Real estate investment in Netherlands

Foreigners can freely buy, sell and rent out real estate in the Netherlands.

Statistics confirm the liquidity of investments: residential real estate prices grow every quarter by an average of 2,6%. Five years ago, an apartment of 100 m² cost an average of €293,000, and today it is sold for €467,000.


Average price per 1 m²


Average price growth per quarter


Associated costs, of the property value

How the residential property price index is growing in Netherlands


Cost of a 3-bedroom apartment in the Netherlands

€4.5 million

Penthouse or apartment in the centre of Amsterdam

€2.7 million

Apartment in Amsterdam, in a 10-minute drive from the centre

€2.7 million

Apartment in Rotterdam

The Netherlands residence permit or citizenship by real estate investment

Obtaining a residence permit and citizenship is not connected with purchasing real estate. The country has a program for getting a residence permit by investing at least €1.25 mln in the country’s economy. The program does not provide a real estate option.

Taxes and associated costs

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Igor Buglo

Material prepared by Igor Buglo, Head of the Maltese office, MBA

April 26, 2024