Conformity and model purchase agreements Under Dutch law the seller is legally obliged to deliver what he sold, i.e. ‘in conformity’ with the agreement. In purchase agreements this . . . The age clause Real estate contracts under Dutch law often include a clause about the age of the property. This is a way for the seller to limit his liability for . . . Registering the purchase agreement in the Land Register: ten questions and answers Since September 2003 registering the purchase agreement in the Land Register offers additional legal protection. This provision is sometimes called . . . Blog series on apartments and renovations / Part 1: check the deed of division The plan seemed to be top-notch But one of the co-owners said no Change the deed, avoid a hotchpotch Ruled the Court of Justice, don’t botch it up Even if . . . Blog series on apartments and renovations / Part 2: the 80% rule and update of the regulations The renovation of an apartment usually requires approval from the meeting of owners. Sometimes this is not enough and the deed of division must be amended . . . Blog series apartments and renovations / Part 3: updating the regulations and the contingency fund If the division is amended for a renovation it is a good idea to check whether the regulations are still up to date. Perhaps they can benefit from being . . . Blog series apartments and renovations Part 4 (final part): leasehold & apartment, apartment & leasehold An apartment and renovation plans? First check the deed of division and click here. Do you want to know more about the 80% rule? Click here. If leasehold . . . Non-occupancy clauses: Buyers beware (especially if you’re a lawyer) Like age clauses, non-occupancy clauses appear regularly in Dutch property purchase agreements. Sometimes they are used in combination with each other, and . . .