How do I apply for accomodation on BostadsPortal?

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At BostadsPortal, it's easy and efficient for you to find your next dream accommodation.

In this article, we'll go through everything you need to know to get started - including how to create a user account on BostadsPortal, find relevant properties, and establish contact with potential landlords.


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How to create a user account and purchase a subscription on BostadsPortal

To take advantage of all our tools as a housing seeker - such as saving your searches and receiving notifications about new properties - you need to create a free profile. To contact landlords, you need an active subscription.


  1. Press the 'Contact' or 'To the landlord' button on the advertisement

  2. Choose the subscription plan you want
    All our subscriptions are non binding, with automatic renewal. you can cancel the agreement any time within the ongoing payment period.

  3. Choose payment method
    When purchasing a subscription on our website, you can choose between card payment and Apple Pay.

  4. Then, fill in your profile information and accept BostadsPortal's terms
    Optionally, you can also sign up for our newsletter and service emails, packed with information and useful tips for your housing search.

Note: If you use BostadsPortal's app on Android or iPhone, you need to purchase the subscription plan through App Store or Google Play.

How to search for a rental property on BostadsPortal

For the best experience, we recommend that you are logged into your user profile when searching for properties on BostadsPortal.

  1. Enter the city or town in the search field or select the desired property type under 'Categories' on the front page of BostadsPortal

  2. Filter and sort your search in the left column
    The more specific your search is, the more relevant results you will see.

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How to receive notifications about new properties via Search Agents

We always recommend our property seekers to save their searches as a Search Agent. This way, you'll automatically receive an email whenever a new property matching your search criteria is listed on BostadsPortal.

You can create a Search Agent by clicking 'Activate Search Agent' in your search results, as shown in the image above.

You can access your Search Agents by clicking on your profile picture in the top right corner and then selecting 'Search Agents'. Here, you can view, extend, or delete your Search Agents. You can save as many Search Agents as you'd like.

You can read more about Search Agents here.

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How to contact a landlord on BostadsPortal

Click on the 'Contact' or 'To the landlord' button on the property listing you're interested in to send a message to the landlord.

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We strongly recommend putting effort into sending a good and comprehensive application. The better your message, the greater the chance of being invited for a viewing and being chosen as a tenant.

Find useful tips for your housing application here.

Contact the landlord by phone

In some cases, you also have the option to obtain the landlord's phone number. However, this is only possible for landlords who have chosen to add a telephone number to their listing.

If there is no number in the contact field, the landlord does not wish to be contacted by phone, and you should therefore use the 'Contact' or 'To the landlord' button

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It is not possible to contact BostadsPortal's customer service to obtain a phone number or other information about a landlord.

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