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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]

Moving to the Netherlands

Where to live near Amsterdam


Excellent transport links mean that living outside of Amsterdam and commuting daily is a viable option, opening up your options for finding a Dutch property.

Living in Amsterdam

Where to live in Amsterdam


If you're moving Amsterdam, discover which Amsterdam districts will suit your housing needs when looking where to stay in Amsterdam.

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.

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.

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.

Where to live in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

Where to live in Leeuwarden

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Leeuwarden offers an affordable and comfortable lifestyle in a beautiful old city surrounded by green spaces and waterways.

Where to live in Groningen, the Netherlands

Where to live in Groningen


Discover historical Groningen, a vibrant university city in the north of the Netherlands that has one of the country's youngest populations.

Life in Delft, the Netherlands

Where to live in Delft

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Wedged between The Hague and Rotterdam, Delft is a beautiful historical town that attracts those seeking a quieter lifestyle with good city connections.

Where to live in Haarlem, the Netherlands

Where to live in Haarlem


Haarlem is a beautiful old city, close to the beach, and only 15 minutes by train from Amsterdam Central Station.

Tax benefits for house buyers in the Netherlands

The tax advantages of buying a house in the Netherlands


If you are planning to buy a house or apartment in the Netherlands, you could be eligible for Dutch tax benefits, some specifically advantageous to expats.

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.

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.

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.

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