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As a rough rule of thumb, expect to spend on utilities an amount equal to about20% of your monthly rentif you live alone or about 10% of your monthly rent if you live with roommates.

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  • What do you pay for utilities when you rent an apartment?

  • In most apartments, you will be responsible for paying electricity, gas, and internet/cable bills. Landlords will typically cover the water, sewage and garbage. The cost of this is lumped into your monthly rent. If you are looking for an apartment that has all utilities covered, the costs are likely just lumped into your rent.

  • What is the average cost of utilities when buying a house?

  • The average cost of $200 a month is only just an average. One of the simplest ways of getting an idea of what the utility bills of a specific house or apartment will be is to ask for prior utility bills. In most cases, landlords and real estate agents can get these for you.

  • How much does water and sewer cost when renting a home?

  • If you choose to rent an apartment, you should expect to pay between $25 and $40 for your water and sewer bill. However, if you decide to rent a house, you will probably pay a little more. Trash and Trash Valet

  • How much does it cost to rent a house or apartment?

  • If you choose to rent an apartment, you should expect to pay between $25 and $40 for your water and sewer bill. However, if you decide to rent a house, you will probably pay a little more. Whether you rent a house or an apartment, you will need to pay for a trash service, which will probably run you between $15 and $45 per month.