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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

I bought a home and was wondering if I can include renovations in the mortgage?

I bought a home and was wondering if I can include renovations in the mortgage? You bought a beautiful home but the bathroom is a bit run down and needs some work. Or you bought a real fixer-upper that completely needs to be re-done. We often get the questions from clients how this works with....

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Friday, November 6th, 2020

Personal loan in the netherlands

Personal loan in the Netherlands A personal loan can be a great way to create extra financial capacity. You can use a consumer loan for many purposes, such as to renovate your home, buy household appliances or buy a car. Whether you’re interested in knowing if you can save money on your current personal loan,....

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Friday, September 18th, 2020

Prince’s Day mortgage update: 0% transfer tax for “starters”

Prince’s Day mortgage update: 0% transfer tax for “starters” Every third Tuesday of September it is Prince’s Day in The Netherlands. This marks the start of a new parliamentary year in which the government announces their plans for the coming year.   One of this year’s plans is to help starters (between 18 and 35)....

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Monday, August 3rd, 2020

What mortgage types are there for expats in The Netherlands?

What mortgage types are there for expats in The Netherlands? You generally have 3 different mortgage types in the Netherlands you can choose from: annuity, linear or interest only. Type 1: Annuity mortgage   Most expats in the Netherlands choose an annuity mortgage. With an annuity repayment scheme, you pay a fixed monthly amount to....

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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Why you CAN buy a house in the Netherlands (Even if you’re an expat and aren’t planning on staying forever)

Why you CAN buy a house in the Netherlands (Even if you’re an expat and aren’t planning on staying forever) Has it ever crossed your mind to buy a house in the Netherlands? Has the Netherlands become your home more than you consider your native country to be your home? So much so that you....

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Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

What costs do I need to be aware of when buying a house?

What costs do I need to be aware of when buying a house? The costs are probably the least favorite part of buying a house. But being prepared can save you a headache later on. When you buy a house in the Netherlands, you can get a mortgage for up to 100% of the property....

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