But when you think 'Stockholm', do you think Södermalm, Östermalm, and maybe Kungsholmen?
Or do you think Täby, Upplands Väsby, Järfälla, and Huddinge?
“Many people who are new in Stockholm think that they have to be central – but they don't realize all the opportunities there are outside the city,” says Mohamed Hamid, co-founder of housing service Homii.
"Living in the suburbs it not as bad as people think," agrees American expat Lindsey LaMont. "Take a chance living in the 'burbs!"
So where is it you should be looking for housing? How can expats find home, sweet home?
This article was produced by The Local and sponsored by Stockholm Business Region.