Data is the new gold

Data is the new gold

A home inspection: yes or no?

A home inspection: yes or no?

Moving to the Netherlands? Consider The Hague!

Moving to the Netherlands? Consider The Hague!

‘Delft, a picturesque town with international and world-famous painters and scientists’

‘Delft, a picturesque town with international and world-famous painters and scientists’

6 november 2019

Sophie Jonkers- Leembruggen has been an expat expert for 15 years and works at real estate agency Kimmel & Co in The Hague. Sophie will detail the most important tips & tricks for you to know when you’re looking at renting in the greater The Hague area. Can you rent a house without an estate agent, and what are things to look out for? You’ll find the answers below...

30 oktober 2019

NVM brokers are constantly developing and expanding the services they offer. Over the next few months, the MVA Certified Expat Brokers are adding yet another few extras to their services...

22 oktober 2019

After a successful search, you’ve bought a house. The purchase agreement has been signed, the mortgage applied for, and the preparations for the actual move are in full swing. The day of the key transfer has arrived...

11 oktober 2019

Recent changes in the Dutch tenancy law have resulted in different types of tenancy agreements. What is the purpose of having multiple types of tenancy agreements and what are the differences? Jeroen de Bruijn, MVA Certified Expat Broker at the Dutch Housing Centre, will give you more information about the various types of tenancy agreements...

9 september 2019

Amstelveen is a well-known and beloved city because of its convenient location and peaceful atmosphere. Because of its popularity, Amstelveen has become a hotspot for international newcomers to settle. In 2015, 7.5% of all residents in Amstelveen were expats, whereas in Amsterdam only 4% of the community consisted of international inhabitants...

22 august 2019

On Thursday September 5th, a special event for international buyers will take place at real estate firm Eefje Voogd Makelaardij Global City As the commercial capital of the Netherlands and one of the top financial centers in Europe, Amsterdam is considered an alpha world city by the Globalization and World Cities study group. Many of the world’s largest companies are based in Amsterdam. And in...

21 august 2018

We understand that moving abroad brings major challenges and changes for you and your family. Therefore, we would like to assist you, as an MVA Certified Expat Broker specialized in working with Expats from all over the world, in the best way we can. Benedikte Zijlstra, MVA Certified Expat Broker at Meijs & Alink Makelaardij, will tell you all about it. Rental agent or buying...

21 augustus 2018

The housing market in Holland can be really hectic and slightly overwhelming. The rules and regulations for acquiring real estate might also be different from what you are used to. Els Verpoorten, MVA Certified Expat Broker at Eefje Voogd Makelaardij, will tell you all about it. In her blog below you can read about the current real estate market for expats...

29 july 2018

Buying a new property is always exciting and sometimes nerve-wracking, especially if it’s not your home country. You might find you have a lot of questions concerning the way things are done in the Netherlands. Of course, an “aankoopmakelaar” (purchasing agent) can help you out. Jose Bastiaenen-Coenen, MVA Certified Expat Broker, will tell you all about it...

12 july 2019

When buying a home in Amsterdam, it’s very likely that you’ll become a member of a Homeowners Association. The Association of Owners in the Netherlands is responsible for the communal parts of the building like the halls, roof, pipes, walls, stairs, etc. You pay a contribution to the VvE for maintenance, insurance and communal expenses. Remco Panman, MVA Certified Expat Broker, will tell you all...

21 february 2019

With the increasing offer of newly built houses in Amsterdam, it can be interesting to know a bit more about the process of buying one. Buying a newly built home is different from buying an existing house. When buying the house, for example, you buy it from the project developer, and the price will be ‘without additional costs payable by the purchaser’. Willem Schilder, MVA Certified Expat Broker, will tell you all about it...

10 August 2018

There’s no denying the appeal of Amsterdam. A metropolis. By all standards. Immensely popular to reside in, to work there, to live it, and to visit...