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hotpotbez posted Where to buy a smallholding in sweden on the Sweden forum on August 20, 2014:
Hi there, i'm looking at buying a smallholding in Sweden but at this stage am undecided whereabouts! If there is anybody out there who could offer any suggestions, i'd be very grateful. Im a carpenter, but not looking for work initially, would like to be close to a good town to be able to integrate and meet new people. Im on my own, and well travelled, now looking to drop anchor and develop a smallholding. Any suggestions???!! Many thanks Phil
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TheParsonsFamily posted Family looking for a host family on the Sweden forum on August 17, 2014:
Hi! My name is Jason and we are looking for a family to host us for a short stay in Sweden. Myself, my wife and our 4 year old boy are looking for a family to show us family life in Sweden. You are probably wondering... but where? Well, that we have not decided. We do not want to live in the city but in a place with a school and a friendly community. An hours drive to an airport or city would also be beneficial. We are really easy on dates and location and are looking to spend a week with an English speaking family where we can ask questions and see the life for ourselves - perhaps visit the local school. This is my first message on our quest to view the real Swedish life for a small family and I look forward to hearing from anyone who could host or may know somebody. Many thanks in advance, Jason, Justyna & Jakub.
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EmmaA posted Finding a job in Sweden on the Sweden forum:
Hi, I am looking to relocate to Sweden next year. I'm having trouble finding sites that show jobs in Sweden. My partner is fully qualified air conditioning engineer. This will be the main income. This job title doesn't seem to exists. Is there anyone that can help. We are looking to move around Stockholm area. Thank you Emma
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tony2tshirts replied to the thread life without personnummer on the Sweden forum:
tony2tshirts initially posted:
My wife and I (both UK citizens) would like to buy a house in Sweden and live there for the next 5+ years. We are not working and not of retirement age so would be classed as "persons of sufficient means". We would need private medical insurance - no problem - but getting insurance that meets the Swedish authority's requirements is impossible. Therefore, No personnummer! Is it possible to live anything like a normal life in Sweden without a personnummer?
tony2tshirts replied most recently with:
Thanks for the reply. I think what you're saying makes perfect sense, I've contacted various Swedish government departments and they all agree there seems to be a problem but no-one has a solution. Here is a link you might find useful; http://www.kommers.se/Documents/dokumentarkiv/publikationer/2014/Moving-to-Sweden_webb.pdf Thanks.
Lonewolfnl2002 replied most recently with:
I myself posted a few months ago also a question about private medical insurance in sweden at this very forum and what it would cost us (for me and my family)...up till now NO respons. Apparently private healthcare is not very good develloped in Sweden and therefore not much used. At least that is my observation. Here is what a friend of mine did when he went to Sweden last year to obtain a Personnummer. He just accepted ANY job that was arround (thats right...ANY job) just to get a Personnummer. What happens after a couple of weeks or months if you get fired or quit your job is not important. What is important is that a PN is longlife valid!! So once you have one...you have it forever. The most simple way to obtain a PN in Sweden is....to get a job. You can also start your own business in Sweden but thats another story. The Swedish system has a lot of red tape, so you´ll need to think out of the box to beat that. The only thing which you can do WITHOUT a PN in Sweden is to buy a house (or infact any property). Even a car you can´t buy because without a PN you can´t register it in Sweden in your name. cheers
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Tittar replied to the thread Software Jobs - without speaking swedish? on the Sweden forum:
mctechguy initially posted:
I am a skilled software engineer from the USA that would like to live and work in Sweden. Is it possible for me to work only speaking English?
Tittar replied most recently with:
Should not be any problem at all
SirYazan replied most recently with:
Absolutely, you could work in international companies such as Ericsson. I work there and we have people from all over the world. The only challenge is getting a job here.
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Tittar replied to the thread private healthcare in Sweden on the Sweden forum:
Lonewolfnl2002 initially posted:
Hi does anyone aprox. knows how much a private healthcare insurance costs for 2 adults (44 and 35 yo)and one young child of 4 yo? I ask this because Swedish migration service want us to show a healthcare certificate which is valid for ONE year, with FULL coverage. I am EU citizen and our kid also,my wife is not. Right now we still live in Paraguay. Thanks in advance...regards, Johan
Tittar replied most recently with:
Fees for foreign citizens Foreign citizens are entitled to emergency care in Sweden. If you come from another EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you need a European Health Insurance Card to prove that you are entitled to emergency care at the ordinary fee. If you do not have a card, you may have to pay the entire cost. If you obtain non-emergency care and do not want to pay more than the fee, you must have a certificate indicating that your country of origin will pay the rest. If you do not have such a certificate, you will be responsible for the entire cost. If you come from most countries outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland, you will have to pay the entire cost of emergency or any other type of care. Link: http://www.1177.se/Stockholm/Other-languages/Engelska/Regler-och-rattigheter/Patientavgifter/ I see it as that to obtain insurance in the country you are resident in
Lonewolfnl2002 replied most recently with:
Anyone?? Is it that hard to find people who know anything about private healthcare in Sweden???
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hoapersson replied to the thread Living in Malmo? on the Sweden forum:
gavin21 initially posted:
I am considering relocating my family from Melbourne Australia to Malmo Sweden. While I have been reading mostly positive and complimentary posts about Sweden, I am a bit concerned with what appears to be an increase in racial disharmony and violence. Is this a big enough issue to reconsider a move to Malmo
hoapersson replied most recently with:
hi. Iam vietnamese, my husband is swedes . Iam moving to Malmo in june. I wanna make new friends from Malmo :)
manjeeta replied most recently with:
Hi Gavin, I find Malmo a great city. I enjoy the international culture here and feel comfortable and safe here. Hope that helps.
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