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Budgeting Apartment Utility Costs: 2016 Utility Survey Results
Budgeting Apartment Utility Costs: 2016 Utility Survey Results

Budgeting Apartment Utility Costs: 2016 Utility Survey Results

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Budgeting utility costs is always tricky for first-time renters.  In order to help My First Apartment readers, we have now surveyed actual costs twice, covering both summer (July 2015) and winter (January 2016) utility bills of our readers. Our January survey results are detailed below. Our July survey results are here. If you compare the…
BLOGGERS WANTED!
BLOGGERS WANTED!

BLOGGERS WANTED!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We are again looking to add new bloggers to our team. Apartment Hunter Blogger: You are just starting to look for your first apartment and want to share the experience with our 200,000+ monthly readers.  You are about to graduate from college and are moving to a new city. Or you may have been living with two older roommates…
Fill Out a Quick Winter Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win $50 Gift Certificate
Fill Out a Quick Winter Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win $50 Gift Certificate

Fill Out a Quick Winter Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win $50 Gift Certificate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
THE SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. The randomly selected winner of a $50 Amazon gift certificate is…kaksakas from Los Angeles. Congratulations to the winner and thanks to all the survey participants! At MyFirstApartment.com, we are asked every day how to estimate apartment utilities.  We did a summer utilities survey last July — see the results here  —…
2015 Grads, We Want Your First Apartment Stories!
2015 Grads, We Want Your First Apartment Stories!

2015 Grads, We Want Your First Apartment Stories!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hey, you 2015* grads! You are now the latest first apartment experts, so we invite you to share your best advise to all the new 2016 grads who are only a few months away from their big move. (* 2014 grads are welcome to share their experiences, too.) Tell us how did it go? What…
Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A  Very Merry Christmas to all our readers from the entire MFA Team. May your Santa fulfill your every wish!
And Our Netflix Subscription GIVEAWAY Winners Are…
And Our Netflix Subscription GIVEAWAY Winners Are…

And Our Netflix Subscription GIVEAWAY Winners Are…

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Giveaway Our giveway sponsor, Tuck, will be sending one-year Netflix subscriptions to our two randomly selected winners: tymajor81 who sleeps on a full size mattress which is perfect for him and whose favorite show to watch on Netflix is The Blacklist. Cindy who sleeps on a queen and whose favorite show is Justified. The…
GIVEAWAY of 2 One-Year Netflix Subscriptions
GIVEAWAY of 2 One-Year Netflix Subscriptions

GIVEAWAY of 2 One-Year Netflix Subscriptions

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This GIVEAWAY is now closed. Our two randomly selected winners were: tymajor81 who sleeps on a full size mattress which is perfect for him and whose favorite show to watch on Netflix is The Blacklist. Cindy who sleeps on a queen and whose favorite show is Justified. Sponsored Giveaway The weather outside may be frightful,…
Is This Still Safe to Eat: Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers
Is This Still Safe to Eat: Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers

Is This Still Safe to Eat: Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s that time of the year again when you’ll be looking in your fridge and debating if you should risk one more turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich. Before you take a bite, check out these general rules about storing perishables. How Long Can I Keep It? Refrigerate all perishable food within two hours, or one hour if…
Jimmy Fallon’s #MyFirstApartment tweets are hilarious
Jimmy Fallon’s #MyFirstApartment tweets are hilarious

Jimmy Fallon’s #MyFirstApartment tweets are hilarious

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Jimmy Fallon asked his viewers to tweet their first apartment horror stories with #myfirstapartment. Read some of the tweets he inspired and be grateful for your 6th floor walk-up. Watch Jimmy read some of his favorites. #myfirstapartment Tweets