Why is it useful to hire a rental agent or relocation consultant? This is the question that we see more often. Let’s face it: renting a house is a lot less intense than buying a house. However, it is sometimes useful to get the help of a real estate agent in finding a rental property in the Netherlands. However, it is sometimes useful to get the help of a real estate agent in finding a rental property in the Netherlands. We call such a broker a ‘aanhuurmakelaar’, ‘rental agent’ or ‘relocation consultant’. We’re happy to tell you more about it in this article.

Faster an appointment = faster a home


If a broker calls a rental agent to make an appointment, you actually already have an advantage. Rental agents really like it when someone has a rental agent or relocation consultant. Rental agents really like it when someone has a rental agent or relocation consultant. Rental agents then know that someone can be assisted professionally, is looking really seriously, the documentation is already well prepared and the entire rental process runs smoothly.

A rental agent knows what the pitfalls are.


Unfortunately, you still come across a lot of rubbish in the rental market. Think of homes full of defects, amateur landlords who don’t know what good landlordship is, houses with nuisance odors, noise from the street, impact noise (from neighbors) and so on.

It is the role of a good rental agent to get as many of these troubles out as possible. . The rental agent does this by, among other things, his local market knowledge of the street and neighbourhood, by researching and requesting documents and by asking the rental agent the right questions.

A rental agent provides really good help and guidance


Especially for expats who do not yet know the language and the country, it is very helpful if a rental agent (or relocation consultant) helps you from A to Z and relieves you with everything that needs to be arranged. Think of registration with the municipality, taking out utilities, internet and all other arrangements.

What does a rental agent cost?


Not entirely unimportant, what does a hiring agent cost? It depends a bit on how many services are purchased, but keep in mind 1 month basic rent + VAT. That is also what we charge for this service.