Finding a school can be challenging but finding a nice house for your family is also very important.

On this webpage we share some links that you might find useful:


Click *here* for the brochure about possibilities in the Metropole Region Amsterdam (MRA)

General information about living in the MRA:

Information about living in the Amsterdam area: 

More specific about living in Haarlem:

Expats Haarlem has selected companies who can be of help.
You can contact them via their website:


There are also other companies that can help you or offer an interesting discount.
We publish their offer on our website.
Please note that we are not responsible for the quality of work they deliver nor are a contact person for them. You need to contact the companies directly.

Koops Makelaardij: 

Option 1 : View yourself

When you see a rental accommodation listed on our website: that interests you, you can make a non-binding appointment to view the property. Koops Rental Agency does not work with waiting lists.  A Koops Rental Agency representative will accompany you to view the property. You can view the accommodation at your preferred day and time and we will answer any questions that you may have.


Option 2: Full house search

At Koops Rental Agency it is also possible to arrange a Full house search, where we view several properties with you on one day. Our aim is to provide the best possible service in the search for the right accommodation.


We take care of the entire search process on the tenant's behalf. After a comprehensive inventory of your wishes, we will focus on all suitable offers in the total rental market. This means that we will not only view our own offers, but also from the colleague agencies in the neighborhood. After accepting the selected offers we will ride a ‘tour’ to all the selected properties. When we succeed in finding the right property for you, Koops Makelaardij will charge a one-time fee that is equal to one month rent excluding 21% VAT for this service.


Because we want to co-operate with the international school and all the related expats, we can offer a discount of 20% on this service (year 2018-2019).


Contact details:

Koops Makelaardij Haarlem
Gedempte Oude Gracht 152A


Htel Serviced Apartments (Amsterdam Buitenveldert and Amstelveen)

Htel Serviced Apartments provides fully furnished apartments for short and extended stay based on full service. There are 300 apartments in two locations: Amsterdam Buitenveldert and Amstelveen. The apartments are luxurious, spacious and vary in size from 22m2 to 335m2. Htel is unique for business, corporate groups and expat stays. It is also a perfect accommodation for families, holiday’s and relocation.

All the service you need away from home

Htel Serviced Apartments is unique because it offers full service you normally expect in a five-star hotel. You will find a Fitness Centre, Spa & Sauna, Jet stream pool, Laundry and Housekeeping service, High Speed Wi-Fi and a Pillow Choice Menu. Additional services that can be provided are a Shuttle Service, Shopping Service and Dry Cleaning service.

Central location

Htel locations are centrally located in quiet, safe residential areas. Nearby there are parks and forests, but the vibrant urban Amsterdam city life can be easily reached. The Zuidas business centre, the RAI-congress centre and Schiphol international airport can be reached in minutes by car or public transportation. For families with children there are countless opportunities for entertainment in the immediate surroundings and the city of Amsterdam. A stay at Htel serviced apartment makes you feel home away from home.


More information:

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