Almere has experienced a spectacular development in its relatively short existence. Since the completion of the first houses in 1976, the number of inhabitants has grown to almost 215.000 at the end of 2021. This puts it well inside the top ten largest municipalities in the Netherlands. And it will not stop there. With all the proposed new construction plans, the population is expected to grow to 350,000 in the long run.
Amstelveen is a modern, multicultural city with an entrepreneurial spirit. Perfectly situated for Amsterdam commuters, self-employed persons and for example Schiphol employees. Everything is focused on growth, what makes Amstelveen a perfect city to live for families and people who are looking at the future with a smile. In 2003 Amstelveen was named most attractive city in the Netherlands to live in. Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam knows Amstelveen inside out and is happy to offer any assistance, in such a way you will maximise your chances on the housing market and optimise the pleasure you get out of living in Amstelveen.
Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam is specialised in searches for historical and authentic real estate in the centre of Amsterdam. Should you consider searching for a house in the Canal District, Jordaan or Haarlemmer area, we offer expert advice about the structural state, the association of owners’ financial position, issues concerning ground lease and other issues that play a role finding a house that perfectly suits your needs and wishes.
Amsterdam IJburg, one of most modern districts and most ambitious city planning projects in the past few years, was nothing more than one big sandy area late 90’s. Not all islands are developed just yet. There were also governmental issues that played part in the development. In 2005, the Council of State prohibited the plans for the second phase development of IJburg. De islands Strandeiland, Middeneiland and Buiteneiland still have to developed. Centrumeiland is now being worked on and the city of Amsterdam plans to speed up development in the next few years.
Amsterdam Nieuw-West is the district where boroughs like Geuzenveld/Slotermeer, Slotervaart and Osdorp belong to. These used by the boroughs that were called ‘Western town villages’ after the war. Through the many renovation projects and small new development plans the boroughs’ appearance has changed drastically over the years. These boroughs received the label ‘town village’ because of the way the boroughs were set up, with a lot of space and green area’s. Nieuw Sloten and De Aker are beautiful additions that were developed in the 90’s.
The closer you get to the centre of Amsterdam, the higher the housing density. The housing offer in Amsterdam-West is very diverse and varied. Here you will not only find the modern apartment, but also the somewhat larger city villas with garden. The Sloterplas, Sloterpark and Nieuwe Meer make up the vast green and blue heart of Amsterdam Nieuw-West with a diverse population as its foremost characteristic. Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam is happy to find you a house that matches your needs and wishes in the ever changing and renewing housing offering of Nieuw-West.
For years now Amsterdam-Noord is more and more becoming the most trendy work-, residential- and living environment in Amsterdam. The old NDSM-wharf has transformed drastically the past fifteen years. With the redeveloped harbour front and the ultramodern film institute EYE, Amsterdam-Noord is quickly becoming ‘The new Amsterdam near the IJ river’. The picturesque working-class neighbourhoods in Oostzaan offer a different view on Amsterdam-Noord, together with the apartment complexes in the Buikslotermeer area, designed and developed in the 80’s and 90’s.
A lot of development programs are now being realised, like Docklands and Overhoeks, a project named after the former Shell tower, which has always been a landmark for everyone that sailed into Amsterdam from the direction of the IJsselmeer or North Sea Canal.
Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam is fully active in Amsterdam-Noord. We are happy to show you the most recently developed real estate and picturesque garden villages of Noord. One of the benefits opposed to district Centrum is the surplus of parking space. Compared to, for example, Amsterdam-Zuid the pricing level of houses in Amsterdam-Noord makes it more affordable to buy a house there.
Who lives in Amsterdam finds it difficult not to regularly visit famous spots or places that famous people made interesting. A lot of those places can be found in Amsterdam-Oost, like the Indian borough, former Ajax stadium De Meer, the Jaap Edenbaan and the world famous Science Park. And what about Johan Cruyff? This small summary is a fine example of how old and new times combine and even run side by side these days. Being part of that environment is wonderful of course, but in Amsterdam it can also be difficult to stay away from typical Amsterdam issues like structural problems or associations of owners that don’t operate as they should. That immediately emphasizes the importance of hiring Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam.
Amsterdam-West / Westerpark
Amsterdam-West is one of the purest spots you will find in Amsterdam; an important cultural territory. West has a mind of its own, is beautiful, pure, raw, infamous, famous and therefore without a doubt lively and fascinating. With the Westerpark and Westergasfabriek this district also offers green, peaceful and relaxing facilities for recreational purposes in many ways. Those who want to live in West can choose between different boroughs within the district. If you want to make sure you buy a house on the right spot it is advisable to hire an expert who guides you during the buying process and signals possible structural or other problems through his specific working method. Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam is happy to be at your service.
Amsterdam (Oud) Zuid
Imagine living there: close to iconic places like the Rijksmuseum, Olympisch Stadion, De Pijp, the Concertgebouw and the Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest). It almost speaks for itself that Amsterdam-Zuid is one of the most popular districts of Amsterdam. However, we mustn’t forget that issues like structural problems, a non-functional association of owners and paying ground lease are also part of this district. Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam knows this district like no other and is well aware of all issues that play a crucial part when buying a house here. The joy of living somewhere starts by working with an agent that has a proven working method for a more than reasonable fee.
Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam has vast experience in the housing- and real estate sector in Amsterdam-Zuidoost. This district is developed in the 60’s and is loved by people that want to live near the city, but don’t want to pay the full price. A lot of houses in the Bijlmermeer have been renovated since the 90’s, But when you hear the name Bijlmermeer and only think about flats and high buildings, you are mistaken. Amsterdam-Zuidoost also has affordable single-family homes with a garden, in a peaceful and varied area with a lot of green. You will see that IJburg and Amsterdam-Noord aren’t the only districts in Amsterdam that offer those kind of houses.
The Amsterdam-Zuidoost district makes way for various new development projects that ensure a multicultural population. In most cases it has to do with small housing projects that offer a chance to anybody searching for a house just outside the centre of Amsterdam.
Diemen is a very attractive municipality for individuals and families who want to live nearby Amsterdam, but prefer a more cosy and greener habitat to optimise their way of living. That makes Diemen very popular amongst people searching for a house and therefore it’s even more important to focus your search for you a house that matches your wishes and needs. Aankoopmakelaar Amsterdam knows the local market in Diemen like no other and is ready to assist you during your search. After all, the pleasure of living starts by finding the right house for the right price.
Haarlem is an incredibly popular city to live in. We understand very well that many people call Haarlem "a smaller version of Amsterdam". The beautiful, atmospheric historical city centre and the diversity of surrounding neighbourhoods make Haarlem a place where you as a homebuyer can literally go in different directions. With over 160,000 inhabitants at the end of 2021, Haarlem is just outside the top ten largest municipalities in the Netherlands.
Uithoorn is a beautiful, atmospheric municipality, situated on the banks of the Amstel river. At the end of 2021 Uithoorn had over 30,000 inhabitants, a number that is expected to grow over the coming years because of the planned new construction projects in and around the city. Part of the municipality of Uithoorn is the rural village of De Kwakel, where approximately one-fifth of the municipality's inhabitants live.
Weesp is a beautiful, authentic fortified town. From March 2022, Weesp will be part of the municipality of Amsterdam. Mid-2021, Weesp had over 20,500 inhabitants and this number has risen considerably in recent years, mainly due to the increase in the supply of housing as a result of the recent completion of various new construction projects.