It ain’t cheap, owning a home. Especially in the (757), where, according to a new report, we overpay by a ridiculous amount for one specific bill.
Data from Commodity.com finds that among America’s 250 biggest metro areas, Norfolk/Virginia Beach/Newport News ends up paying the USA’s 14th-highest electric bills. For context, Hampton Roads is typically considered the 45th-largest media market… so we’re punching well above our weight.
They say the average cost in Hampton Roads can be as much as $150/month, taking up a full 10.7% of total housing costs for homeowners!
I’m not an expert, so feel free to look up tips for reducing your energy usage on your own time… it’s costing too much electricity to even write the article.