How to maintain a house in the Netherlands?

You buy a new house, so you don’t have to do much to maintain. May I tell you a story? It is been 3 years since we moved into this newly built house. And we received a folder with lots of information on how to maintain the house. After half a year they advised...

Buying a newly built house – the advantages

Out of my own experience, buying a newly built house in the Netherlands can be quite challenging. For me the most challenging was that I had an idea in my mind, but it didn’t always was the reality. For example: we waited a lot longer before our house was ready,...

Making my house a home – part 2 implementation

Handover day The day we got the keys, I was nervous. We had only been able to visit the house in Eindhoven on three previous occasions. I was well aware that building projects of this nature being what they are, mistakes were bound to have been made, but it takes a...