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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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New in Sweden and interested in getting a mortgage?

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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?

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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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What do I do when the landlord refuses to return the deposit?

refuses to return the deposit/عربون الضمان

Many landlords will ask for a security deposit in the beginning of the tenancy. The deposit shall be returned once the tenancy ends. However, it has become increasingly common that tenants don’t get their deposit back.  As a tenant you can either turn to Hyresgästföreningen or Hyresnämnden if you wish to proceed legally to get your deposit […]

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Emergency rental solutions

Emergency rental solutions/حلول للإيجار في الحالات الإستثنائية

Just arrived or about to arrive? Finding a place to stay is an urgent matter for most newcomers. Yet, finding a place to call home can be challenging. Opting for a short-term alternative might not be your first choice as you strive to settle as soon as possible, but it has it´s good sides. It will […]

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Write a great rental application

Finding accommodation in Sweden can be a real challenge, especially in the cities. One essential step in the process of getting hold of an apartment or room is to write an outstanding rental application. But how is this done? How do you write an application that will make you stand out from all the other […]

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How to avoid fraud

Avoid fraud

Rental frauds have become increasingly common during the last years in Sweden. Tenants are tricked into paying an upfront fee for an accommodation that does not exist or cannot be rented. This is especially common in cities like Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Lund – where the accommodation shortage is growing simultaneously with the need. You […]

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