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  • Finding a home »

    Houses/apartments for rent are often advertised in the local newspaper. In addition, there are several websites where you can find rented accommodation. Some estate agents offer houses/apartments ...

  • Renting a home »

    On this page :Your rights as a tenant - Lease - Deposit - Housing allowance - Terminating the tenancy

  • Owning a home »

    On this page :First-time buyer mortgage - Start loan from your municipality - Basic loan from the Norwegian State Housing Bank - Housing grants - Home insurance - Home contents insurance

  • Waste and recycling collection »

    Different municipalities have different waste disposal schemes. Check with your local municipality. Many municipalities sort waste, which means that waste such as paper and food waste is sorted in...

  • Fire safety in the home »

    Most of those who die in fires in their own home die of smoke poisoning. The correct fire protection equipment reduces the risk of injury or death in the event of fire. Smoke detectors Smoke detec...