Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. All persons residing at the property must abide by the following:
Valuation - Dutch Expat Consult will consider the Property’s Age, Size, Character, Energy Efficiency, Condition and Location, Quantity, Quality and Condition of any Furniture and Fittings provided to advise the price to Expats
Electronic Documents - Dutch Expat Consult may ask you to sign documents electronically. Electronically and by mail signed contracts are binding.
Viewings - Viewings will be arranged at times that suit you, including Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays. Expats will be expected at the office from half an hour to one hour prior to viewings
Referencing - If Expat decides to rent a property through Dutch Expat Consult, every person over the age of 18, who will be resident at the property, must present Copy of ID, work contracts, salary slips or chamber of commerce registration. A guarantor is sometimes required for e.g. students.
Expats Approval on Tenancy Agreement - By signing the Intermediair form Expat or Employer of Expat agree to deal through Dutch Expat Consult and not direct with the owner of the property. Expat or Employer of Expat must not enter into negotiation directly with Landlords. Our agency fee will still be due from Expats should this be the case. By signing the Intermediair form Expat or Employer of Expat agree to have read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions of Dutch Expat Consult and the Tenancy Agreement Contract.
Fee and VAT - Dutch Expat Consult is obliged to charge 21% Value Added Tax on every invoice. All indicated prices are excluding this VAT.
Services of Expat Rentalservices - These are the services of Dutch Expat Consult: Advising on Registration and Housing Benefit, inquiries on local Council Tax, getting Legal Aid, assisting with Fee Refunds, free Utility registration, free Internet / Cable registration.
First month Deposit, Rent - Dutch Expat Consult will not be responsible for outstanding first month rent and deposit.
Outstanding Fee - We cannot allow access to the property unless full payment of our invoice has been received as cleared funds unless otherwise agreed.
Signing Tenancy Agreement - Tenancy agreement will be signed digitally via email or at the office of Dutch Expat Consult if other location has not been agreed. All parties are requested to have a valid ID on them.
Check-in Inventory List and Meter Readings
On the beginning of Tenancy Agreement Dutch Expat Consult will check:
The Tenancy Agreement with Terms and Conditions
House rules and regulations of the Association of Owners (VVE)
The rented Property with Expats.
Every detail and meter- readings and will save a copy at the office.
Electronic appliances, reading meter, electric system, gas system and water system.
Damages Dutch Expat Consult cannot be held responsible for any defects, damages and insurance matters regarding the rental property.
Inventory Dutch Expat Consult will be present at the check-in to read meters, to assist Expat with the operation of all relevant equipment, appliances not to forget the Inventory List.
Renewal of the Tenancy Agreement - If Expat wishes to renew the Tenancy Agreement, Dutch Expat Consult will assist with extension by landlord. Expat is not obliged to renew the Tenancy Agreement.
Jurisdiction - These terms and conditions form part of the tenancy agreement and shall be taken into consideration in the interpretation or construction of each Tenancy Agreement. The High Court in Amsterdam shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any action or proceedings in respect of this agreement.
Entire Agreement and Variations - Dutch Expat Consult intends to rely upon the written terms set out in these terms and conditions.
Amendments - Dutch Expat Consult may charge or add to the terms of this agreement for legal or regulatory reasons. Dutch Expat Consult will notify Expat if any such change will affect the service.
Outstanding fee - Expat and Employer of Dutch Expat Consult agree that, where any Dutch Expat Consult Fee or Commission remains outstanding for more than 28 days after the fee is first demanded, Dutch Expat Consult may charge interest at the annual rate of 2% above the Bank of Netherlands base rate unless other agreed.
These Terms and Conditions and the materials on it may not be copied, published, distributed, licensed, reproduced or used in any way without written consent of Dutch Expat Consult. Unauthorized use of these Terms and Conditions may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense. All matters arising from this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Netherlands whose Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes arising in connection with this agreement.