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Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:24 pm
by bozartt
Hi All,
Does anyone know how much it cost to start a Electricity Account.I have been
quoted 240 euros and I am in a complex,does that mean that everybody pays
the same if so,the developer is making a lot of money with 300 apartments.


Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 10:42 pm
by Olly
I just went into my Society General bank with Electricity and water numbers and asked to pay them by direct debit...No problem bank set up standing order and I had to pay 110 levas to have my water account changed to my name.
When I was over in june a big van appeared out cam 2 men and a woman they knocked at the gate ... The woman had a copy book thing and told me I owed 77 levas I dont know where our water meter is I dont know where they got the figure 77 levas from???
But I just told them I paid through my bank they just stared at me had very little English...and then went I dont know if they were legit or not..

Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 10:48 pm
by Griswalds
I leave 200 euro to pay my bills, i havn't got a clue what bills my solicitor pays as he is always busy when we call, what bills do we pay apart from electric & how does the water work out if you go for a 2 week holiday. cheer's griswalds. :roll:

Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:56 am
Hi Griswalds,
strange your solicitor is always busy when you call :roll:
The only bills we pay are
annual property/refuse tax
annual tax returns
maybe you are paying for a check on your property also?
If you are not there much, your water and electric will be nothing apart from the time you are there.
Have you asked your solicitor for accounts detailing what has been paid?

Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:58 am
by Javed
I have two accounts with the Postbank one account in Sterling and the other in levas have set up direct debit to pay my electric and water it cost me 30 stotinki per direct debit payment as I have Internet access to my accounts I can see monthly payments going out to electric and water co it was very simple to set up the direct debit took the account numbers asked the young lady at the counter to set it up it was that simple the young lady spoke excellent English

Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:45 pm
by Griswalds
Hi Dannia, thanks for the reply, i'm going to see the solicitor on are next visit, how do they know how much water we use having no meter, i'v only seen an electric meter, when that was red the lady wrote down 15 leva, if my water bill is that low i'm :roll:

Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:22 am
by oldtimer
Your water meter should be located somewhere in your garden if you have outside washbasin in the garden it is usually located about that area, if you dont have a meter you will need to get one fitted which the water authority will do for you,

Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:53 am
Hi Griswalds,
if you're not there your water will be nil, and negligible when you are, we pay about 7/8 leva per month apart from when we filled the pool which added anther 15 leva to the bill.
As Oldtimer says the meter will most likely be in your garden somewhere.
Good luck

water bills

Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:58 am
by Dusty
Our water meter is in the cellar. Try there if you have one.

Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:52 pm
by Griswalds
I think i know where it is now, there's a metal plate next to our out side sink, the old man we bought the house from turned the water on for us under the metal plate. thanks all. :oops: