Roommates: Splitting Rent, Bills, And Everything In Between

by | Jan 5, 2016 | Renting 101 | 0 comments

Sharing an apartment with roommates, where you can split the rent and bills, can be a great way to cut back on expenses. However, we know that things can get a little tricky when it comes to splitting rent, utilities, and other expenses equally. As a way to alleviate some of that stress and make things easier for you, we found some great options that will help make crunching those numbers a whole lot more precise and efficient.
  • Rent: The Splitwise rent-splitting calculator – Input information on room size, windows, closets, and other factors, and let this calculator do the work for you.
  • Utilities: Split a bill calculator – Invite your roommates over your phone to join the split-a-bill calculator, add in the dollar amount for each bill and your roommates will get a total of what they owe!
  • Furniture: The Splitwise furniture calculator – If you have furniture and appliances that your roommates are using everyday, you can calculate how much they should pay for the use of those things based on the age and price of the furniture and the appliance.
Apartment Experts wants to help you enjoy your renting experience, and we hope you found these tips useful. If you are currently looking for an apartment to call home, we would love to help you with that too! We have been leading the way in apartment locating here in Austin for close to 20 years. Our experienced apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and our locating service is of no cost to you! Call today at 512 339 4411.

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