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.
of housing in the Netherlands
increase per quarter
of the transaction amount
How the residential property price index is growing in Netherlands
Cost of a 3-bedroom apartment in the Netherlands
Penthouse or apartment
in the centre of Amsterdam
Apartment in Amsterdam,
in a 10-minute drive from the centre
Apartment in Rotterdam
What do investors buy?
The most expensive real estate is in the capital, Amsterdam.
- villas and estates
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.
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Taxes and associated costs
Owners pay an annual property tax of 0.1% to 0.3% of the cadastral value. The municipality sets the tax rate.
If the owner rents out the property, they pay a tax on rental income. The tax rate is 0.5% to 1.6% of the cadastral property value.
maintenance of an apartment
Electricity, gas, water, heating, and garbage collection
Internet, TV and telephone
Individuals do not pay a capital gains tax on selling real estate in the Netherlands.