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What's the first thing you do after snapping up a luxury six million kronor ($704,000) villa in Sweden, with sea views, two kitchens and a fireplace? If you're Hugh Grant: you raze it to the ground.
Property prices in Sweden may have doubled over the last 10 years, but there are still opportunities to get a real bargain in the countryside. Dennis Toth tells The Local how he renovated an old church he bought for just one Swedish krona.
Sweden's housing market is continuing to heat up, despite warnings from top economists that the situation is a bubble waiting to burst.
Living on a boat in Stockholm used to be the preserve of the rich. But as the city's housing crisis swells, could more affordable floating accommodation help provide a solution to the shortage? The Local investigates.
Sweden's controversial tax breaks for households are the most generous in the EU. But a Swedish homeowners' association has told The Local that ditching them could spark a crisis, despite other calls that they are stalling the country's economy.
Whether you've moved to Sweden to study or are about to get kicked out of your third short sublet in a year, don't miss The Local's ultimate guide to tackling one of the trickiest rental markets in Europe in 2015.
The gap between Sweden's least and most affordable homes is growing. The average apartment in the capital now goes under the hammer for the price of 17 similar digs elsewhere in the Nordic country.
Ever dreamed of owning your very own Swedish island? This gem in the heart of the Stockholm archipelago could be yours. If you have 65 million kronor ($7.5 million) to spare, that is.
After a Swedish woman was ordered to pay back 30,000 kronor ($3499) to renters she had overcharged, the Swedish Union of Tenants told The Local that the case should bring hope to others who are being ripped off.
More than ten thousand Swedes are promoting their houses and apartments on Airbnb, double the number using the site a year ago. But reports suggest many are breaking housing association rules.