Expat Neighborhoods

Common expat neighborhoods include:

• Ixelles
• Etterbeek
• Woluwe
• Brussels

Rental Housing Cost

Rent depends on the type, size, and location of the property:

• 1 Bed: 900 – 1,200 EUR
• 2 Bed: 1,200 – 1,500 EUR
• 3 Bed: 1,800 – 2,200 EUR

• 2 Bed: 1,700 – 2,100 EUR
• 3 Bed: 2,200 – 2,800 EUR
• 4 Bed: 3,500 EUR up


Local Details


Brussels has a comprehensive transport system with bus, tram, and metro in the city center. The metro system does not extend to the suburban areas.

Fun Facts

Brussels has 138 restaurants per square mile. It is a foodie’s paradise with a wide range of options of fine dining, healthy, local, street food, and sea food.

Belgians do not share one common language, there are 3 official languages in Belgium. In Brussels people mostly speak French and Flemish Dutch, in other parts of the country you can also hear German, which is the third language spoken in German.

Local Currency