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Real estate agent in Enschede

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If you're in the market for selling your home, it's important to do your research and find a reputable real estate agent. This can be tricky if you're not familiar with the area, but don't worry - we're here to help! We've put together a list of some of the best real estate agents in Enschede to help make your decision easier. 


What you must know about real estate agencies in Enschede

  • There are 71 real estate agents active in Enschede
  • The average brokerage fee in Enschede is 1,7% (2021)
  • The average cost of selling a house in Enschede is €3.200 (2021)
  • On average it takes real estate agents 35 days to sell a property in Enschede 


For your information: My name is Joey. I am 100% Dutch, with an interest in the real estate market. 

My English is not flawless. So if you come across colossal mistakes that you can't ignore, please let me know (email:

On Mijn Verkoopmakelaar we take an extra effort to inform expats who want to sell their house in The Netherlands. The reason for this is that expats can be victims of unfair and greedy agents. To prevent that expats are being exploited, we help expats with articles and information about agents. 


But enough about me, let's talk about real estate agents.


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What does a real estate agent do in The Netherlands?

For this article we focus solely on estate agents on the selling side of the transaction.

Note: The involvement of an estate agent is not mandatory. There is no rule or regulation that prohibits you to sell a property yourself.

In almost 95% of the transactions a realtor is involved on the selling side of the transaction. Sellers in the Netherlands contract an estate agent, because it brings:

  • Expertise on price setting and marketing
  • Convenience with viewings and the legal hassle
  • Trustworthiness in the eyes of potential buyers

The most important reason that people involve an estate agent, is ''. It is the most popular housing website, but only estate agents can upload a house to the website. You as an individual can not.

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The top-8 real estate agents in Enschede:

  1. Marcel Kon Makelaardij
  2. Vera Welker Makelaars
  3. Mijneigenmakelaar
  4. Sleutelmakelaars
  5. Blik Makelaars
  6. Snelder Zijlstra Makelaars
  7. Thoma Post Makelaars Enschede
  8. Nieuw Wonen Twente

This list is based on reviews, transaction numbers, performance and our own experiences.


Selecting a local estate agency in Enschede

Here under you can find the best estate agent for you that charges you local tarifs instead of exploitative expats fees.

In addtition to the quotes of estate agents, we show you their actual performance on past transactions.

Here is an example of what you can expect to receive:

Example of a reaction of a real estate agent

Long story short:

  • You get multiple offers of agents in your neighbourhood
  • We have curated the agents based on their previous results
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  • We keep your contact details private, so you don't get unexpected calls 
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If you experience any issues (language for example) using the platform, feel free to contact us! We are here to help you in English with a Dutch accent ;).


What you need to know about the city Enschede

Enschede is a city in the province Overijssel. The township Enschede has more than 160.000 residents. The city has a lot of historic buildings and parks to recreate. Enschede is close to the border with Germany.

The city has a couple of universities and other varieties of schools. International School Twente provides an English education for your kids. Enschede has a good infrastructure to get you to anywhere in the country.  The train goes directly to the city Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. If you want to go to Germany, you can get the train to Dortmund.

Enschede has a lot of walk and biking routes to enjoy the nature around the city. The city has many religious buildings to visit. Shopping is also no problem in Enschede. Enschede is a not too busy city, where you can enjoy the beautiful region of Twente.


A summary of Enschede :

  • Enschede is known for its religious buildings and recreational parks
  • The city is middle big and has multiple schools
  • Enschede is a more calm city


You can find the following neighbourhoods in Enschede: Enschede-Centrum, Boddenkamp, De Bothoven, 't Getfert, Horstlanden-Veltkamp, Laares, Het Zeggelt, Bolhaar, Boswinkel, Pathmos, Ruwenbos, Stadsveld, 't Zwering, Helmerhoek, Stroinkslanden , Wesselerbrink, Deppenbroek, Mekkelholt, Roombeek, Twekkelerveld , Campus UT, Dolphia, De Eschmarke, Hogeland, 't Ribbelt, Stokhorst, Varvik, Velve-Lindenhof and Wooldrik


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Frequently asked questions about selling a property in Enschede

  • How many estate agents are there in Enschede?

    In Enschede there are 71 agents active. Not all these estate agents are actually located in Enschede. Some agents work from neighbouring cities.

  • What are the top-8 best real estate agents in Enschede?

    1. Marcel Kon Makelaardij
    2. Vera Welker Makelaars
    3. Mijneigenmakelaar
    4. Sleutelmakelaars
    5. Blik Makelaars
    6. Snelder Zijlstra Makelaars
    7. Thoma Post Makelaars Enschede
    8. Nieuw Wonen Twente
  • What does selling a house cost in Enschede?

    On average estate agents in Enschede take a 1,7% commission for selling your house or apartment. In Enschede that fee is on average EUR 3.200 (VAT included). Prices differ per broker and property.

    In the Netherlands, as a seller, you only bare the costs of your selling agent. The buyer pays for his buying agent and the buyer pays the notary for the settlement of the transfer of ownership.

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