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Anne Pihl

An Irish expat in Stockholm. I moved to Sweden in 1998 with my Swedish husband and new-born daughter after living and working in England, Germany and Ireland. With nearly two decades of experience of living, working and raising a family in Sweden, I now help other expats moving to Sweden through my relocation company Relocate to Sweden, where I also blog about my time here.

What is the average house price in Stockholm & Sweden?

Property

Wondering about relocating to Sweden or perhaps you’ve already moved and are considering taking your first step on the Swedish property market? This article gives you all the latest figures on Swedish house prices and shows how much prices vary between different Stockholm neighbourhoods and how Stockholm prices compare with the rest of the country. […]

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New in Sweden and interested in getting a mortgage?

mortgage

Recently moved to Sweden and considering buying property? Faced with one of the world’s most challenging rental markets, it’s not surprising that anyone with resources quickly considers buying a home instead of renting. Low interest rates and soaring property prices in Sweden make buying seems like an attractive option to many. But how much money […]

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What is the average price of renting an apartment in Stockholm?

rental

Rents in Stockholm continue to soar following the relaxation of controls over how much landlords can charge for sublets. The average rental price for sublets in Stockholm is now 12 597 SEK per month which is 39 % higher than the national average of 9056 SEK, according to the latest quarterly survey by property rental site […]

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Your complete guide to Swedish parking signs (and avoiding eye-watering fines)

traffic signs

Although Swedes are usually great at English, parking signs are in Swedish or sometimes just unfamiliar and there’s rarely someone around to ask when you need help.  If you take a chance, it never seems to take long before a fine is slapped on your windscreen, especially in Stockholm.  Parking fines in Sweden can cost […]

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