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Thursday, November 17th, 2022

How does the energy label impact the price of a Dutch property?

How does the energy label impact the price of a Dutch property? According to the NVM (a Dutch real estate agent association), housing prices for energy efficient homes outpaced those with a lower energy efficiency. These properties are also on the market for a shorter period of time and buyers are more keen to overbid....

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Friday, December 10th, 2021

What can you expect in a mortgage intake meeting?

What can you expect in a mortgage intake meeting? Before you start viewing potential properties to buy it is a good idea to get insight in your financial capabilities. The main question is often “how much can I borrow?”. But besides this there is much more to discover with regard to mortgages.   Our mortgage....

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Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

An overview of changes for Dutch mortgages in 2022

An overview of changes for Dutch mortgages in 2022 At the start of every new year there are some changes in the rules concerning mortgages. We have summarized the main changes that impact home owners and new mortgage applications. 1. Tax rebate on mortgage interest payments and expenses   The tax rebate on mortgage interest....

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Monday, November 29th, 2021

Buying a new-build property

Buying a new-build property  The housing market in The Netherlands is very competitive. Every property that comes on the market is sold in no time with many bidders competing pushing prices up. In this article we will summarize some of the main points to consider if you might be interested in buying a new-build property. ....

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Friday, November 12th, 2021

Refinance your mortgage – explained for expats in The Netherlands

Refinance your mortgage – explained for expats in The Netherlands Mortgage interest rates in The Netherlands are currently very low. In fact they are lower than they have ever been and it is expected that they could be increasing again according to forecasts of banks such as ABN AMRO and ING. This means there could....

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Monday, September 27th, 2021

The BEST way for expats to buy a house in the Netherlands

The BEST way for expats to buy a house in the Netherlands Are you thinking about buying a house in the Netherlands? Lots of expats do at some point during their stay. With the sky-high rental prices in most of the bigger Dutch cities, who can blame them? Especially due to the incredibly low interest....

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