Are you looking to sell your house in Hoofddorp? If so, you'll need a real estate agent to help you out. There are plenty of agents in Hoofddorp, so how do you choose the right one? Here are some tips to help you out.
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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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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:
The most important reason that people involve an estate agent, is 'Funda.nl'. 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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This list is based on reviews, transaction numbers, performance and our own experiences.
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:
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Hoofddorp is a place next to Schiphol, the biggest airport in The Netherlands. Hoofddorp has more than 75.000 residents. It is the main town of the province Haarlemmermeer. Hoofddorp is as big as a city, but has a calm village feeling to it.
Transport is no issue in Hoofddorp. There is a whole airport nearby. A lot of international and national companies are located in Hoofddorp. The office spaces are cheaper than Amsterdam and the airport is even closer. Hoofddorp also has international schools. Optimist International School and Gifted Minds International school are the two schools to choose from. When you summarize all this, it seems like a really good choice to live in this place as an expat.
Hoofddorp has a mix of historic buildings and modern sculptures. The place has a lot of nature. There is a small lake the 'Toolenburgerplas' where you can swim with the whole family. The Haarlemmermeerse forest is a regional known place for recreation. Hoofddorp has small beaches, forests, parks, so enough to do.
A summary of Hoofddorp :
You can find the following neighbourhoods in Hoofddorp: Hoofddorp-Centrum, Bornholm, Floriande, Toolenburg, Overbos, Pax, Graan voor Visch and some other small ones.
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In Hoofddorp there are 128 agents active. Not all these estate agents are actually located in Hoofddorp. Some agents work from neighbouring cities.
On average estate agents in Hoofddorp take a 1,3% commission for selling your house or apartment. In Hoofddorp that fee is on average EUR 4.806 (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.