Some factors to consider when buying a home are location, size, price and condition. Many internationals find the homes smaller than what they're used to at home. The internet has listings of houses for sale but by hiring an estate agent you will receive information about houses new to the market before they are listed, even on the internet.
- Funda (largest Dutch housing listing on the internet)
- NVM (Dutch Association of estate agents)
- Buying a house in the Netherlands (IamExpat)
It pays to shop around for a mortgage to finance your home, especially as an expat. In addition to the resources below, ask around for advice and carefully consider your options.