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Real Estate in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on May 08, 2023

Summary: The most desirable neighborhoods in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia are Al-Rashid, Al-Aziziyah, Al-Khobar Corniche, and Al-Khobar Heights. The average cost to buy a nice 2 bedroom home in Al Khobar is around $200,000 USD, while a nice 3 bedroom home can cost around $250,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, central heating, and a fully equipped kitchen. Foreigners are allowed to own property in Al Khobar, however, they must obtain a permit from the Ministry of Interior. When searching for a home to buy in Al Khobar, expats should consider their budget, desired location, and the type of amenities they are looking for. It is also important to research the local real estate market and consult with a real estate agent to ensure they are getting the best deal.

How do I find a place to live in Al Khobar?

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

"One way to find a place to live in Al Khobar is to search online for rental listings. Websites such as Expat.com, Bayut.com, and Property Finder offer a variety of rental listings in the area. Additionally, you can search for rental listings on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, you can contact local real estate agents who specialize in the area to help you find a suitable place to live. Finally, you can also ask friends and family who live in the area for recommendations," said one person in Al Khobar.

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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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