Estate agents in Eindhoven with English website

Several types of estate agents A real estate agent or broker is called “makelaar” in Dutch. Read on for a list with real estate agents in Eindhoven. There are two kinds of brokers. “Aankoopmakelaar”, which will help you to buy a house, and a...

Maintaining your Dutch house in the autumn

We still hope for an Indian summer, but the temperatures are dropping now. For now autumn and winter are coming, so we better can get ready for that. We have a sea climate here, so autumn and winter can be very wet. Here some general things, which will work in your...

Climate control in a Dutch house – budget friendly suggestions

When I think of climate control, I always think of my grandmother. She still uses old bedsheets to cover all the windows in the house when it’s above 27 degrees Celsius. In the past years, the summer was dryer and hotter than ever measured in the Netherlands. So...

After moving – part 1 maintaining a house

  I was really surprised. So people in your country do maintain their houses just a little? This came up during an interview with an international expat friend. She said: “They buy a house and attach that to their wishes and then just do only what is really...

Making my house a home – part 1 preparation

A new house, a new start After two years of waiting, we received the keys to our newly built house in Eindhoven. As is normal here in the Netherlands, it even smelled new. No floors had been laid; no kitchen had been installed. The walls were bare and there were no...