Dos and don’ts when viewing a property

Buying a new property is always exciting and sometimes nerve-wracking, especially if it’s not your home country. You might find you have a lot of questions concerning the way things are done in the Netherlands. Of course, an “aankoopmakelaar” (purchasing agent) can help you out. Jose Bastiaenen-Coenen, MVA Certified Expat Broker, will tell you all about it. House viewing tips You need to ensure you … Continue reading Dos and don’ts when viewing a property

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Things you need to know about Homeowners Associations

When buying a home in Amsterdam, it’s very likely that you’ll become a member of a Homeowners Association. The Association of Owners in the Netherlands is responsible for the communal parts of the building like the halls, roof, pipes, walls, stairs, etc. You pay a contribution to the VvE for maintenance, insurance and communal expenses. Remco Panman, MVA Certified Expat Broker, will tell you all … Continue reading Things you need to know about Homeowners Associations