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MEET THE BROKERS AND STAFF OF JRS MAKELAARS

JRS consists of a team of 8 certified brokers and 6 commercial office staff. Experience, background, passions, market knowledge, network, and personal creative input at JRS give JRS Makelaars the perfect team spirit.

JRS makelaars is active from 3 offices: Haarlem, Heemstede-Aerdenhout, and Bloemendaal with a team of certified brokers and commercial office staff. We know what is happening in the region and are constantly following market developments. A pleasant security if you are looking for a home, apartment or villa or if you want to sell.

HANS RUTTE, Property Taxateur RM RT

Hans Rutte is director of JRS brokers. In military service he started training as a broker in 1987, together with Joop Jansen, to start his own office. In 1992 the office of the Van Seters family and in 2002 the office of Swen makelaars in Bloemendaal was taken over. After the retirement of Joop Jansen, Hans Rutte, as the sole shareholder supported by an excellent team of people, wields the scepter of JRS brokers. Hans Rutte is a generalist who has an understanding of almost all facets of the brokerage profession through his long experience.

Yet JRS does not choose brokers for generalists but for specialists. "The brokerage profession has become too complex. That is why we distinguish four disciplines in our organizations: homes, commercial real estate, new construction / consultancy and appraisals. For these four disciplines, we have formed four teams of specialists. I helicopter and ensure that assignments are carried out by the right team. Our brokers have a lot of know-how for each of these four disciplines. The formation of these specializations also contributes to the fact that our clients, private individuals and companies, as well as the municipality of Haarlem, surrounding municipalities, housing corporations and project developers / builders can find us. "

"A lot has changed in recent years," concludes Hans Rutte. "What fortunately did not change is the personal contact with our clients. To work out a certain route in consultation with the client, to listen carefully, to be and to remain essential and attractive features of our profession. "

Telephone 023.531.95.40

Email: [email protected]

MARC HONNEF, Property Taxateur RM RT

"I am a man of the houses, a real estate agent ," says Marc Honnef JRS broker mainly from the office in Bloemendaal. "My father acted in real estate. He did it from feeling, made his calculations, so to speak, on the back of his cigarette box. I am more a type of ratio, wanted to gain more knowledge, therefore followed various training courses to become an NVM broker. "

Exposing the rational side of a transaction, ensuring that the client does not make a decision on emotional grounds, they are the right things for Marc Honnef when he tells the added value of his work. "There is a lot involved. Closing a transaction in combination with the human side of the business, the tension, the feelings, that all creates an extra challenge. Broker is a textbook example of a service profession. I always try to get the maximum out of the fire for my client. Where sometimes I have to adjust dream images, the client on the other side of the coin wise, both in positive and negative sense.

I think it's great to give process control. JRS stands for quality, knowledge, expertise, a large network, speed and, not unimportantly, a listening ear. Because it always starts with knowing and estimating what your client wants. "

Telephone 023.525.90.91

Email: [email protected]

JAN DEN ROOIJEN, Property Taxateur RM RT

Jan den Rooijen has been working as a broker for more than 20 years in the Central and South Kennemerland region. He grew up, went to school and practiced there. Moreover, he stood at the cradle of the regional broadcaster. He knows better than anyone the plus and minus points of this region.

"Knowledge of regional issues is very important. Where are the schools, where are the stores, how is the neighborhood known, is there a lot of traffic in a certain street, you name it. Knowing which segments a neighborhood or city has, how it is built, that applies especially to existing buildings. "

Jan den Rooijen saw how this region developed. "It's getting more and more Burgundian here. People in the West want to enjoy and live in a beautiful living environment. Take, for example, the kitchen. Ten years ago that was an unimportant item when buying a home, nowadays it is high on the priority list. The kitchen is the heart of the house, like the living room that used to be. "

Quality, solidity and personal attention form for Jan den Rooijen and JRS Heemstede three important pillars in the service. "Take a look at the reviews from JRS Heemstede on Funda. Very often personal attention is mentioned as an asset. I'm pretty proud of that. "

Telephone 023.529.29.29

Email: [email protected]

PIETER JAN VAN DER WOUDE, Property Taxateur RM RT

Ask Peter Jan van der Woude  a question about valuation and the broker / appraiser of JRS brokers will be released. "I find it a challenge to determine the right value and to record this for the customer through insightful reports. Knowledge of the region is essential. In determining the value, I always assume the reasonableness. Of course there is in some cases a discrepancy between what I find reasonable and what is ultimately paid by a client. This sometimes results in lively substantive discussions.

I once applied for JRS because the office is well-known throughout the region. It is not for nothing that many young brokers started their careers here. JRS brokers has proven itself as a training institute in recent decades. At JRS you will find the right mix of experience, enthusiasm and youthful zest. "

Telephone 023.531.95.40

Email: [email protected]

JANE HAMMOND, Real Estate Agent ARMT

"Why do not you become a broker yourself," Jane Hammond's friends asked . At the time she was taking a tour of a number of houses for sale in Spain. Jane added the word to the word and followed a training as a broker. "Translating housing requirements, finding the house that suits you, finding the right buyer for that one house or apartment, that's what it's all about. In addition, I would like to let people who buy a house know what they can do with it. Think about how it can be grown more efficiently and economically, always doing something more for the customer. I want to be a broker plus. "

