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Expat Fair: Moving to the Netherlands

"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair


Learn Dutch, taste delicious Dutch cuisine, join clubs and groups, make new connections, discover the secret to buying a house in the Netherlands and more, at one of the top events in Amsterdam.

Rent student accommodation in Amsterdam

Student accommodation in Amsterdam


If you have not been allocated a room in student housing, here are tips and links to help you find private student accommodation in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam rental market

Putting your Amsterdam rental property on the market


Owning a property in Amsterdam is a valuable investment. Rent out property in Amsterdam to expats after you leave the Netherlands to enhance your eventual profit as housing prices continue to rise.

Renting in Amsterdam

Renting in Amsterdam


From quiet suburbs to vibrant central suburbs, this guide will help you find a home in Amsterdam in your ideal neighbourhood in the Dutch capital.

Rent a stunning beach villa in the Netherlands

Rent a stunning beach villa in the Netherlands


Renting a short stay beach villa is a welcome option in comparison to hotel rooms and cold serviced apartment solutions. [Contributed by Strandvillas]

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.

Renting a property in the Netherlands


Looking to rent an apartment or house in the Netherlands? Read about the quirks of the Dutch rental market to avoid any renting pitfalls.

Moving house in the Netherlands

10 things to do before moving out of your apartment in the Netherlands


Here are 10 practical tips for moving out of your apartment in the Netherlands, from terminating your lease to forwarding your post.

Renting in the Netherlands

Fair rent for all in the Netherlands


Housing law expert Guido Zijlstra offers an easy guide to Dutch accommodation laws and gives advice on how to get your rent reduced in the Netherlands.

Housing agencies in the Netherlands

A renter's guide to dealing with housing agencies


Mike Russell describes the pitfalls to watch for and questions to ask when navigating the labyrinth of housing agencies in the Netherlands.

Leaving Dutch rental accommodation

Leaving Dutch rental accommodation

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A Canadian expat finds that leaving his rented accommodation in the Netherlands isn’t quite as easy as expected. Housing expert Mike Russell offers advice.

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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