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Monthly Cost of Living Calculator

Use this easy online calculator to get an idea of your current expenses, from household bills to home repairs.

Then call 877-373-4514 and we'll help you compare that figure to all the services and amenities included in your fees here at The Barrington of Carmel.

  • Home Ownership
  • Home Maintenance / Upkeep
  • Lifestyle
  • Wellness

Stage 1: Home Ownership

What's the true cost of staying in your home? Total up all the key factors, from your mortgage or rent to property taxes, insurance and periodic repairs. The final sum may suprise you–compared to everything that comes included at The Barrington of Carmel.

What do you currently spend each month for:

Question 1 of 17:

Mortgage rent?


Question 2 of 17:

Housing association fees?


Question 3 of 17:

Property insurance?


Question 4 of 17:

Property tax?


Stage 2: Home Maintenance / Upkeep

Now add up everything you spend on everyday bills—utilities, yard work, gutter cleaning and more. Don’t forget to think about all the time you spend on household chores. Couldn’t that be time better spent?

What do you currently spend each month for:

Question 5 of 17:

Utilities (electricity, gas, and oil)?


Question 6 of 17:

Property maintenance (including landscaping)?


Question 7 of 17:

Home repairs (including painting, plumbing, and pest control)?


Question 8 of 17:

Water and sewer?


Question 9 of 17:

Housekeeping, laundry, and maid service?


Question 10 of 17:

Trash removal?


Stage 3: Lifestyle

You’re paying for the rising cost of groceries and gasoline, let alone the extras–entertainment, recreation and travel. How big a bite does all that take out of your budget?

What do you currently spend each month for:

Question 11 of 17:

Groceries and dining (three meals a day)?


Question 12 of 17:

Entertainment, social, and educational activities?


Question 13 of 17:

Transportation (gas, auto insurance, etc.)?


Question 14 of 17:

Cable television?


Stage 4: Wellness

Perhaps you’re paying for a health club membership. Perhaps you need caregiver services. You may be subscribing to an emergency service or a 24-hour security system.

What do you currently spend each month for:

Question 15 of 17:

24-hour security and staff availability?


Question 16 of 17:

Medical alert system/lifeline?


Question 17 of 17:

Wellness/exercise programs or memberships?


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