Owner-occupied housing is the most popular form of housing in Finland. You can find your own home through a real estate agency, for example. The Building theme provides information for those who are building their own house.
Purchasing your own home is a big investment, whether you intend to buy a home or build your own. The biggest factors influencing the purchase decision are the price, cost of living and mortgages. Read more on owner-occupied housing at the Ministry of the Environment website.
It is important and often even obligatory for a resident to have home insurance. In practice, home insurance covers the movable objects inside your home. It's for your own protection against damages.