Posts Tagged ‘Utility Costs’

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How to Keep Warm Without Heating

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All-inclusive rents are great for people who live in colder climates since they don’t have to budget for higher utility bills when the cold weather hits. But what about those of us that are responsible for fronting the heating bill? read more

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Typical Utility Costs in Los Angeles

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Pristine beaches as far as the eye can see, more blue skies and sunshine than you can imagine, breathtaking vistas, and top-shelf international cuisine at your fingertips — it’s no wonder Los Angeles captures the hearts and souls of so many. read more

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Breaking Down the Average Utility Costs Per Month: What’s Normal?

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When it comes to renting an apartment, one of the most easily overlooked aspects of budgeting is the extent to which your utility bills can range in cost. There are many factors that affect the price you pay for utilities, including the number of people in your apartment, whether or not the building offers gas […] read more

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Ask These Questions Before Signing Your Lease to Save Money and the Environment

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When shopping for your dream apartment, creating a budget is a critical step. Usually, all of us know exactly how much we are able to pay in rent each month, so we look for a place that fits nicely within that price range. After moving in, however, we realize that rent is far from the […] read more

Utility Costs: Which Floor Saves the Most?

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If you are concerned about utility costs, then the floor you choose to reside on can indeed have a bearing on how much you can end up paying with respect to your utilities, primarily your heating and cooling. Therefore, before you sign a lease and choose an apartment, make sure you are located where you […] read more

Typical Utility Costs in Cleveland

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Utility costs in Cleveland are, fortunately, on par with the cost of living in the city. Gas, water and other bills that must be paid on a monthly basis will increase what a resident must spend to live comfortable, but not by much. Cable and Internet Like most Ohio cities, Cleveland’s cable bills are managed […] read more

Typical Utility Costs in San Diego

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Utility costs, when compared to the major metropolitan cities in the rest of the country, are manageable in San Diego. Residents in San Diego pay lower costs overall for such utilities as electricity, the Internet, natural gas, phone and cable than, say, people living in Chicago or New York. Nevertheless, people in San Diego have […] read more

Typical Utility Costs in New York City

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New York City is the country’s most expensive city, and utility costs are no exception. Luckily, most rented apartments come with water included, but electricity, gas, and Internet service will be an additional cost to your already astronomic rent. The city does not give you many options to choose from in the electricity or gas departments. But […] read more

Frugal Apartment Living: Life without Cable

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Apartment living can be expensive when you add in all of your utilities, and choosing to live without cable is one way to keep unnecessary expenses down. If you’re accustomed to living with cable, learning to do without it may take some adjustment. However, you’ll find after a month or so that it really isn’t […] read more