When you are moving into your first apartment you are probably really excited about it. You're thinking "This is my first apartment, I just want to get moved in now!" However, you need to take things slow on signing the lease and moving in, to make sure and protect yourself in the long run. Here's a checklist to make sure you pay attention to all the right stuff on your walk-through before you move in.
March 14, 2018
The whole process of moving and packing up your entire apartment can be strenuous. There are so many different things you have to do and check off in order for everything to go smoothly.
Whether you have just started looking for a new apartment or have found a place and are preparing to move out, there is an endless list of things to do. One of the tasks that seems most daunting is packing everything up. Of course, you can’t really pack up your life until your new place is ready to move in, right? I mean, you need all this stuff on a daily basis, right? In reality, you can start packing over a month in advance.
March 07, 2018
Let’s face it, moving is a huge ordeal and there is just nothing simple about it. Many people realize too little too late and discover that unless you want to pull a few all-nighters, you can’t leave everything until the week of moving day.
February 10, 2018
Spring is just around the corner (although Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and bought you some time), and in an already competitive rental market how do you find the right apartment? Get started now! We can help you find the best available apartments for rent.
Spring is the season of change and renewal, so if you’re looking to change your scenery you’re not alone. It’s one of the busiest seasons to move which is both good and bad. It’s competitive because there are others looking, but it also means a lot of inventory opens up.
September 15, 2017
When it comes to moving to a new apartment, Living in Chico is your one stop shop. A place to find resources, get your questions answered, and have more fun with your move.
In order for your life to be a little less stressful, and a lot more sweet, we have created a list of our most helpful moving resources to help you get the job done. Sugar coat your moving process with these resources that help with everything from finding a new apartment, to moving, to settling in.
Our hope is to make your moving experience smoother, so that you can be one of those rare people who says, “Besides the time it took, moving was a piece of cake!”
August 18, 2017
Once a procrastinator, always a procrastinator. Even if that means staying up until 2 a.m. to finish packing for your move. Our number one piece of advice: don’t panic.
It's okay that you waited to the very last minute to pack up all your stuff, really. Everything will be okay. BUT now it’s time to channel that inner beast mode that pushes you to accomplish a range of tasks in a short amount of time, as only a true procrastinator can.
To help get that inner beast mode in gear, we found these 6 Amazing Tips that have more information than you could ever think to ask about. So, take a deep breath and let’s get started.
July 05, 2017
It’s time to start preparing for your move, and because you’re a strategist, you approach your plan like a game of chess.
To aid you in your pursuit of total domination, there are 10 tips to live by if you’d like to checkmate your moving in Chico experience. Think of all the boxes in your house as the pieces on your chess board, and this guide from Lifehacker.com as your tip sheet to victory.
King, queen, rook, bishop, knight, and pawn, it’s time to get your moving mission on!
June 06, 2017
Imagine you are driving down the freeway and you see a small car zooming up beside you. You are quick to notice that the car is packed full of boxes and houseplants blocking the windows and on top is a mattress precariously flapping in the wind. Don’t be this guy.
While preparing for your upcoming Chico move consult the tips below to avoid common mistakes.
From the awkward hand-me-down furniture your grandma gave you, to the stray pencils in your junk drawer, the unwanted items that don’t make the cut for your new apartment in Chico seem to pile up.
As you stare at the mountain of clothes you own, the overfilled pantry full of canned goods, or the junk piled in the closet, all of those moments where you put off sorting for donations have come back to haunt you. Faced with the task of deciding on what stays and what goes for every little thing can be overwhelming during your moving process. And although you may be tempted to take the easy way out, think of the positive impact you create by recycling, disposing, donating or even selling your unwanted items.
Read below for some creative and responsible ways to get rid of that flower print couch from the 70’s or the six bags of clothes you still have from high school.