Posts Tagged: average utility bills

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…
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…
Average Utility Bills: My First Apartment Survey Results
Average Utility Bills: My First Apartment Survey Results

Average Utility Bills: My First Apartment Survey Results

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
How much will my average electric bill be? Can I afford to pay both my rent and my utilities? Those are typical questions we get from our readers.  While we have covered this topic many times already, we decided to find out what millennials actually paid for electricity, cable/internet, water and garbage collection last month (July).…