Real Estate Agent

Taking into account your likely lack of knowledge of national laws and regulations, you are advised to enlist the services of a real estate agent when looking for a house. Try to find a real estate agent in the city or town you want to buy in. Although... Read more...


Diplomatic Clause in the Rental Contract

A diplomatic clause can be included in the rental contract for the benefit of either both or one of the parties mentioned in the contract. Both the lessor and the lessee may ask for such a clause to be included to ensure that, even though the rental contract... Read more...


Tax Consequences of Buying a House

There are a lot of benefits to buying a house. Apart from the fact that you own real estate of which the price may increase again, there is the advantage of a tax relief on the mortgage interest – it is fully tax-deductible if the house is your principal... Read more...


Tax Consequences of Renting a House

There are a lot of benefits to buying a house. Apart from the fact that you own real estate of which the price may increase again, there is the advantage of a tax relief on the mortgage interest – it is fully tax-deductible if the house is your principal... Read more...


Mortgages

You should seek proper advice on the type of mortgage that is suitable in your situation, particularly in view of the limited period of time during which you may need the mortgage. Do not forget to inform the bank if you are benefiting from the 30%-ruling.... Read more...


Exemption from Customs Duties

If you transfer goods from a non EU-country to an EU-Member State (such as the Netherlands), you are subject to customs duties, VAT and other special taxes (for example excises and a special tax on cars). However, all EU-Member States provide an exemption... Read more...


Useful references

organizations NEDERLANDSE VERENIGING VAN MAKELAARS, NVM Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers www.nvm.nl VERENIGING EIGEN HUIS Dutch Housing Association www.eigenhuis.nl CONSUMENTENBOND Consumer Society www.consumentenbond.nl DOUANE NEDERLAND Dutch... Read more...


Recommended reading

HOUSING IN HOLLAND By Connie Moser A book especially developed in order to guide the English-speaking foreigner through the process involved in renting or purchasing a house in the Netherlands THE ACCESS GUIDE/HOUSING IN THE NETHERLANDS Useful information... Read more...


Real Estate Agent

Taking into account your likely lack of knowledge of national laws and regulations, you are advised to enlist the services of a real estate agent when looking for a house. Try to find a real estate agent in the city or town you want to buy in. Although...

Read more...


Diplomatic Clause in the Rental Contract

A diplomatic clause can be included in the rental contract for the benefit of either both or one of the parties mentioned in the contract. Both the lessor and the lessee may ask for such a clause to be included to ensure that, even though the rental contract...

Read more...


Tax Consequences of Buying a House

There are a lot of benefits to buying a house. Apart from the fact that you own real estate of which the price may increase again, there is the advantage of a tax relief on the mortgage interest – it is fully tax-deductible if the house is your principal...

Read more...


Tax Consequences of Renting a House

There are a lot of benefits to buying a house. Apart from the fact that you own real estate of which the price may increase again, there is the advantage of a tax relief on the mortgage interest – it is fully tax-deductible if the house is your principal...

Read more...


Mortgages

You should seek proper advice on the type of mortgage that is suitable in your situation, particularly in view of the limited period of time during which you may need the mortgage. Do not forget to inform the bank if you are benefiting from the 30%-ruling....

Read more...


Exemption from Customs Duties

If you transfer goods from a non EU-country to an EU-Member State (such as the Netherlands), you are subject to customs duties, VAT and other special taxes (for example excises and a special tax on cars). However, all EU-Member States provide an exemption...

Read more...


Useful references

organizations NEDERLANDSE VERENIGING VAN MAKELAARS, NVM Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers www.nvm.nl VERENIGING EIGEN HUIS Dutch Housing Association www.eigenhuis.nl CONSUMENTENBOND Consumer Society www.consumentenbond.nl DOUANE NEDERLAND Dutch...

Read more...


Recommended reading

HOUSING IN HOLLAND By Connie Moser A book especially developed in order to guide the English-speaking foreigner through the process involved in renting or purchasing a house in the Netherlands THE ACCESS GUIDE/HOUSING IN THE NETHERLANDS Useful information...

Read more...


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