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Dutch mortgages

Your guide to Dutch mortgages


This step-by-step guide explains how to secure a mortgage in the Netherlands, including Dutch mortgage calculators, Dutch mortgage rates and mortgage brokers for expats.

Expat Fair in Eindhoven

Join "i am not a tourist" in Eindhoven at the Expat Fair for Internationals


The "i am not a tourist" Expat Fair Eindhoven is the biggest event for internationals living, working, studying or setting up a business in the South of the Netherlands.

Housing Survey

Home sweet home or house from hell?


Finding a decent place to live can be extremely difficult in the Netherlands and the International Community Advisory Panel would like to know more about your experiences. [Contributed by ICAP]

Dutch house prices

Dutch housing market: looking back on 2016 and to the future


For the housing market in the Netherlands, 2016 was a strong year. Higher Dutch house prices, lower mortgage interest rates and greater confidence in Dutch real estate has encouraged more expats to own rather than rent.

expat housing - expat forum

Expatica's 2017 Expat Survey - your chance to win an EUR 25 Amazon gift car...


The first thing new expatriates do is look for a home. Global expat forum Expatica wants to find out who makes up this vast network of expats looking for a house to improve current housing services for internationals. Help us help you by filling out our survey and enter a draw for an Amazon voucher!

Amsterdam property guide: Where to find Amsterdam housing properties for sa...


Everything you need to know before buying a house in Amsterdam plus information about where to find any Amsterdam property for sale including Amsterdam apartments. [Contributed by Viisi]

Dutch mortgage tips: Adjusting your mortgage’s interest rate by changing yo...


The rise in housing prices in the Netherlands combined with record-low interest rates can help homeowners see big monthly savings. Here are some helpful tips to lower mortgage interest rates in the Netherlands.

Buy-to-let mortgages in the Netherlands

Buy-to-let mortgages in the Netherlands


Foreigners can invest in buy-to-let property in the Netherlands, provided certain conditions are met.

Dutch housing terms

Dutch housing terms to find accommodation in the Netherlands


House-hunting in the Netherlands? Here's a list of Dutch housing terms to help you find a room, apartment or house in the Netherlands, whether to rent or buy.

Buying a Dutch barge

Living on a Dutch barge


If you're searching for a new home, why not consider living on a boat? Roberta Cowan talks with 'live-aboard converts' about the advantages and disadvantages of life on the Dutch canals.

Buying a house

Buying a property in the Netherlands


Foreigners can freely buy a house in the Netherlands, but you should know the quirks of the Dutch housing market before buying your home in the Netherlands.

Top tips for buying property abroad

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad


Reduce the risk of legal pitfalls and bad property investments with this guide to buying property abroad.

Tax benefits for house buyers in the Netherlands

Tax advantages for expat house buyers


Buying a home in the Netherlands? Real estate specialist Jaap Russchen spells out the tax advantages.

How to invest in property

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad


If you want to buy property abroad, read these 10 common mistakes made by real estate investors to avoid making similar costly mistakes.

Dealing with difficult neighbours in the Netherlands

Dealing with difficult neighbours


Our criminal law expert advises a reader on how to deal with a neighbour who refuses to follow the 'house rules', and advises what general steps you can take to resolve the issue.

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