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Real estate agent in Amsterdam

On this page we provide you with the top-10 of the best real estate agents in Amsterdam. This list is based on actual selling numbers, speed, reviews and our own experience with agents in selling property in Amsterdam.

For your information: I am a 27 year old Dutchie myself with a lot of expat friends.

I share articles related to the Dutch real esate market, because I hate that expats are being exploited by my fellow country men, especially in the housing market.

Futher down this page, you will find some information on what it is we do (Mijn Verkoopmakelaar) and how that could be of use during this selling process. 

You might come across some medium stuctured sentences. Let's say, my knowledge on the Dutch real estate market is far better than my English (feel free to send an e-mail to if the error is too big to ignore).

Let's get started.


This is the top-10 estate agents in Amsterdam for selling a house

This list is composed out of all the 425 brokers active in Amsterdam. The agents are active in the following areas: de Pijp, Jordaan, Oostelijke Eilanden, Noord, Oost, Oud-West, Bos en Lommer, de Baarsjes, Oud-Zuid, Zuidoost, Nieuw-West.

These are the top-10 best estate agents for selling property in Amsterdam: 

  1. Vlieg Amsterdam
  2. Makelaar in Amsterdam
  3. HVJ Groep
  4. Makelaarsgroep AMEO
  5. Makelaar Bert
  6. Keizerskroon Makelaars
  7. Van Overbeek Amsterdam
  8. Makelaardij van der Linden
  9. HR Makelaars Amsterdam
  10. Dutch Real Estate Company


The average brokerage fee estate agencies charge for selling a property in Amsterdam

In the beginning of 2021 we published a research on the average fees that estate agents bill for the selling of a house.

The transaction fee of a estate agent in Amsterdam is on average € 4,830 (VAT included) for selling a house or appartment in Amsterdam. Most agents won't charge you a fixed fee, but a percentage on the actual sellin price ('courtage' in Dutch). 

An average the estate agents in Amsterdam will charge 1.0% of the selling price as a fee for the sale of the property. This percentage is VAT included. 


Selecting a local estate agent in Amsterdam

Hopefully, this was of any help.

If you are planning to sell your property located in the Netherlands, we can advice you on what estate agents won't charge you those exploitative expat-fees, but local tarifs.

You can fill in your postal code on the end of the page and answer the follow-up questions.

The agents in the area will study your property and leave you a proposal. They know they are in competition with other agents, so they will makes sure their fee is competitive.

We keep track of their performance, so that you are ensured of a good outcome. And will check-in with you.

Long story short:

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Selling an apartment in Amsterdam with an agency


1. Vlieg Amsterdam

Vlieg Amsterdam is part of the Vlieg Group. Vlieg is a larger broker firm, active in the province North-Holland. They operate agencies in 10 cities. The location in Amsterdam is under direction of Elly de Meijer. We have good experiences with Vlieg Amsterdam.


2. Makelaar in Amsterdam

Micha van den Bergh operates under the name Makelaar in Amsterdam (Translated: Estate agent in Amsterdam). A name without a lot of pretention, precisely the way Micha operates. He is honest and very Dutch. One of the things he is honest about is his fee. He uses a fixed fee, so that all the profit you make on your sale, is yours to keep.

In addition, Micha really take responsibility for the sale. Most estate agents in Amsterdam hire the same company to take care of the pictures of your apartment. Instead, Micha does this inhouse, resulting in more control on the quality.  


3. HVJ Groep

HVJ is founded by Jochem Kuijs. The fun thing about Jochem is the fact that he has a very entrepeneurial attitude. When he just launched his company in 2015, the local news paper 'het Parool' wrote about him. 

HVJ is an acronym for Huis voor je kind (translated: Home for your child). Because he started his firm with helping parents to buy an appartment for their children that went to college in Amsterdam. Today the firm is a full-service brokerage with experience on both buying, as well as selling side. 

As a resut, HVJ nowadays stands for Huis voor jezelf (translated: house for yourself).


4. Makelaarsgroep AMEO

Ameo is an acronym for 'Amsterdam en omstreken', meaning Amsterdam and its greater area. The realtor has 3 locations in Amsterdam: West & Centrum, Zuid en Oost & Zuidoost. This way they make sure they use the power local presence and strong expertise. The team consists of 16 employees.


5. Makelaardij Van der Linden

This might me the most famous estate agent in Amsterdam Makelaardij Van der Linden. This organisation has 6 different locations in the Netherlands. This brokerage can not only help you with selling your property, but an also help you out with buying your nest house or apartmentin Amsterdam.


Frequently asked questions about selling property in Amsterdam

  • How many estate agents are there in Amsterdam?

    In Amsterdam there are 440 agents active. Not all these estate agents are actually located in Amsterdam. Some agents work from neighbouring cities.

  • What is the average commission in Amsterdam?

    On average estate agents in Amsterdam take a 1.0% commission for selling your house or apartment. Prices differ per broker and property.

  • What does selling a house cost in Amsterdam?

    In the Netherlands, as a seller, you only bare the costs of your selling agent. In Amsterdam that fee is on average EUR 4.800 (VAT included). There are no other costs due by the seller for selling a property.

    The buyer pays for his buying agent and the buyer pays the notary for the settlement of the transfer of ownership.

  • Where can I find an estate agent in Amsterdam that doesn't treat me like an expat?

    Here you can fill in your postal code. You compare pre-screened agents in Amsterdam on their pricing, past results and their strategy for your property.

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