Real Estate in Sweden
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Last updated on Nov 27, 2021
Expats and retirees talk about real estate in Sweden? How do you find a home in Sweden? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?
How do I find a place to live in Sweden?
We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:
"My husband was very particular on where we would live. Believe it or not, there are slumps in Sweden and Swedes are so careful about where and how they live that "addresses" are important statements of their "class".
We got a tip through some friends,"
remarked another member in Stockholm.
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