Frequently asked questions
Below, you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions
REAL ESTATE PURCHASE
Why is it favorable to buy a house or apartment in the Netherlands?
What is better: renting or buying a house/apartment?
I work through a work agency, can I too buy a house or apartment in the Netherlands?
I work as an independent entrepreneur (ZZP). Can I buy a house or apartment in the Netherlands too?
I have my own company. Can I buy a house or apartment in the Netherlands in such a case?
I already have a house or apartment abroad. Can I buy real estate here?
Do I have to put my own money down when buying a house or apartment in the Netherlands?
I am not registered in the residents’ registry in the Netherlands. Can I buy a house or apartment in this case as well?
Is it difficult to buy a house or apartment in the Netherlands?
Why do I need a consultant when I can go to my bank?
Should I sign a non-matrimonial property agreement if I want to buy a house together with my partner and we are not married?
Do I have to have a credit history at the Dutch BIK (BKR) when taking a mortgage?
What insurance do I need when buying a house?
Is contacting a notary among my obligations?
Will I receive assistance in such matters as insurance, gas, electricity and water supplies?
What mortgage loan is right for me?
What is a non-repayable mortgage loan?
What is the national mortgage guarantee (NHG)?
What is a fixed interest period in a mortgage?
On what principle does the tax break on mortgage interest function?
Can I deduct the cost of appraising the real estate?