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Helping expat homebuyers succeed: Mie-Lan Kok Estate Agency22 November 2016, by IamExpat Spotter
Want to buy a home in the Netherlands but are you finding the housing market too competitive? Do you learn about new properties too late? Are your offers outbid by other buyers?
Mie-Lan Kok Estate Agency has been helping expats buy and sell residential properties in the Netherlands successfully for almost 15 years.
Mie-Lan Kok: property experts for expats
Mie-Lan Kok's agents work with expats from all over the world and are known as experts in the Dutch property market, with a vast knowledge of the areas of Amsterdam, Utrecht and The Hague.
The agency is committed to providing customers with excellent service at all times and frequently exceeds clients' expectations.
Buying in a competitive housing market
Finding the right property in Amsterdam and other Dutch cities is becoming increasingly challenging. The Dutch housing market is currently extremely competitive and properties sell for more than the asking price - and in record time.
In a period when houses are selling fast, you've got to be more resourceful than your rival buyers. If you are determined, and you know what you want, then it is time to pull out all the stops.
5 ways Mie-Lan Kok can help
Here are five ways the agents at Mie-Lan Kok can help you to find and secure the house you want:
1. Increase your chances of success
When you enlist help from the right representative then you significantly increase your chances of getting what you want.
Hiring an experienced estate agent such as Mie-Lan Kok will improve your chances of being a home-owner as they will show the seller you are a committed buyer and can facilitate negotiations.
2. Reduce the risk of missing out
Sellers can pick and choose who they sell their property to. Expat buyers without an estate agent might not come across as confident buyers and their offer is often not taken seriously.
For a seller, feeling secure in accepting an offer is very important. Buyers without an estate agent often present a greater risk, which can also threaten their chances of a successful bid.
3. Show you mean business!
Having a professional licenced estate agent like Mie-Lan Kok on your side shows you mean business. Your finances and paperwork will be in good order and you will have a head start on other buyers.
The seller will feel more secure accepting your offer knowing an estate agent is there to assist you and that the deal will not fall through.
4. Bypass a bidding war
Mie-Lan Kok can also help you get value for money and avoid being caught in a bidding war. They will properly advise you on the best ways to negotiate and will perform all necessary surveys and background checks.
That way, when you do find your dream home, you’ll feel confident making an offer that will receive proper consideration.
5. Make a sound investment
Finally and perhaps most importantly, the agents at Mie-Lan Kok will guide you to find a home that you will not only love, but which will also provide a sound return if you decide to sell it in the future.
Mie-Lan Kok has helped many expat clients buy the home they wanted. You can read their testimonials here.
Your dream home is within reach!
If you want to buy a house in the Netherlands then contact Mie-Lan Kok, they can help you find the home you love!