Please be aware, Ministry of justice telephonic BSN number scam.

BSN scam alert

“This call is to inform you that legal action is being taken on your BSN number. Send your BSN number to…” ‘National Police’ “The callers often pretend to be from the National Police or the Dutch Supreme Court,” a spokesperson said. Victims usually hear an English recorded tape. “ What is said varies. Sometimes they say, for example, that your social security number is being misused, or that you have an arrest warrant against you.” Then you are asked to enter a …

Why buying by inschrijven/ offer by deadline is more common than ever.

An Inschrijving/offer by deadline, something you’ve no doubt heard of or dealt with if you’ve (ever) set your sights on buying a home in the current housing market in the Netherlands. Especially in today’s market, buying by inschrijven/ offer by deadline is more common than ever. We explain what it is. When there is a lot of interest in a property, several bids are often made by different interested parties. In that case, the seller can decide to give every …

Smoke Detector / rookmelder 2022

From 1 July 2022, a smoke detector is mandatory on every floor. This has been mandatory for new construction since 2003, but will soon also be mandatory for existing homes.We will now include costs for missing smoke detectors as directly necessary costs in an architectural report.

Buying property as an expat.

Expat Property Brokers are inviting you to join us for an information evening on buying property within the Netherlands. All too often expats have questions on how, what, where and when to buy homes. Finding an experienced person to bounce these questions off without being billed first is not easy, so join us for a no obligation information and Q&A session to discuss your concerns. Topics that will be discussed: o Selling agents and how they work o The sales …

Why to invest in the Dutch property market.

The rental market is extremely competitive and renting can be quite expensive. With buying property you will not only find that your monthly expenses will be lower, you will also benefit from tax breaks. In the cities like Amsterdam and Utrecht, the square meter price is growing rapidly. Get in the market while you can, before you get left you behind. So even if you are just staying for a couple of years, you can expect a good return on …

A final note for 2017

Now that we’re almost at the end of 2017, we would like to express some gratitude. Expat Property Brokers started out of a need for better service in real estate and every day we are working hard to get the very best for our clients. We have had the privilege to work with amazing people and we are very proud to call them our clients. We would like to thank everyone for your trust in us and your support. Expat …

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Selling your home during the holidays.

The sale of your home during the holidays. At this time of the year, we are all very busy. Perhaps not the most ideal time to sell, but certainly not impossible. With these tips, you make things easier. Decoration In the dark days, many households ensure that their home looks cozy. Potential buyers also love the warm atmosphere. So put down Christmas decoration, but keep it subtle. A Christmas tree takes up a lot of space. Perhaps consider a small …

Maintaining your home

Who are your buyers? Often you can tell a lot about who someone is by looking at his home. Because what makes people buy just that one house? Some facts are logical. Parents find it more than 33% more important to live close to a school than non-parents. But did you know for example that Taylor Swift fans consider an extra bedroom to be 9.8% more important than Kanye West fans? In general, women care more about a garden or …