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Real estate agent in Groningen

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Looking to sell your home in Groningen? You'll need the help of a real estate agent! But with so many agents out there, how do you find the right one for you? 

Here at Mijn Verkoopmakelaar, we've compiled a list of some of the best real estate agents in Groningen, so you can find someone who will help you get the best price for your home. Whether you're looking for someone who specializes in selling homes in a certain area or someone with extensive experience, we've got you covered. Check out our list today!


What you must know about real estate agencies in Groningen 

  • There are 141 real estate agents active in Groningen
  • The average brokerage fee in Groningen is 1,3% (2021)
  • The average cost of selling a house in Groningen is €3.345 (2021)
  • On average it takes estate agents 22 days to sell a property in Groningen


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 really big 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 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 Groningen:

  1. NEBO Makelaars
  2. Jip Makelaars Groningen & Haren
  3. Van Santen de Hoog
  4. Makelaardij Groningen
  5. Van der Houwen Makelaardij
  6. Pandomo
  7. Slim. Makelaardij
  8. Hopma Makelaardij

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


Selecting a local estate agency in Groningen

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 ;).


Good to know about Groningen

Groningen is a big city, in the North of The Netherlands. Groningen is 180 square kilometres big. The city has old buildings, with a mix of modern buildings and art. The Netherlands is famous for biking and Groningen is definitetly a bicycle city. There are many biking trails inside and outside the city.

The nightlife in the centre is partying till deep into the night. Groningen is a city with a lot of students, more than 50.000. That is why Groningen never stops partying. Groningen is just like Amsterdan, a big city with many students. There are two English schools in Groningen: International School Groningen and Groningse Schoolvereniging. Apart from international schools, Groningen has a lot of Dutch schools to offer.

Transportation is mostly by bike, bus or by foot in Groningen. Groningen has a beautiful train station to get you around the country. Keep in mind that Groningen is in the North of The Netherlands. It can be a far trip to Amsterdam, Rotterdam and other big cities. The province or county Groningen has a lot of calm and green places to live. The people outside the big city are mostly farmers. 

Far away from the city, the Dutch government harvests gas from deep down the ground. There were small 'earthquakes' from winning this gas, that left small cracks in the walls some houses. The government has massively shrinked the project, so people would't be complaining anymore. Keep an eye where you are going to live in the province Groningen. The city Groningen has never experienced this, so do not worry if you are going to live in the city. You can find cows in the meadow, all sorts of birds and nice and quiet roads.


A powerful summary of Groningen:

  • Groningen has a lot of history and art
  • The city is a place with many bicycles and students
  • The city has many different schools, also international schools
  • Exists since 700 and is mixed with some modern buildings


You can find the following cityparts in Groningen: Groningen-Centre, Oost, Zuid, West en Oude Wijken. 

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Frequently asked questions about selling a property in Groningen

  • How many estate agents are there in Groningen?

    In Groningen there are 141 agents active. Not all these estate agents are actually located in Groningen. Some agents work from neighbouring cities.

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

    1. NEBO Makelaars
    2. Jip Makelaars Groningen & Haren
    3. Van Santen de Hoog
    4. Makelaardij Groningen
    5. Van der Houwen Makelaardij
    6. Pandomo
    7. Slim. Makelaardij
    8. Hopma Makelaardij
  • What does selling a house cost in Groningen?

    On average estate agents in Groningen take a 1,3% commission for selling your house or apartment. In Groningen that fee is on average EUR 3.345 (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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