppet friends. 

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Topics: Neighbors, Apartment Living

Beware These Current Scamming Trends!

Posted by Ben Olberg

July 13, 2018

Crooks are creative. While they may lack other qualities like honesty and integrity, they certainly apply themselves when it comes to swindling people out of their hard-earned money. If you don't stay up to date on current scam trends you might just get taken advantage of. Did you know there are actually scammers going door to door dressed as utility workers and demanding payment for overdue bills? That's pretty bold, and a little scary.

What about "Smishing" have you heard of that one?

How do you avoid scams like this at your Chico apartment? Read on...

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Apartment Living, Safety

Prepare Your Chico Apartment for Summer Vacation

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 13, 2018

Along with summer, comes all of those vacations you’ve been planning for the last few months, or the ones that just popped up on your radar. You’ve probably already thought through the kind of things you’ll need to get before you leave, but have you thought of your Chico apartment?

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Topics: Summer Activities in Chico, Rental Living, Apartment Living, Safety

How to Wash Your Car at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

June 01, 2018

In the dry dusty Chico summers our cars start looking bad pretty quick. Living in an apartment usually means you don't have a driveway and hose available to be able to wash your own car. You can always take your car to one of the many car wash places in town, but the quality can vary and some of them get pretty expensive. Some people just really like washing their own car, whether it's because they do a better job getting all the details clean or they just enjoy working outside.

So what are your options?

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Apartment Living, Living in Chico, Cleaning Tips

Rental Living Tips: Understanding the Role of the Apartment Manager

Posted by Paige Gilbert

May 30, 2018

When it comes to rental living the person you'll deal with the most is generally the complex's apartment manager. Understanding the apartment manager's role will help you have a much better rental living experience.

The manager is the resident's representative and is in charge of the day to day operations of the entire community.

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Topics: Apartment Living, My First Apartment, Rental Living

Etiquette to Follow When Using Living in Chico Recreation Amenities

Posted by Jenna Redman

May 23, 2018

Warm weather is upon us! All those outdoor activities you’ve been waiting for can now begin. The best part? Living in Chico has all the amenities you’ll need to make the summer season a memorable one. Looking for a place to cool off? All our complexes have a pool area. Want to play basketball, tennis, or volleyball? We have the courts for you. We even have fitness centers, clubhouses, and BBQs.

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Topics: Amenities, Summer Activities in Chico, Living in Chico, Apartment Living

8 Ways to Reduce Apartment Living Costs

Posted by Living In Chico Team

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.

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Apartment Living, Budget Tips

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