If you prefer going househunting without the assistance of Verra Real Estate or you wish to start searching while still in your own country, we can recommend the following reliable websites, which might help you in your search for a house or an apartment in Rotterdam or The Hague. Some are in Dutch only, in which case you could call or e-mail the organizations in question.
Also check out the marketplace on Facebook for international employees.
If you would prefer renting a room, you might like to check out the information for international students.
Most websites are only in Dutch. Looking for the following words might help you to check availability:
- Huur (rent)
- Aanbod (availability)
- Zoeken (search)
- Plaatsnaam (place-name)
- Locatie (location. Fill out the name of the city here)
- Den Haag or ‘s-Gravenhage (The Hague)
Alternatively, refer to our glossary.
- www.funda.nl (in Dutch only)
- www.vbo.nl (in Dutch only)
- www.ikwilhuren.nu (in Dutch only)
- www.huurwoningen.nl (in Dutch only)
- www.vesteda.com (in Dutch only)
- www.woonstadrotterdam.nl (in Dutch only)
Please note: this list does not presume to be comprehensive. It is a selection of sites. Please bear in mind the contents may not be entirely up to date.
HousingAnywhere is a housing platform listing the accommodation supply of Dutch students going on a foreign exchange program. Their offer consists of temporary furnished accommodation for exchange students. HousingAnywhere does not act as an intermediary, they only list the available accommodation. It includes the occasional apartment.