Macedonia is a very inexpensive country for living; having 300 to 400 euros of income or savings for the first time, it is possible to live for a month without super-effort in terms of savings, provided that you do not rent accommodation. For a family of 3 people, 1,000 euros are considered a fairly good income.
As for the purchase of real estate, a small house in the average condition will cost about 20,000 euros. The price depends on the city and location relative to the city center.
Rental dwelling in Skopje: a 2-bedroom apartment, not in the city center, about 45 square meters, will cost 180 to 200 euros per month; an apartment in the city center will cost 250 to 300 euros. The cheapest accommodation in Skopje can be found for 120 to 130 euros. Daily rent of suits is 25 to 30 euro per day off-season. Dwelling for rent is almost always in good condition.
Not in Skopje, but in smaller towns, a 2-3-room apartment can be rented for 120 to 150 euros per month. Excellent towns for life: Strumica, Negotino, Gevgelija, Valandovo, Stip, Kriva Palanka. There is a bus service to Skopje from each of them; a two-way ticket costs approximately 300 to 800 denars.