Relocation services

Current facets (Pre-Master)

Verra Real Estate

Welcome you to our university and our city! The Erasmus University Rotterdam and its specialized partner Verra Real Estate would like to offer you our help and advice during your search for housing. Verra Real Estate is an internationally orientated housing agency, specializing in the exclusive rental markets of The Hague, Rotterdam and Leiden and surroundings. Verra Real Estate guarantees international companies, expats and private persons the highest possible standard of service, legal knowledge and quality housing during their stay in the Netherlands. “We believe it is always possible to find suitable housing that meet the needs of our customers. Due to our extensive network of landlords, real estate brokers and various housing agencies, we can make it happen for you.”

The services

The services offered by Verra Real Estate are as follows:
  1. Intake by phone or e-mail about your housing-related wishes , such as number of rooms, rental price, daily commute time, proximity of schools, furnished/unfurnished, etc.
  2. Providing a longlist with housing options corresponding to your needs.
  3. Drawing up a  shortlist in consultation with you.
  4. Contacting the real estate agents of the properties on the shortlist.
  5. Accompanying you while viewing the selected properties.
  6. Negotiating the rental price.
  7. Translating the tenancy agreement and explaining its details to you.
  8. Providing you with assist  during the transfer of the key and checking of the property’s inventory.
  9. Handling the application for gas, electricity and water.
For the above package of services, Verra Real Estate’s fees will amount to 1 month’s rent (any third party fees shall be covered by this and shall not be charged to EUR or the EUR staff member), guaranteeing that suitable accommodation shall be found. They work on a no cure, no pay basis. In addition and for each individual request, faculties or departments may decide on a maximum amount for services rendered, any additional costs being charged to the university staff member. To make use of the service of Verra Real Estate please contact your HR departement or your academic department secretary.