How much should I expect to pay for utility bills?

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Me and 2 of my friends are looking to move into a house. I was just wondering how much I should be looking to pay monthly for the utility bills.
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It'll depend on a few factors. For example if you're on a water meter rather than set water bill. If the house is double glazed or not. Is the the heating gas or electric? Are the cookers gas or electric? Etc. It also varies somewhat by what companies you go with and to some extent your area.

You can Google average monthly bill costs for your area though, and often they let you set the parameters to best fit your situation to give you the best possible answer.
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Me and 2 of my friends are looking to move into a house. I was just wondering how much I should be looking to pay monthly for the utility bills.
As a very rough estimate:

Council tax (if not students): £110
Water: £25
Gas: £40
Electricity: £35
Phone/Internet: £20
Insurance: £10
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Me and 2 of my friends are looking to move into a house. I was just wondering how much I should be looking to pay monthly for the utility bills.
Just moved out myself (i'd lived out before however they were places with bills inc..).

Water for me is a shocking £47.50 by virtue of it being a semi rural flat and electricity will be about the same. Your mobile, broadband and tv licence should not be collectively more than £50 per month if your smart. Council tax is another expensive amount, especially further south.

So location is a factor for council tax and water but expect to pay around £100 for electricity, mobile, broadband and tv licence.
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Your TV licence is about £12 per month. I pay £20 gas, £25 water and £25 electricity.
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(Original post by Reue)
As a very rough estimate:

Council tax (if not students): £110
Water: £25
Gas: £40
Electricity: £35
Phone/Internet: £20
Insurance: £10
That seems about right tbh. Parents electricity bill is:

£27 for electric
£68 for gas
Water: Not sure (£300/year?)
Broadband: £25 or so
Dunno how much council tax is
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That seems about right tbh. Parents electricity bill is:

£27 for electric
£68 for gas
Water: Not sure (£300/year?)
Broadband: £25 or so
Dunno how much council tax is
Your parents clearly have the heating on more than me!
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