Property maintenance costs in Finland
In Finland, costs for maintenance start at €1,000 for an apartment or holiday home. According to Pellervo Taloustutkimus, a Finnish think tank, property maintenance will gain 3.1% on average per year up to 2017. In addition to these expenses, buyers should take into account repairs that may incur another
All homeowners in Finland pay municipal tax at the beginning of each calendar year calculated on a basic rate that varies from 0.37% to 3.0% depending on the value of property.
|For other categories||0.80–1.55|
|For construction in progress||1.00–3.00|
*Rates for different municipalities may vary.
Utilities are the most expensive in Helsinki where it costs about €950/month to maintain a 60 sq. m. apartment and €1,900 for 120 sq. m. The cheapest utility services are found in Rauma and Kouvola where owners pay approximately €600/month for a 60 sq. m. apartment and €900 for 120 sq. m.