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Friday, August 20th, 2021

Deciding what interest fixed term to go for

How long should I fix the interest for? This is something clients often don’t think too much about. Yet, it is a strategic decision of what best fits your situation vs the costs. Generally, the longer the interest is fixed, the more security you get, but it comes at a price. We will explain the....

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Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Investing in Dutch real estate and buy-to-let mortgages

Investing in Dutch real estate and buy-to-let mortgages Buying a property to rent out is a very interesting opportunity right now. Savings rates are incredibly low at 0% and the real estate market In The Netherlands is booming due to the shortage in homes. If you have savings this opportunity is definitely something you can....

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Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Opportunities for homeowners in an overheated market?

Opportunities for homeowners in an overheated market? Housing prices have steadily been increasing over the last few years in The Netherlands. What started with the bigger cities has now shifted towards the whole metro area "Randstad'' and even more remote towns. Interest rates have been dropping and it looks like there is not much room....

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Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Insurances for Dutch expats moving abroad

Insurances for Dutch expats moving abroad Care-free living, working or travelling abroad with the right expat insurances.   Working and living abroad for a while is a unique experience and is often interesting for your career. Even if you go abroad for a different reason than work and a longer period of time, for example;....

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Friday, February 19th, 2021

The main mortgage updates you can encounter in 2021

The main mortgage updates you can encounter in 2021 Every year, the Dutch government, the Dutch Banking Association and Nibud update the mortgage rules in the Netherlands. The new rules and regulations took effect on the 1st of January 2021. But, what does this exactly mean for homebuyers in the Netherlands? We have made a....

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Friday, January 29th, 2021

What happens to your mortgage when you sell your home?

What happens to my mortgage when I sell my house and do I need to pay any penalties or taxes? As an expat living abroad there is a big chance you won’t live in The Netherlands forever. We often get questions during a mortgage intake from clients what happens to the mortgage when you end....

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