What are you allowed to compared to renting

Compared to renting, owning an apartment or house allows you to decorate and remodel the place however you like. It gives you more control and freedom.

Owning a home usually gives you more space, such as attic storage or a backyard of which you are entitled to use however you like (within the legal framework).

As a house or apartment owner, you have the right to rent out your property, but you must have the approval from your housing associations, if you own a Bostadsrätt. If you want to rent out your house, you do not need any approval from an association. You have the freedom to decide to whom and when to rent out your property. In comparisons, if you rent an apartment and want to rent it out further in terms of a subletting contract, the process is more complex and the landlord might not allow this.