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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 08, 2023

Summary: The most desirable neighborhoods in Stavanger, Norway are Våland, Hillevåg, and Madla. The average cost to buy a nice 2 bedroom home in Stavanger is around $400,000 USD, while a nice 3 bedroom home is around $500,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as updated kitchens, bathrooms, and living spaces. Foreigners are allowed to purchase property in Stavanger, however, they must obtain a residence permit from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration. The best way for an expat to search for a home to buy in Stavanger is to use a real estate agent or search online for listings. It is also important to research the local market and understand the different neighborhoods in the city.

How do I find a place to live in Stavanger?

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

"One of the best ways to find a place to live in Stavanger is to search online for rental listings. There are many websites that offer listings for apartments, houses, and other types of rental properties in the area. Additionally, you can also search for rental listings in local newspapers and on bulletin boards in the city. Additionally, you can also contact local real estate agents who can help you find a suitable place to live in Stavanger," explained one expat living in Stavanger, Norway.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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