February 13, 2019

A common problem in basements in the western part of The Netherlands, is that when the underground water level rises, your basement is flooded.

What to do? You can buy a water pump but you can also seal it….

There are companies specialized in this procedure.

They drill ho...

December 17, 2018

In many houses from the 1955-1994 period, one can find asbestos, which was used, among other things, in the glue to fix tiles on floors and walls, in corrugated sheets, ceiling plates, and window sills.

How do we know for sure we do or not have this material when we are...

February 12, 2018

Many people want to invest in a property in The Netherlands. Often even living abroad, people want to invest in one of our big cities, for instance in The Hague. But, the problem is, there are no properties available! How is this possible?

Last year, and the year before...

January 5, 2017

Identity fraud is when criminals use forged or stolen identity information, for instance to buy goods in someone else’s name and avoid having to pay. People smugglers, drug traffickers and terrorists also use stolen identity information.

Identity fraud is increasing, es...

December 19, 2016

When you sign a rental contract, you must usually pay one month's rent in advance. But often you get some extra charges under various names such as deposit, contract costs, administration costs etc.

What are the reasonable costs?

It is common practice that the...

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