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How do I find a place to live in Groningen?

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

"Finding a place to live in Groningen, involves several steps. First, you need to determine your budget and the type of accommodation you're looking for. This could range from a room in a shared house, a studio apartment, or a larger family home. Next, you should start your search online. Websites like Pararius, Funda, and Kamernet are popular platforms for finding rental properties in the Netherlands. These sites allow you to filter by location, price, size, and type of property. Social media can also be a useful tool in your search. There are several Facebook groups dedicated to housing in Groningen where people often post available rooms or apartments. Another option is to engage the services of a real estate agent. They can help you navigate the rental market, arrange viewings, and handle negotiations with landlords. However, this service usually comes at a cost. If you're a student, you might want to consider university housing. The University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences both offer accommodation for international students. Once you've found a potential place, it's important to visit it in person before making any commitments. This will give you a chance to check the condition of the property, its proximity to amenities, and get a feel for the neighborhood. Finally, when you're ready to secure a place, you'll need to sign a rental agreement. Make sure to read this carefully and understand all the terms before signing. You'll also typically need to pay a deposit, usually equivalent to one or two months' rent. Remember, finding a place to live can take time, so it's best to start your search well in advance of your move," commented one expat who made the move to Groningen, The Netherlands.

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We've partnered with Homelike, to connect expats and newcomers with temporary accommodations in Netherlands. If you're moving to Netherlands, rent a short-term, furnished apartment or home for the first few months from Homelike and take your time figuring out the best place to live in Netherlands.
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