Latest News

The latest news and articles about mortgages, taxes, insurances and more!

Back to basics: It’s easy to buy a house in the Netherlands

It is easy to forget that every year, thousands of people are buying a home

Is a high energy label a must? Some things to think about:

Spring and warmer weather may be with us, but that does not mean we should

News updates: Working in a key profession? You might have more right to buy

The Dutch government has agreed that local councils can place restrictions on who can buy

Proper planning is key when buying a newly built home

If you have decided to take the plunge and buy a new house in the

News update: Good news if you are buying an energy-efficient home

People looking to buy a home with a high energy label will be able to

News update: Mortgage guarantee scheme set to cover more Dutch homes

The maximum price for an apartment or house with an NHG guarantee will go up

The Dutch housing market: where are we now?

Quite a lot has been emerging about the current state of the housing market in

News update: House prices rise for the third month

House prices in the Netherlands have now risen for the third month in a row,

Why going green makes sense in the current housing market

  Making sure your home is properly insulated can do more than save you money

News update: The Dutch housing market may be moving up again

House prices in the Netherlands appear to be stabilising, and an end has come to

Is buy-to-let the right investment in today’s market?

One of the hottest topics in my mailbox at the moment is buy-to-let, or buying

News update: House prices in the Netherlands creep up again in Q2

The Dutch housing market is beginning to recover, with house prices rising slightly in the

News update: House prices in the Netherlands continue to fall

The cost of buying a house in the Netherlands is continuing to fall, with an

House sales are picking up, so what mortgage should you go for?

There are more signs around that the housing market might be picking up, with research

News update: Find out more about newly-built homes in Hoofddorp

A few days ago, I was talking about the advantages of buying a new home,

Things to think about when buying a newly-built home

The newspapers may be full of stories about how developers are pulling the plug on

News update: House prices falling? The Netherlands has more million euro homes

House prices may have fallen 9% in the first three months of this year, but

News update: House prices continue to fall, and more property is coming on the market

There is good news for people wanting to buy a home in the Netherlands: new

How will the increase in interest rates affect you

One of the questions I am most often asked by clients at the moment is

News update: What’s happening with Dutch house prices?

At the end of last year, economists were predicting house prices in the Netherlands would
Housing Market Netherlands

The housing market in 2022 has been anything but boring

Rising interest rates, falling house prices, fewer deals, more properties – it can’t be said

News update: House prices fall for three months in a row

  House prices in the Netherlands have now declined for the third month in a

Having an energy efficient home pays off

As energy bills rise, and house prices start to come down, it makes good sense

There is no such thing as the standard expat mortgage

There was little new in last month’s budget for home buyers – although the government

IamExpat Fair – The Hague – 1 October

Need mortgage advice? Visit us at the IamExpat Fair Come to the IamExpat Fair - The

Home owner in Amsterdam? You may get a second chance to buy off your erfpacht

If you are a home owner in Amsterdam, you may be aware that the city
Buying a house? There’s no time like the present

Buying a house? There’s no time like the present

Lately I am often asked if it is still the right time to buy a
Should you remortgage?

With interest rates more than doubling this year, is it too late to remortgage?

The big story on the housing market this year – apart from soaring prices of
Eijgendaal & van Romondt

FVB de Boer and EvR join forces

FVB de Boer, launched by José de Boer in 1997, has grown enormously thanks to

house crisis in the Netherlands

Housing crisis is top of the political agenda

Still looking to buy a house in Amsterdam or anywhere else in the Netherlands? It’s

Interest rates are rising, so should you wait to buy a house in the Netherlands?

Interest rates are rising, so should you wait to buy a house in the Netherlands?

It’s still top of your list of things to do – buy a house in
remodel bathroom

Can’t find a new home to buy? Redo your bathroom instead

With the housing market expected to remain tight for the coming year, why not invest

Houses in the Netherlands - Amsterdam Fvb de boer

The National Mortgage Guarantee makes good sense

The Nationale Hypotheek Garantie is a very Dutch thing – in fact it is the
smal houses in the city

A home of your own

This summer the Netherlands’ main financial newspaper ran an article highlighting the fact that expats
houses amsterdam

How to buy a house in the Netherlands?

As it seems you’re thinking of buying yourself a house in the Netherlands and we’re
buying-appartment-vve

Buying an apartment in the Netherlands? Then you can’t avoid the VvE

When you buy an apartment in the Netherlands, one of your monthly payments you will

Insurance FvB de Boer

Why you might need insurance to protect your income

It’s not something most people like to think about – but if you find yourself

Amsterdam Canal Multicolored Row Houses Cityscape

There is good news for home buyers in 2021

House prices in the Netherlands may still be going up, but there is good news
House prices in the Netherlands

Bidding on a house without a finance clause

When buying a house in The Netherlands you probably need to get a mortgage. I’m

Facing corona-related financial problems? Help is at hand

Facing corona-related financial problems? Help is at hand

Whether you are a large or small business owner, a freelancer or on a permanent
Social investment

A time for social investment

The role of financial advisor is a responsible one at the best of times. People
buying a house in the netherlands

Yes, now is a good time to buy a house

Scarcely a day goes by withoutanother report appearing in the press about problems in the
ground rules about ground rent

A few ground rules about ground rent

Some 200,000 homes in private hands in Amsterdam are built on land owned by the

how-to-make-your-home-work-for-when-you-retire

How to make your own home work for you when you retire

Expats home owners who have chosen to settle permanently in the Netherlands, or who have
Buy to let

Buy-to-let: What do you need to think about?

With the property market still booming, one thing I am often asked by clients is
Real estate mortgage concept

What type of Dutch mortgages are available?

If you are looking to stay in the Netherlands for some time, you may be

Dutch houses Amsterdam

What are the steps to buying a house in the Netherlands?

Buying a house in the Netherlands is an option that is open to all, which
What are the requirements to getting a mortgage in the Netherlands

What do you need to know about Dutch mortgages?

Buying a house is always a complicated process and buying a house in the Netherlands
Health insurance FvB de Boer

What insurances are mandatory in the Netherlands?

If you are planning to move to the Netherlands, you will need to organize some

Amsterdam Canal Multicolored Row Houses Cityscape

What tax benefits are there when buying a house?

Only the thought of filling in the annual tax return gets most people feeling uncomfortable.
Buying a house in the Netherlands: Is it just a dream or an achievable goal?

Buying a house in the Netherlands: Is it just a dream or an achievable goal?

Are you an expat in the Netherlands or Dutch citizen living abroad? Buying and financing
The challenge of getting a mortgage in the Netherlands with a foreign salary

The challenge of getting a mortgage in the Netherlands with a foreign salary

The Netherlands has always been a very internationally oriented country, as the Dutch could not
ICP survey: Quality of your Professional Life

ICP survey: Quality of your Professional Life

The International Community Platform* (ICP) aims at increasing the attractiveness of the working and living

German bank sets foot on dutch soil

German bank sets foot on Dutch soil

In January 2013 Holland’s third big bank, SNS, was nationalised overnight. This secured the savings

Professional Oath FVB de Boer

Professional Oath

On April 23th José took a Professional Oath for Financial Consultants: I solemnly swear/promise, That

Transfer tax and the dutch housing market

Transfer Tax and the Dutch Housing Market

Transfer Tax is tax payable when becoming the legal or economic owner of a property,