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Are you an expat or an international? Have you just bought a house in the Netherlands? Or want to renovate your house? Now what? How on earth are you supposed to approach the whole house moving process?

Feeling overwhelmed? We can help. Let’s make you a home.

Your answer to

How do I create a home
in a country I did not grow up in?

If you’re an expat or an international and you’ve just bought a house. Or thinking about renovating? What, contemplating all the hurdles to be crossed can keep you awake at night? We can help. We can sit down together and make a solid plan. That means less stress and oversight for you. This we do by drawing on our knowledge about prices, materials and planning.

Questions you might have

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I recently bought a house, but a lot of work needs to be done. Where do I start and end?

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I want to make changes in my new house but which handyman do I get in to do the work? What is a reasonable price?

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What questions do I ask current owners and real estate agents that don’t speak my language?

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Where should I buy the materials I need? 

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What options do I have to make my house more sustainable?

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How can I make the best use of my time and money?

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What am I forgetting?

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Reducing stress

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Gaining a better overview of all that needs to be done / arranged

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Ensuring that you don’t pay more than necessary for third-party services

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Overcoming a potential language barrier

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Setting realistic goals in terms of time, energy and finances

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Knowing which materials you need and where you can buy them

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Reducing the time it takes to make your house into a home

Marijke has helped us before during our move. She viewed the whole house and made a shopping list so that we did not miss out while doing odd jobs and could work very efficiently. She also thought along with the colour plan. This gave a lot of rest in the hectic pace of moving house.
Now it was the turn of the attic to insulate. A job that we dreaded very much. We couldn’t outsource it either on short notice, because all construction companies are so busy nowadays. So I checked with Marijke if she could think along with us. She has worked out the plan for us on how we can insulate the attic step by step, including an order list of which products we need. She thinks of the smallest details, very nice! That means that we have the overview again and are confident that we will succeed in getting this job done.

– Karin

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