Expat Advice: Moving to Alesund, Norway

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What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Alesund

Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.

I would bring my car, electronic stuff, more clothes. I wouldn't left anything

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What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?

Very nice place for vacation, fishing and etc. But life for young person like me is a drama. Don't move here, I am going back to the US.

What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?

It is not typical but its better than any other. I am renting a "summer house" in the forest for 3500kr (about US600) The housing is horrible. I pay cheap because I can't afford a better place which is around 7000 - 10000 kr (1100 - 1800 dollars) per month (utilities not included)

How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?

Internet research and friends

Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?

Much higher than in the US. I have been paying 850 dollars for 3 bedroom nice apartment in chicago suburbs. Norways average is 7000 - 10000 kroner. I make 15000 kroner a month after deducted taxes

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