Entrance/Licensing Requirements NetherlandsThe educational requirements for NVM-membership vary according to specialist section:
Section Residential: to hold the SVM-diploma (brokerage)
The SVM (Stichting Vakopleiding Makelaardij) is an independent institute that meets government requirements and which issues the generally accepted Dutch real estate qualification. There is mandatory continuing education for all NVM-members, specific to their specialist section.
A practitioner can market properties anywhere in the country. There are no restrictions, other than the limitations of the NVM multi listing system. The opportunity to offer or find property in the various regions, depends on the number of regions that a given agency has subscribed to in this MLS. If a subscription is taken out for a certain region then all supply and demand in this region is available to the subscriber. No licenses are needed.
Foreign Ownership Netherlands
Land Registration System Netherlands
Other Industry Professionals Netherlands
Practitioner Dispute Resolution Systems Netherlands
Practitioner Services Netherlands
Property Marketing Systems Netherlands
The system is owned by NVM and operated through a separate company, Funda, which has given its name to the website. The site offers property in a commercial environment which offers a wide range of property related services and products.