HomeHousing in Finland

Housing: Helsinki & Finland-wide

Renting, Furnished apartments, Business and Project accommodation, Searching, Utilities, Buying, Selling, Estate agents, Terminology, Student housing.
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Housing section:

  • Housing, Conditions, & Utilities Finnish housing, Heating and district heating, Housing companies & shares, Utilities: electricity, water & phone, Furniture rental, Conditions of residence
  • Real Estate Terminology Finnish real estate terms & abbreviations in English; online list and PDF
  • Finding Housing in Finland Finding housing online, Search engines, Guide to using Finnish housing search engines
  • Furnished & Serviced Apartments Short- to long-term rentals of furnished apartments in Helsinki and throughout Finland, Furniture rental and furnishing services
  • Corporate Accommodation Fully furnished serviced business apartments, well-equipped and comfortable
  • Project Accommodation Local furnished employee accommodation for project teams of up to 200 throughout Finland
  • Realtors | Estate Agents Finnish realtors / real estate agents, Property valuation, Marketing and showings, Conveyancing, Costs and commissions 
  • Selling Property Selling apartments and houses, Seller's rights and responsibilities, Documentation required, Provision of information, Notification of defects
  • Renting In Finland Rental property in Finland, Tenancy agreements, Leases, Rights and responsibilities of tenants and lessors, Sub-tenancy 
  • Buying Property Types of housing purchases, Transfer tax, Terminology of Apartment Purchases
  • Investing in Property Finnish real estate market, Helsinki vs, regional markets, Property prices, Investment advice, Property management, Commercial property, Tax on property investments
  • Home Loans Bank loans, Criteria for obtaining loans, Government guarantee for mortgages
  • Tax Advantages First-time homebuyers' exemption from transfer tax, Tax deduction for renovations & repairs, Capital gains exemption
  • Financial Assistance Council housing (state-subsidised housing), Kela housing allowances and supplements
  • Student Housing Student apartments; types and conditions, Student Housing Services, Housing applications, Furniture rental
  • Emergency Accommodation Finnish organizations which can arrange temporary residence or services for the homeless, or people in crisis or violent situations
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