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Rentals in the Netherlands

Serviced apartments and short-term rentals in the Netherlands


Short-term rentals and serviced apartments are a great solution for people moving to Amsterdam (or other Dutch cities) for a few short months, and for employers looking to relocate staff members to the Netherlands for a temporary project.

Moving Abroad

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition

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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.

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.

Amsterdam rental agent

Renting out your home in the Netherlands

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

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.

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


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

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.

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.

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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