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What is the best way to find a house in Rotterdam?

Most people start their search online. All the leading estate agents have their own websites which are constantly being updated with the latest properties. Some even specialise in expat rentals or do special arrangements like “short stay”.

You can take a look on the popular site Funda and also sign up at Pararius. Rotterdam estate agencies (long and short stay) are Kolpa – Riva Rentals – Rotterdam Apartments DW Housing – Portsville – Tweelwonen – Van der Valk Vastgoed – Holland2Stay – Verra Real Estate – Ben Housing – Urban Residences – Worldhotel Wings – Short Stay Apartments – Our Domain – IAM Expat.

For more information about steps to find a house, check this article.

Where can I find more information about health care, childcare, insurance, taxes and more for expats?

Education, career, health care, childcare, insurance, transport, housing, taxes… working for a company abroad comes with many challenges on a variety of issues. Trying to find the answers and solutions can take a lot of time, effort and energy. Rotterdam Expat Centre is the specialized one stop shop for expats who are looking for services and information about working and living in Rotterdam.

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