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Real estate agents in Utrecht

If you’re looking to buy or sell a property in Utrecht, partnering with the right real estate agent in Utrecht can make all the difference. A skilled real estate agent in Utrecht can help you maximize the value of your property, handle all the details, and ease your worries throughout the entire process. Whether you’re buying or selling, a buying or selling agent can offer invaluable assistance, including accompanying you to viewings, helping you bid on properties, and guiding you through the notarial process. With over 9,000 active real estate agents in the Netherlands, it can be challenging to find the right one for your needs. Fortunately, our tool makes it easy to compare and contrast all the estate agents operating in Utrecht, so you can make an informed decision. Don’t let the overwhelming number of options prevent you from finding the perfect real estate agent in Utrecht – use our tool to simplify the process and find the best real estate agent in Utrecht for you. Fill in the comparison tool now and take the first step towards securing your dream home or selling your property for the best possible price.

Top 10 real estate agents in Utrecht

At Juiste Makelaar, we always want the best for you as a buyer and as a seller. When you’re looking for a real estate agent in Utrecht, you want to know which one suits you best. That’s why we have an up-to-date list of the 10 best-performing real estate agents in Utrecht. Below you can see in which ways the real estate agents can be filtered.

  • Most homes sold

The first thing people want to know about a real estate agent’s top 10 is the number of houses an agent has sold. In the top 10 real estate agents in Utrecht, you can immediately see the 10 real estate agents that sold the most homes.

  • Highest asking price

When your house is in a lower or higher segment than the current average, you want to know which estate agent is active in this segment. At that point, click twice on the column. Then the real estate agents who have sold the most expensive houses in Utrecht will appear.

  • Fastest sales

When you want to sell your house quickly, it is nice to know the statistics of a real estate agent. So are you looking for a proactive real estate agent? Then click the stars at the top. At that point, you will filter on the fastest real estate agents in Utrecht.

Costs of a real estate agent in Utrecht

Most real estate agents in Utrecht use a brokerage fee of between 1.0 and 1.3% to calculate costs. You then pay the real estate agent this percentage of the asking price. Additional costs are often start-up costs, which are calculated based on the commission and are often around 80% of this. Below is an example of how to calculate the costs you might pay for a real estate agent in Utrecht.

Asking price property in Utrecht (example) € 463.00
Average brokerage commission Utrecht 1,3 %
Cost of real estate agent € 6.019,- 
Start-up costs € 550,-
Total costs of Utrecht real estate agent € 6.569,-

Keep in mind that the costs can differ per real estate agent in Utrecht. Therefore, discuss clearly in advance which costs will be charged so you know where you stand. In addition, there may be additional costs such as:

  • Withdrawal costs
  • Costs for drawing up a purchase agreement
  • Costs for a viewing

> Read more about real estate agent costs here

Compare real estate agents in Utrecht

Before you join forces with a real estate agent in Utrecht, it is good to have compared several. Below are a few more points on how to compare real estate agents in Utrecht:

Comparing real estate agents for sale

  • Don’t only look at the commission, but also at the price. A higher commission often means more service and better quality. Often, real estate agents also work on a no-cure no pay basis.
  • Compare the houses for sale at different real estate agents in Utrecht. Does the segment correspond? That is already a step in the right direction.
  • Are the photos taken by the real estate agent good and professional? After all, this is the first thing a potential buyer sees.
  • How does the real estate agent deploy its promotional channels? Check how active the different real estate agents are.

Compare buying agents

  • How much experience does the buying agent have in the area where you want to buy a house?
  • How long has the estate agent been active as a buying agent in Utrecht? That way you know what the network in the city is like.
  • What is the commission? Don’t just compare costs, because a more expensive real estate agent can also get you your dream house. While a “cheaper” one may not be able to.
  • Compare prices including VAT, this way you make sure you are not comparing apples with oranges.
  • What tasks will the buying agent perform for you? Is this the same as with other colleagues?
  • How much experience does the buying agent have in Utrecht and the neighbourhoods where you want to buy a house?

Advantages of a real estate agent in Utrecht

When you want to buy or sell a house with a real estate agent in a Utrecht neighbourhood, it is a good sign if the professional is familiar with the neighbourhood. Utrecht has ten different neighbourhoods. Different real estate agents are active in these districts, with Utrecht real estate agents having specific qualities for specific districts in Utrecht. This is partly because a real estate agent will buy or sell more properties in one Utrecht neighbourhood than in another. So always check the real estate agent’s knowledge of the neighbourhoods in Utrecht where you want to buy a house. Reasons why you should choose a local real estate agent in Utrecht:

  • More knowledge of the regional housing market
  • The local real estate agent Utrecht often knows potential buyers for your house
  • Is familiar with and well-informed about local regulations
  • Knows other active colleagues in the neighbourhood

Featured expat agents in Utrecht

In Utrecht, too, there are active real estate agents who sell many homes. This may also differ depending on the neighbourhood where the estate agent is active. To help you get started, we have highlighted several specialised expat agents in Utrecht.

NVM Real Estate Agent in Utrecht

Juiste Makelaar only puts you in touch with real estate agents in Utrecht who are affiliated with a trade association. In the Netherlands, this is NVM, VBO real estate agents or VastgoedPro. Of these three trade associations, NVM is the largest and best-known. The requirements these trade associations set for estate agents give you more certainty about their quality.
> Read more about NVM Makelaars

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How does it work?


Select your preferences

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Personalized intake and selection

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Real estate agents get in touch

The selected real estate agents will contact you without obligation.


You choose the right agent

Finally, you choose the real estate agent that best suits you!


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What does a real estate agent in Utrecht cost when selling a house?


The commission of an estate agent in Utrecht, is often calculated with a percentage over the selling price of the house. In Utrecht, the costs for a real estate agent are on average 1.03% of the selling price. This includes VAT and excludes any additional costs such as photos, floor plans and placing the house online.

What does a purchase broker in Utrecht cost?


Purchase agents come in all shapes and sizes. The costs for an estate agent vary from € 3,250 to 1,20% of the purchase price. In most cases, you pay a fixed amount, for example € 3,250, or a percentage of the purchase price.

Do estate agents in Utrecht work with no cure, no pay?


The majority of the real estate agents in Utrecht use “no cure no pay”, which means that you only pay when something is bought or sold with the real estate agent. The rest of the estate agents often apply a start-up fee or sometimes a withdrawal fee. Start-up costs are more common when selling a property.

How many estate agents are active in Utrecht?


134 real estate agents are currently active in Utrecht.

Can I only compare real estate agents in the city of Utrecht?


No. We can help you free of charge and without obligation anywhere in the Netherlands, whether you are looking in the province of Utrecht or in a city like Zeist. We are happy to help you find the right estate agent.