Expat Holland (The Netherlands)

The Netherlands

The Netherlands - Efficient, safe, and open-minded, the Netherlands is a charming country where historical architecture, canals and flower markets enchant visitors. Not only an easy country to explore, Holland is also easygoing, with cultured and unassuming people.

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  An Expat Guide to Working in the Netherlands
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  Choosing A Primary School In The Netherlands
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  How to Rent a Property in Amsterdam
  Useful Tips For Expat Parents Moving To The Netherlands
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Expat Focus Columnists - The Netherlands (Holland)
Linda Janssen
Tom Zachystal

  An Expat Guide to Working in the Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

With around 95% of the population in work, and unemployment continuing to fall, the Netherlands provides good prospects for those seeking work. The average annual salary is around 48,000 euros and workers aged 15 and above are entitled to a minimum wage.   more ...

  An Expat Guide To Having A Baby In The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

The Netherlands practises a calm and informed approach to pregnancy, which is deemed to be a healthy and normal state and not a medical condition which requires intense scrutiny. While this can be frustrating when you are trying to get a referral for something you are seriously worried about, it is also a welcome break from the hysteria that is sometimes attached to this natural life event.   more ...

  Choosing A Primary School In The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

With around 7000 primary schools to choose from, newcomers to the Netherlands need clear information to identify the best fit for their child. We answer the key questions on primary education options to help you begin your search.   more ...

  How to Rent a Property in Amsterdam

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

Below is our guide on navigating the complex - and often competitive - process of securing a property. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and find out about the laws which are on your side.

What Is The Rental Market Like Right Now?

Since 2014, property prices in Amsterdam have soared, with 2016 seeing an almost 15% increase on the previous year. The rental market has reflected this boom, making it harder than ever to find affordable housing.   more ...

  Useful Tips For Expat Parents Moving To The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

When you make a list of the places that are among the best for raising children, the Netherlands is one name that is bound to feature near the top. This charming European country has become one of the most desirable expat destinations in the world for several reasons, which include its high standard of living, rich culture, modern infrastructure, universal healthcare, scenic beauty, and overall environment. Today, more than 20% of its residents are from overseas. Amsterdam in particular is home to people of more than 150 nationalities. So what is it about this country that appeals to expatriates? Some of the factors are:   more ...


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