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House in Windhelm

Asked about The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nov. 18, 2011, 2:55 p.m. by Anaksys

So I've completed the blood in the ice quest, as well as 3-4 quests given to me by the steward but have yet to be given the option to buy a home in Windhelm. What else needs to be done before I go @p3 $h!+ and kill everyone in the hold...

6 answers to this The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim question

  • Answer by Prima_Andrew

    To get the right to buy the house in Windhelm, you need to complete 5 or more quests that "benefit the community"

    Once you've done this, you'll be able to speak to the Jarl and then you'll be told that the house is up for sale.

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:31 a.m.
  • Answer by Venator

    Once you have done the quests for the Jarl, you can actually get the $5000 Windhelm house for FREE. Watch the youtube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HooIbHOjN7c. It will tell you how to get the Windhelm house for free. That's what I'm going to do. Hopefully, the guys at Bethesda won't catch that glitch and remove it in new updates or DLC.

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:31 a.m.
  • Answer by ShawnMarquardt

    when you get your house you can have a alchemy lab but you cant get a enchanters table that sucks, just use the one at dragonsreach.

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:31 a.m.
  • Answer by dgaban

    hey Prima_Andrew, any word on solving Missing in Action in a diplomatic manner?

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:31 a.m.
  • Answer by stevedanielson02

    Um... Venator... that's the house in WHITERUN. Not WINDHELM. Two different houses, two different holds. I think the house in Windhelm might be suffering a bug. I can't seem to start the quest required to buy the house (even after I completed the Stormcloaks saga and other quests around town) and after some research, it seems to be a major bug. Lots of people just can't buy it.

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:31 a.m.
  • Answer by CRJumper

    All you have to do is blood on ice, and the liberate falkreath quest thing that the jarl gives you, when you return to him after it he informs you that he needs good warriors close at hand and you can buy it. It may also require a few side quests but I'm not positive

    Oct. 22, 2013, 10:31 a.m.