11 questions to ask your real estate agent

Let’s start with a story. A few years back, we were planning to buy a house. In the third house we visited, we were thinking to start bidding. The house was within our budget, everything looked nice. But before, we had a second viewing planned. And it was time...

Buying a house in Eindhoven? 9 things to consider

What if the perfect house exists? You only don’t know where and when you get to see it. In your mind, it is already existing. Or, it is just a vague idea. Buying a house in or around Eindhoven always begins with a thought or a dream. In this blog, some ideas to...

Water in the Netherlands? There is always enough or not?

Water in the Netherlands. As a little girl, it was so normal to have water everywhere around our house. In the village, I grew up every street had its own ditch. And we lived closed to a large river, called “de Lek”.  As the seasons went there was always...

Increase the value of your house? Make it sustainable.

Do you have too much spare money? Invest in making your house in the Netherlands sustainable. The advantages are: 1. You will pay less money on energy and gas. 2. Comfort. When it’s cold, you don’t feel the cold rushing through your house. 3. Making your...

Let’s use colours in your house! 5 steps

Why is colour important? Imagine, you work in a grey room the whole day. How would you feel at the end of the day? Yes, this example is a bit extreme. But how are you feeling when you walk through nature? So, let’s use some colours in your house in this grey...

What says the energy label about your house?

An energy label for your house in the Netherlands? What is the difference between a B-label and a D-label? That was what somebody asked me this week. Good subject for a blog. A house is not a car or electrical device. But they have in common that they all have an...