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What is your rent?
Poll ended at 20 Apr 2014, 3:37 pm
$0-700 27%  27%  [ 25 ]
$701-900 14%  14%  [ 13 ]
$901-1200 5%  5%  [ 5 ]
$1200+ 9%  9%  [ 8 ]
No rent, I live with others 9%  9%  [ 8 ]
I pay the mortgage 21%  21%  [ 19 ]
I live in an Ice Cream freezer 4%  4%  [ 4 ]
Other/Please explain 10%  10%  [ 9 ]
Total votes : 91

AgentPalpatine
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20 Apr 2013, 3:37 pm

I'm curious, I see many Aspies talking about the rent, and not many who talk about the mortgage. I'm curious to see what people pay in rent.

Since rent prices differ so much in different countries, this is probably going to end up a US-based poll. My apologies to the rest of our membership.

For the fine print:

"Rent" would in this case be pre-utilities (unless totally bundled into the price), and net after any local/state rebates.

If you'd like to use a Cost of Living adjustment, please use Indianopolis, IN (I don't live there, but it's the "sample" I use). This probably should'nt be needed unless you live in a high-cost metro area (NYC, San Jose, San Fran, LA, Seatttle, DC, etc.)

I cut the poll off at 365 days to avoid inflation issues down the road.


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20 Apr 2013, 3:47 pm

I own a home and pay the mortgage.



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20 Apr 2013, 3:48 pm

other - I own my home with my husband. no mortgage.



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20 Apr 2013, 3:51 pm

cathylynn wrote:
other - I own my home with my husband. no mortgage.


Ooops, should have put that in :doh:


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20 Apr 2013, 4:13 pm

Other -- I live in a room in my parents' house, and what I pay in rent is basically just the cost of my share of the utilities (so my rent varies a bit with the seasons).


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20 Apr 2013, 4:38 pm

$850/month rent, but I think it's too expensive. The landlord had people measuring the windows on the building recently. I think they're going to put in some new, noise suppressing ones. That means the cost will trickle down to us tenants. That means my rent will go up and I'll be forced to move. I'm not worried. They're already reserving a place beneath the Ballard Bridge for me.



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20 Apr 2013, 4:42 pm

I pay the mortgage. And the rates. And the water, and repairs, and utilities and insurance and :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

But I am happy in it :)



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20 Apr 2013, 7:02 pm

We paid off the mortgage last year.



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20 Apr 2013, 7:06 pm

$495 a month, includes basic cable that I rarely watch and all utilities except for electric. Various problems with the place, though, so I can't wait until my lease is up again.



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20 Apr 2013, 7:21 pm

I rent a single room for 390.00 per month, all utilities included (and that also includes cable and Internet). I live with 3 other guys, and share a common kitchen, living room and bathroom in a pretty large townhouse.


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20 Apr 2013, 8:04 pm

I live Canada and I pay $500 per month to rent a room.



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20 Apr 2013, 9:52 pm

I pay mortgage. Actually my husband does.


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20 Apr 2013, 10:23 pm

"Other"

I don't rent - I own!

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20 Apr 2013, 10:26 pm

I pay the mortgage. I feel fortunate that in just over a year my house will be paid off. My wife and I bought our house in 1989, and it would have been paid off much earlier had we not added onto the house two times.


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20 Apr 2013, 11:03 pm

You have to pay rent if you want to live in an ice-cream freezer. Gosh, your ignorance is astounding.


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