The Rental Guide

Your personal guide on the rental market. Here you’ll find everything from guides, rules and regulations to interviews and news.


Find housing quickly – our best tips!

In an ideal situation, your move is planned and you have plenty of time to set everything up. However, there might be times when you need to find a new home fast.This can be challenge, especially if you’re looking for a place to rent in one of the bigger cities – but there are possibilities! We have put together our best tips to maximize your chances of finding a home in a quick and safe way.

1. Widen the search area and your criteria

Don’t be stuck in your mind about just one place, since there might be other interesting areas just around the corner. The public transportation system usually works well and geographical distance does therefore not necessary mean longer travel time. Make a broad search and you will get more options to choose from.

2. Short-term 

Can’t find a long term housing within your preferences? Then it might be a good idea to have a look at short term solutions. While you are renting the new home short term, you have more time to find yourself a long term solution. 

3. Make a good first impression

The first contact with your future landlord usually comes through an advertisement or a phone call. Since the competition among those who are looking for place to rent can be tough, put some extra time on your search profile and think about how can stand out from the crowd. When contacting for meeting you possible future landlord – be polite, show up in time and ask relevant questions.

4. It’s better to be safe than sorry!

Even though it might feel stressful to find a place to rent, you shouldn’t take stupid and unnecessary risks. Don’t pay rents in advance for a home that you haven’t seen. Make sure that the landlord is allowed to rent out the property and that the rent is reasonable.

A quick and safe way to find a home is to search through Samtrygg. With a free profile as a housing applicant at Samtrygg, you can book impressions among hundreds of properties that are available right now and you will also get info when new homes that are right for you become available – first of all. New ads are published every day so this can maximize your chances. Take the first step and create a free profile as a homeowner today!