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A complete guide to buying an apartment in Stockholm (Part 2)

Buying an apartment is one of the most serious steps in life. It requires a lot of planning, savings and to be as prepared as possible. On this part two of the series, I will talk about the mortgage and downpayment. To read part 1 click here.  Know your Purchase Ability. Before rushing into apartment […]

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A complete guide to buying an apartment in Stockholm (Part 1)

Are you still browsing on Blocket for rental apartments in Stockholm? Then I highly recommend you to read this article. In less than 10 months from arriving in Sweden I bought my first apartment in Stockholm at a great bargain. Here are some tips and secrets on how you can also get out of the […]

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Settle in Sweden within 1 year

Have you considered moving to Sweden alone? Are you worried about the language, culture, job opportunities, cost of living etc? It can be extremely daunting to move from one place to another. However, life is short but remember that preparation is key and adaptation comes next.  Do your homework, measure the risk and reward. If […]

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What to Expect the First Year (in Sweden)

People say the first year of everything is actually the hardest. What about the first year living in Sweden? Well, it’s not easy, I must say. But, if you know what to expect, you will know how to deal with that. 1. Bureaucracy Welcome to Sweden! First thing first: get your personnumer and your Swedish […]

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How to find accommodation in Sweden

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When I first moved to Sweden I was fascinated with the way the country was governed and with all the rights and advantages that all residences can obtain. With its free health care, tuition-free universities, advanced technology, care for the environment, kindness of the people, the student’s aid CSN… Sweden seemed like the perfect country […]

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Find accommodation in Sweden

There are many websites and online services that can help you find accommodation in Sweden. Here we walk you through the pros and cons of the more common ones. Here are a number of places we recommend for you to find a place to stay. We are convinced that you will find a place to […]

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