What you need to know about your house foundation

I grew up in an area where houses are built 7 meters beneath sea level. You may guess where this is. This is near the world heritage Kinderdijk, where you can visit the windmills. As a young child, it was so normal to live there with dikes surrounding us. This to...

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...

Wallpaper, the endless possibilities

Heavy and hot. That’s what I remember of a summer job in a paint shop. The buckets full of paint, the books full of wallpaper. But I also remember the endless possibilities of wallpaper, paint and curtains together. Why would you choose wallpaper? For me,...

Which flooring do you choose? Laminate, tiles or …?

Many ex-pats are surprised when they notice that many Dutch houses are sold unfurnished. And even when you rent a house, you probably need to think about curtains, flooring and furniture. In this blog more information about flooring in the Netherlands and the costs...

Why a technical inspection when you buy a house in the Netherlands?

When you buy a car, you normally look at the state of that car. Right? Or ask someone to come with you with some knowledge. But when you buy a house? Are you planning a technical inspection for your new house in the Netherlands? In this blog, you will read more about...