By understanding the rental housing market and following these guidelines, you'll be well-prepared to find a comfortable home on Lolland.
Types of Rental Properties
Lolland offers a range of rental properties to suit different preferences and budgets. You can find apartments and houses. Apartments are a popular choice, especially in the cities, while houses provide more space and privacy.
Rental Prices and Expenses
Rental prices on Lolland are generally lower compared to larger cities in Denmark, making it an affordable place to live. The cost of renting will vary depending on factors such as location, property size, and condition. As a general guideline, you can expect to pay around DKK 4,000 to DKK 7,000 per month for a one-bedroom apartment, and prices increase accordingly for larger properties. Keep in mind that additional expenses, such as utilities (electricity, water, heating), internet, and possibly parking, may not be included in the rent, and should be factored into your budget.
Finding Rental Listings
In the last years the interest in Lolland has increased, many newcomers are moving here, as a result the rental marked for housing is very popular. Especially in the center of Maribo and the area around, it can be more difficult to find something to rent. There is on the other hand, many options for renting in other locations on Lolland.
To find available rental properties on Lolland, you can explore various online platforms and real estate websites. Use the Danish term "lejebolig" in your online search to access a range of platforms offering tailored rental property listings. Easily refine your search by location, property type, size, and price to quickly identify ideal housing options. Additionally, local newspapers, e.g., Folketidende or Lolland-Posten for adverts, and community notice boards might also advertise rental properties.
Contacting Landlords and Property Agents
Once you find a property of interest, reach out to the landlord or property agent to inquire about availability, viewing arrangements, and the application process. Be prepared to provide necessary documents such as identification, proof of income, and references. It's essential to communicate clearly and promptly to secure your desired rental property.
Tenancy Agreements and Rights
Before signing a tenancy agreement, carefully review its terms and conditions. The agreement should outline the duration of the lease, rent payment terms, and responsibilities of both the tenant and the landlord. Familiarize yourself with your rights as a tenant in Denmark to ensure a fair and smooth rental experience.
Local Assistance and Support
If you have any questions about renting, you are welcome to contact Lolland Municipality’s international consultant.
Martina Frang Mostad
+ 45 23 99 59 36
Femern Belt Housing
If you work on the Femern Belt project, you can also take a look at the Femern Belt Developments platform. That is an overview of quality housing and modern business facilities and a key hub between local property owners on South Zealand/Lolland-Falster and their potential new tenants.