FINDING A RENTAL HOME?

If you're looking for assistance in finding a rental home, we're happy to help. The Real Association is a network of independent rental professionals all of whom have, at some point in their past, completed the rental journey that you are about to start upon.

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WHAT IS A HOME SEARCH?

A Home Search is a customized service guiding you through the rental process from orienting on neighborhoods and prices through negotiation, reviewing rental agreements and moving in.

A typical Home Search has a number of elements.
While not all areas will be needed by everyone, we'll work with you to provide the support you need.

1. Search profile

  • Fully understand your preference regarding accommodation
  • Explain and compare different neighborhoods
  • Provide guide prices by neighborhood and property type
  • Establish your search profile

2. Matching

  • Select initial properties from different property providers
  • Discuss the various alternatives
  • Research and answer questions
  • Agree a short list of properties to view

3. Viewings

  • Arrange viewing schedule
  • Pick-up / drop-off at your place of work
  • Conduct viewings
  • Adjust your search profile if needed

4. Agree rental terms

  • Introduce you as candidate tenant to owner
  • Present your offer to the owner
  • Negotiate on your behalf
  • Draft confirmation in writing subject to final agreement

5. Administration

  • Review the rental agreement in Dutch/English
  • Request you to sign contracts
  • Administer the first month's rent and agreed security deposit
  • Conduct a check-in on your behalf
  • Hand-over keys
  • Provide completed inspection report