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Dutch Association of Real Estate Agents and Valuers 
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Visiting Address
Gildeweg 13
NL-2632 BD Nootdorp

Postal Address
Postbus 135
NL-2630 AC Nootdorp

Tel: +31(0)70 345 87 03
Fax: +31(0)70 310 65 11

President: J.G. Bruijniks
Managing Director: Hans van der Ploeg RAE
Number of direct members: 870
Number of qualified valuers (individuals): 776
Number of valuation companies: 700

Member of TEGoVA since: 2013
Category of membership: Full


VBO is one of the three organisation representing the real estate agents and valuers in the Netherlands.

Permanent Representatives to TEGoVA

Gijs de Jager

Gijs de Jager

* Honorary Member of VBO
* Former Board Member of VBO

Amstelkroon Vastgoed B.V.
Real Estate Advisers
Stadhouderskade 55
NL-1072 AB Amsterdam

Hans van der Ploeg

Hans van der Ploeg RAE

Managing Director

Brief History & Role

VBO Makelaar was founded in 1985 and is currently situated in Nootdorp in the Netherlands. VBO is the Dutch association for real estate agents and valuers. In 2019, the name was changed to VBO.

Principal Activities

With approximately 900 registered members, VBO is the second largest real estate association in the Netherlands. Besides a Residential Real Estate section , VBO Makelaar has a Commercial Real Estate and Agricultural Real Estate sections.

Principal Areas of Policy

VBO Makelaar renders a great number of services to its members, such as legal and business advice. Besides being active in market regulation, VBO Makelaar is also a partner in deliberation for national and international politics and government.


VBO is a Dutch association for real estate agents and valuers. It is a member of the CEI (Confédération Européenne de l'immobilier) and TEGoVA.


The members of VBO stand for quality and reliability; their service is guaranteed by a code of ethics and subject to the disciplinary rules administered by an independent disciplinary tribunal, the 'TCMNL' (Tuchtcollege Makelaardij Nederland).

VBO obliges its members to upgrade their professional knowledge on a yearly basis. Every five years each member is subject to recertification to make sure their legal and marketing knowledge is contemporary.



- Vastgoed Adviseur: Free magazine for members and stakeholders in the business,
- A monthly newsletter for all members,
- Reports about the points of view of VBO concerning current subjects in the real estate market.
- Everything is published on the website www.vbomakelaar.nl.

EVS 2016

TEGOVA NETHERLANDS translated the European Valuation Standards 2016 into Dutch.

Awarding member association

Recognised European Valuer
Awarding Member Association

The association has the right to award Recognised European Valuer status (designated by the letters REV) to its members.

TEGoVA Residential Valuer
Residential Awarding Member Association

The association has the right to award TEGoVA Residential Valuer status (designated by the letters TRV) to its members.

TEGoVA Netherlands


The Dutch TEGOVA member associations NVM, VastgoedPRO and VBO formed TEGOVA NETHERLANDS. Its main goal is to work together to pursue and defend common interests.