Posts Tagged: splitting rent

From the MFA Mailbag: Can We Overcharge New Roommates for Rent?
From the MFA Mailbag: Can We Overcharge New Roommates for Rent?

From the MFA Mailbag: Can We Overcharge New Roommates for Rent?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Eve asks: “Hello, my friend and I are thinking of renting out our spare bedrooms in our apartment. We live in an area were rent easily goes for $2,500+ for a two bedroom. We got an amazing deal with only paying $800, as the landlord has known us for quite a while. We were thinking…
Roommate Dilemma: How to Split Rent Fairly When Rooms Are Not Equal
Roommate Dilemma: How to Split Rent Fairly When Rooms Are Not Equal

Roommate Dilemma: How to Split Rent Fairly When Rooms Are Not Equal

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re sharing an apartment with a roommate/roommates and you all get rooms that are equal in size and desirability and you all share the common space equally, splitting the rent and the bills isn’t that complicated. Most of the time, the rent is just divided by the number of roommates and everyone pays the same…
New Online Resources for Splitting Bills with Roommates, Drama Free!
New Online Resources for Splitting Bills with Roommates, Drama Free!

New Online Resources for Splitting Bills with Roommates, Drama Free!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Katherine has found help online for splitting expenses. Splitting Bills with Roommates, Drama Free! by Katherine  We all know how awkward it is to remind a friend they owe you $3.52 for that milkshake you spotted them for last night, and it’s even worse when that friend is a roommate and that…
New Way to Split the Rent With Your Roommates
New Way to Split the Rent With Your Roommates

New Way to Split the Rent With Your Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I can’t believe it’s already mid-April and the prime moving season is just two weeks away…are you ready? Be sure to email us at [email protected] if you have any questions as you head out on your searches. We’re happy to answer q’s in our monthly mailbag posts. In the meantime, we’ll continue to give you ammunition…