Splitting costs of rental home question

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: How do you split a 2 BR rental home?
    couple pays 50%, individual pays 50% (split it up by bedroom) : (6 votes)
    29 %
    couple pays 66%, individual pays 33% (split it up by person) : (15 votes)
    71 %
  • Post # 2
    Member
    215 posts
    Helper bee

    based on what you’ve said, I voted 50-50…since you don’t have to pay utilities AND you’re doing the driving (will you be driving the individual as well?) I think 50-50 is fair. 

    However, I don’t know your relationship with the person, their financial situation, or if they’d get upset that you want to go 50-50 since you didnt have to pay for airfare.

    Post # 3
    Member
    3983 posts
    Honey bee

    I would split it up per person (so each paying 1/3).

    When my SO and I were living in an apartment with a roommate, that’s what we did.

    Post # 4
    Member
    13677 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    The plane ticket and car is irrelavant, but if the individual will be getting a ride with the couple I would expect him/her to chip in and pay for gas.  But any rental home/hotel room/etc should be split by heads imo like a roommate would. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    5657 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I vote 50/50. If the spouse of the couple in question wasn’t going, both bedrooms would still be occupied. I to me, it should be 50/50.

    Post # 7
    Member
    1760 posts
    Buzzing bee

     

    sienna76:  I would split it by person (66/33), however if the couple is covering the individuals flight cost (even with airmiles or whatever), I would do 50/50.

    Post # 8
    Member
    12410 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I would split it by person, because I think that’s only fair.

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