The ‘Haarlem and Haarlemmermeer Housing and Education Event’ on Saturday may 18th was an excellent way to find out why Haarlem and Haarlemmermeer are great places to live and to learn all about finding a home and education in these areas. The event was organized by expatsHaarlem and took place in Hart Haarlem. Here’s a review and the video and photos of the event.
In a market teeming with house hunters and financial consultants, the Housing Event presented a selected reliable group of experts in the housing market in the big Amsterdam area and in Haarlem and Haarlemmermeer.
The program, kicked off by expatsHaarlem, followed by the first lecture the municipality of Haarlem, existed of several presentations about recent housing developments in the area, informing about new urban projects, future living areas, and plans for more sustainable houses.
Renters, real estate agents and financial advisers talked about legal, financial, tax and practical matters of renting, letting, buying, selling and renovating a home. They gave insights in the house hunting process and tips how to prevent making costly mistakes, how to choose between renting and buying and your maximum mortgage.
Education professionals gave presentations and answered questions about education in the Netherlands and in Haarlem and Haarlemmermeer, local daycares and schools. Psychologists and lifestyle coaches gave tips to improve life in your new home and/or country.
Fair Floor & Exhibitors
At the information stands questions were answered on getting set up in the region and how to understand and improve your personal situation. A home restyler gave practical tips and attendees could ask for personal advice and directly sign up for services.
In the bar you could get your hand decorated with henna and for the kids there were coloring books, balloons and face paint.
The day ended with a drink in the bar. Time to network, socialize and hear about the activities and events that expatsHaarlem organizes the whole year, like the monthly drink, the Dutch language Café, comedies, parents & kids meetings.
Photos and video
Find the photos and video of the Haarlem & Haarlemmermeer Housing & Education Event 2019, all made by Roberto With.
What makes this event stand out is that it’s organized by the local expat community expatsHaarlem. At arrival we were welcomed by a very enthusiast and proud local team. Being from abroad themselves they know from experience what an international needs.
ExpatsHaarlem is fully run by volunteers and depends on sponsors for organizing events like these.
These sponsors made the Haarlem & Haarlemmermeer Housing & Education Event 2019 possible: