How can I buy a house in Skyrim? How much do I have to pay? Can I put an alchemy table or an enchanter table in it? Do I've to solve a quest to get a house?
You can buy several houses in Skyrim:
*House can be upgraded to have an Alchemy Lab
The house listings above is great but here is the trick to get your houses for free.
You do actually need the money to buy the house but all can be bought for no gold out of pocket. When you're able to buy your house, save your game in front of the person. Now look for a chest/cupboard/dresser/container close to you. Click on buy the house then click confirm. Here's where the magic happens.
Right after you confirm buying, exit out of the chat and quickly run to the container. "Sprint shout" is sometimes needed to achieve this since you only have around 6 second to achieve this. Run to container open and drop ALL your GOLD in container, then exit container. If you pulled it off after exiting the container the chat should have now timed out and you received your House Key.
Now just go back to the container and get all your Gold back. This does not trigger stealing. You can't get your house furnishings for free but hey FREE HOUSES.
Like Wimpey, the first poster said, the minimum price for a house is 5000, and unless you use the exploiting method that Master said (that hasn't been confirmed yet, and you need all the gold anyway,) you can get a house for free.
I obtained the cheapest house that wasn't free, 5000; it's stationed in Whiterun and it comes with a storage chest. You can, of course, buy furnishings and upgrades to make it much nicer. However, to be allowed to buy this house, you must first complete the Bleak Falls Barrow quest by delivering the Dragonstone to the Jarl's Mage along the main quest.
Best of luck with your house search. Just a note that to become the Thieves Guild Guildmaster, you must own the 25,000 Septim manor in Solitude first.
protected by fredley♦ Feb 24 '14 at 9:04
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