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Rent a house in the Netherlands

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.

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.

Living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

A guide to the neighbourhoods of Amsterdam


Moving to Amsterdam? Here's a guided tour through the best parts of the Dutch capital, which remains one of Europe's best cities to live in.

The Plantage

Amsterdam Neighbourhood: the peaceful Plantage


The Plantage, the ‘cultural garden of Amsterdam’, is an easy-to-access, quiet residential area located in the heart of the city; however, it also offers a peaceful and relaxing place surrounded by nature and greenery.

Why move to Eindhoven

Three great reasons to move to Eindhoven


Many expats pick Amsterdam when they have a choice of where to move in the Netherlands, but there are other great cities to explore, and Eindhoven is one of them, with such great advantages as a thriving tech scene, a relaxed atmosphere, and a lower cost of living.

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition


Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and children in tow, making the transition to a new country a little more complicated.

Seven things to look for when buying a house in the Netherlands


Are you an expat looking to buy a new home in the Netherlands? Here are seven expert tips to help you navigate the Dutch real estate market and secure your dream property.

Staying for a short time in the Netherlands: how to feel at home

Staying for a short time in the Netherlands: how to feel at home


Those who are coming to the Netherlands for just a few months to a year may have trouble figuring out where to stay, what to do and how to fit in when they get here.

Life in Leiden, in the Netherlands

Where to live in Leiden


Set in the heart of the Randstad, Leiden is a picturesque college town that in many ways is the cultural and intellectual epicentre of the region.

Het Gooi

Where to live in Het Gooi


With its lush green forests, rolling hills and affluent neighbourhoods, Het Gooi is one of the most coveted places to live in the Netherlands.

Mortgage in the Netherlands

New solutions for expats struggling to finance their Dutch home


For expats in the Netherlands or Dutch citizens abroad, buying and financing a home in the Netherlands can be a challenging operation.

Amsterdam rental agent

How to let property on the Amsterdam market with a rental agency

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Owning a property in Amsterdam is a valuable investment. With housing prices in Amsterdam still on the rise, renting out your property to expats after you leave the Netherlands can increase your eventual profit.

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.

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.

Expat Mortgages: WOZ waarde

Rising WOZ values in the Netherlands bring benefits to expats hunting for h...


The 2017 Dutch housing market is becoming even more interesting for expats and locals, thanks in part to rising property valuations—which, at first glance, doesn’t seem like much of a benefit.

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