This is why you want to rent in Amsterdam Oost

(Picture: Perry Tak) Besides Amsterdam Noord and Zuidoost, Oost is your best option to find affordable rentals in Amsterdam. It saves you a ride on the metro and a trip with the ferry over het IJ, but what else do you get in return? You will have the coolest neighbors in the whole of Amsterdam and the lowest…

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Winter is the best time to find a rental in Amsterdam

Rent is expensive in Amsterdam, that’s a given. There are ways of enhancing your success in finding a house though. Our latest discovery: you have less competition in Amsterdam when looking for a rental in the winter. Dutch people are not big fans of moving during the winter (holidays). Less people register for rentals in…

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This is why you want a rental in the Jordaan area

Did you already find a rental in the Jordaan area? Pull that door shut – your door that is – and enjoy your new neighborhood. You dont live in the Jordaan yet? In that case we still have “The perfect day in the Jordaan” for you. Just a last little nudge, because this is where…

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Why renting in Amsterdam North is a good idea

Ok, ok, so a few weeks ago we wrote why you really want to rent a house in the Jordaan. Not that we are against it now, but we did it, we took the ferry across to Amsterdam North or simply Noord. Wind in your face, water splashing and birds circling your head, it is…

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Low cost rentals in Amsterdam North

Amsterdam North – the figures. All you need to way the pluses and the minuses against each other. We think renting in Amsterdam North is a good idea. But what do low cost rentals in Amsterdam North set you back every month, and what should you expect for that? Low cost rentals in Amsterdam North Take a…

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5x how to get a great rental apartment in Amsterdam

We love lists with tips to find rental apartments in Amsterdam here at RentSlam. We love helping you get your hands on one of these Amsterdam rentals even more. As soon as you start looking for your next rental home, you will find out how helpful these lists really are. Because it is truly a daunting task to…

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Cheap apartments for rent in Amsterdam

This is how you find them! We all want to live in Amsterdam, and preferably in the center. The beautiful center with its lovely canals where we can look at the boats floating by. But Amsterdam is not a cheap place to live in terms of rental cost. So how does one go about finding…

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Why your rental property is in the Jordaan.

To some it might seem strange to pay a large sum of money for a small rental property in a narrow street in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam. And you will probably be much more successful in finding a rental property in Amsterdam-Noord if you were to take the ferry. But you want to live…

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10 things Expats in Amsterdam need to arrange

Moving to another country is usually a very exciting time, you will be confronted with a different culture, language, rules etc. But as an expat in Amsterdam there are many (boring) things you need to arrange. Check these 10 things you might need to do, as an Expat in Amsterdam, depending on your situation. Visa…

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5 ways to find a house for rent in Amsterdam

5 ways to find a house for rent in Amsterdam

What is the quickest, cheapest and best way to find a house for rent in Amsterdam There are many ways to Rome. But also to find a house for rent in Amsterdam. It may seem impossible at times, but if you know how to go about it, you can find your long term rental in…

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5 common rental fees, should you pay them?

These are the 5 most common rental fees Renting a house can be a traumatic experience in cities like Amsterdam. On top of it all you are confronted with many different rental fees to be paid. Read below to find out if you should pay them or not, and how much would be reasonable. If…

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Amsterdam ranks 11th on list of best cities in the world

Amsterdam ranks 11th on the Mercer Quality of Life Index 2015. Amsterdam ranks 11th, but the Austrian capital Vienna tops the list and Bagdad (Irak) is the least attractive city to live in.   Researchers have compared the social economic climate, healthcare, education, housing quality and environment. According to The Guardian it is an important factor…

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