What you need to know about energy contracts

Last winter, energy prices were incredibly high. A fixed contract for energy was out of reach, and many people asked for help to reduce the use of energy in their house. Fixed energy contracts The good news is, the prices of gas and electricity have decreased a lot in...

8 red flags when you buy a house

One interesting question from a house buyer Last week, I had a conversation with a future client of mine. I haven’t asked what his nationality was, but he came up with a very interesting question: What would be red flags for picking a house when you want to buy...

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...

What to do with asbestos in the roof, wall or flooring?

Imagine, you find the house of your dreams. It’s an outdated house with a lot of potential. To be sure, you ask for an independent technical inspection. After you receive the results, there is a suspicion that the roof contains asbestos.  This situation may...

Safe house in the Netherlands? Keep burglars out!

As a student, I lived for half a year in a caravan. One weekend, I was visiting my parents, and I received a phone call. The caravan was a ravage. The cause: burglars. I never felt so unsafe in my life. That’s the reason why I write this blog. So let’s...