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Real Estate in Budapest

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 11, 2022

Summary: People living in Budapest, Hungary offer advice about real estate. How do you find a home in Budapest? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

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How do I find a place to live in Budapest?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"We looked online and found it on a Ingatlan (Realtor) Hungarian/English site. Wasn't very hard to look through the pictures. You can also use sites like xpatloop.com to help locate the Realtors. Housing in Budapest is expensive right now for anything above 900 sq ft. and hard to find," explained one expat living in Budapest, Hungary.

"I already knew the neighborhood from spending a summer here working as an intern. Found my apartment by asking friends & looking for apartments with roommates," said another person in Budapest.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Italy, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and the Living in Panama Guide. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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