Buying a house in the Netherlands

ABN AMRO Seminar: Buying a house in the Netherlands

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ABN AMRO International Client Desk Amsterdam invites you to a free seminar on housing in the Netherlands on 25 September, 2014. [Contributed by ABN AMRO]

Expats frequently ask if buying a house in the Netherlands is possible and wise, even if it’s only for a short period. In this free seminar ABN AMRO will provide you with all the necessary information about the process of buying a house.

  • Where: ABN AMRO, singel 542, Amsterdam
  • When: 25 September 2014
  • Route: Click here to see map
  • Time: 19:30 – 21:30
  • Cost: Free
  • Registration:

You can find out more about our free seminar below. If you have any questions about the programme, please for more information.

Programme outline

  • Introduction: 19:30 – 19:35
  • How much can I borrow?: 19:35 – 20:00
  • Using an estate agent: 20:00 – 20:10
  • You’ve found your dream house: 20:10 – 20:20
  • Arranging your mortgage: 20:20 – 20:45
  • Questions: 20:45 – 21:00
  • Drinks, talk and more personal questions: 21.00 – 21.30

Programme details

How much can I borrow?
Information about when you qualify for buying a house in the Netherlands. Themes like: residency, contracts and salary will be explained. What does this mean for you?

Using an estate agent
What does the estate agent do for you? Why would or wouldn’t you use an agent? What packages are offered?

Found your dreamhouse?
Now the negotiating starts. How does that work? What role does the real estate agent play? What are the procedures of negotiating and of signing the contracts?

Explanation of terms/ procedures/ who does what? Who pays what? Which extra costs will be added to the price of the house and what are they for? What do you have to pay attention to?

Arranging your mortgage
What is a mortgage? What kind of mortgages are there? How do they work? And what running periods are to be considered? Do you need own capital?

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