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Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Mortgage changes in 2023

Dutch mortgage changes in 2023 With the year almost over it is time to look at the changes that lay ahead with regard to buying a property and obtaining a mortgage. 1. NHG limit will increase with € 50.000   NHG stands for the Dutch National Mortgage Guarantee foundation. They offer property owners a safety....

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

5 frequent questions by first time buyers

5 frequent questions by first time buyers What does the process look like when I want to buy a house?   The first step is a good preparation. You should have a clear view on what are you looking for and if for example you want to be advised by a real estate agent. Get....

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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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