Posts Tagged: estimating utility costs

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…
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).…
Fill out a Quick Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate
Fill out a Quick Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate

Fill out a Quick Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The survey is closed. Thanks for all survey participants. The results will be reported in an upcoming post. Congratulations to Alize from Greenville, SC, who was the randomly – selected winner of the $50 Amazon gift certificate. At MyFirstApartment.com, we are asked every day how to estimate apartment utilities.  We want to update our previous utility…
How Much Should You Budget for Utilities?
How Much Should You Budget for Utilities?

How Much Should You Budget for Utilities?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Today, we have a question from our MyFirstApartment mail bag. “How much should you budget for utilities? Thanks! Lacey” The short answer is — anywhere from $75 – $200+ per month. What’s the long answer? In terms of possible utilities, here’s a comprehensible checklist: electric, water, heat, trash pickup, gas(**HEAT), cable, internet, and telephone. Off…