The accessibility of the Dutch real estate market is different from other countries. No other country in the world has a more transparent real estate market. Almost every house or apartment on the market is offered through 1 website: http://www.funda.nl
The Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers (NVM) is the largest Dutch organisation in the field of brokerage and property management. Only in Holland 3750 brokers divided over 27 departments and 2500 offices are connected to one organisation, the NVM.
By means of the NVM office, almost every house or apartment on the market is at your disposal. In this way, you don’t have to go through the offers of every broker one by one, to find your new home.
You can have access to the houses and apartments of 2500 agencies, through the entirely automated exchange system of one NVM broker.
The NVM licensed estate agents cover approximately 80% of the market, the rest is devided over the non regulated property dealers, they also show their property on funda.