Posts Tagged: average apartment utility costs

Did You Budget for These Rental Apartment Fees?
Did You Budget for These Rental Apartment Fees?

Did You Budget for These Rental Apartment Fees?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With any apartment come various monthly fees… not just rent! When budgeting for your first apartment, don’t forget to consider the variety of fees that might be added to your rent. Be sure to ask your potential new landlord about each fee to confirm if it’s included in rent, required, or optional. Before digging into…
Let’s Talk Utility Bills
Let’s Talk Utility Bills

Let’s Talk Utility Bills

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Alright- we can all agree that saving the earth is good thing, right? Exactly. None of us are out there trying to sabotage the planet. So what if you could save the planet AND save your monthly bills at the same time? I’m here with some utility hacks to help aid in the never ending…
How Much Should You Budget for Apartment Utilities?
How Much Should You Budget for Apartment Utilities?

How Much Should You Budget for Apartment Utilities?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This post was originally published in August 2012 and has been a reader favorite since. It has been updated with our 2015 and 2016 utility cost survey results. To find out what our readers actually paid for utilities in July 2015, check out these results of our online survey.  Our January 2016 utility survey results…
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…