Attention to the customer, the relationship, JRS makelaars pays a lot of attention to those aspects, says Jane. "Expertise and expertise are of course at the top. Being able to advise a customer well on the basis of your knowledge and experience. Knowing the local market and the players in that market is important. We advise and unburden through an interaction with the customer. The ultimate goal is to achieve a maximum result. That all parties are happy and look back on the process with satisfaction and a good feeling. This is only possible through optimum transparency, that the customer always gets openness in all cases. The broker is the adviser, the sparring partner, we are objective, look at the building with a realistic view. These are things that we, JRS, stand for as brokers. "

Telephone 023.529.29.29

Email: [email protected]

YASMIN MEIJER, Real Estate Agent ARMT

Yasmin Meijer worked at JRS brokers in Bloemendaal until 2006. Then she left with her family, first to London, a few years later to Washington DC. For nine years, she was a broker in America, where she helped shape one of the fastest growing and most innovative offices in the country. But now that their three children live and study in the Netherlands, Yasmin and her husband return. Her many years of knowledge and experience in the Dutch and American brokerage business immediately prompted Yasmin to rejoin the JRS family.

Estate agent in Washington or estate agent in Kennemerland, is there a lot of difference? "For me, it's always about the people, about the trust that you build up yourself and as a team with a customer. That requires a lot of care, proactive thinking and attention to detail. Like my JRS teammates, I enjoy being a true real estate advisor, at all stages of the customer's life. That customer remains a customer. I get my energy out of that. "

Do you have to get used to the Netherlands? "I had not cycled for eleven years. That is getting used to, especially now that I am being overtaken by electric bikes on all sides. And that the Dutch often do small groceries. Americans do not know that. They load their SUV once a week. When I first came out of the supermarket with a full car here, I realized that I was cycling. I had to drive back and forth three times before everything was at home. "

Telephone 023.525.90.91

Email: [email protected]

PATRICK RIPPENS, Real Estate Agent ARMT

Patrick Rippens worked for a number of years at a real estate agency in Amsterdam. He had commercial real estate as well as houses and apartments in his portfolio. Before his Amsterdam period he was active in Haarlem and Velsen. "I live in the area, working in this region is a big advantage. Many different disciplines come together at JRS. That makes my work challenging. A commercial visit is something completely different from a viewing of a home. In the first case you are sparring with numbers, it is about floor area, accessibility, costs and benefits, that is very rational. When there is a home view, there is emotion, I see young people think: this is where our first child is born. Offering and offering everything with personal contact is the strength of JRS.

We work in teams of two brokers, so that our clients never have to deal with many different JRS employees in principle. That fits perfectly with how I myself are in the profession. A starter who looks at his first home with his parents or someone who closes a transaction for the fourth time. For me it is equally important. I think it's important to go through the process from start to finish. If, for example, a birth card is delivered a year later, I know that this personal attention is appreciated. Such a card is the ultimate reward for me. "

Telephone 023.531.95.40

Email: [email protected]

JOEY VAN DEN HAAK, Real Estate Agent ARMT

Joey van den Haak (32) was interested in the building-technical side of a home as being poured into the spoon. His father has an installation company in Haarlem. Joey went on his vacation when a job had to be done somewhere. After his secondary school he decided to study HBO Management & Law, followed by the deepening of real estate brokerage. "I was able to combine my three main interests, engineering, law and commerce in the brokerage profession."

After completing his studies, he started working at a real estate agency in Badhoevedorp and became acquainted with the local and Amsterdam market. Until the crisis broke out and he went on to work in the insurance industry where he was a mortgage advisor. "The direct contact with the customer really appealed to me, but I sat at my desk all day at the office. I missed the dynamics of real estate. When it turned out that JRS was looking for a broker, I responded immediately. JRS is a large office with various specializations such as valuation, commercial real estate and new construction. That makes my work very diverse. I am perfectly in my place here. "

Telephone 023.531.95.40

Email: [email protected]

WENDY VAN WAYENBURG, Marketing & PR, New Construction Coordinator

Wendy van Wayenburg has been associated with JRS brokers for more than ten years. Her main areas of attention are the business units marketing and business development. "The brokerage is a dynamic and diverse sector. That makes working at JRS so interesting. The market is constantly changing and thus partly our approach. I focus, among other things, on the development of new services. A current example is the use of social media such as Facebook and Instagram. I also think about the marketing and communication concerning new construction projects, the expansion of our offices and relationship management after a transaction.

We never lose sight of our customers, try to continue the contact through our newsletter. I keep my finger on the pulse, make sure that what has been agreed is fulfilled. I mainly focus on the branding of our services. JRS wants to be a professional reliable partner for its customers. That's what our office stands for. "

Telephone 023.525.90.91

Email: [email protected]

HANNEKE DE GROOT, Office Manager/Commercial Office Staff

For almost thirty years, Hanneke de Groot has been the first trusted voice that JRS customers get when they call the Haarlem office. "I still regard Haarlem emotionally as our head office. This is where it started, "laughs the former doctor's assistant.

How did she end up at JRS at the commercial office? "I knew a number of people working in the brokerage business. That is why I was also asked. I am someone of the personal contract. I call a lot. I notice that people like that. I do the intake, conduct the first meeting with customers and potential customers. During that conversation I try to gauge what people find important. Do they have children who play sports, they find a primary school a short distance, they want a quiet neighborhood, you name it. I grew up in Heemstede, lived in Haarlem for a long time and now live in Heemstede again. I know this region on my thumb, so I can give a good first advice. For me JRS feels like my own house. I have seen the company grow, from one to three locations, for example. I have a great job."

LAURA HOCKER, Commercial Office Staff

After a legal training in combination with working at a law firm, Laura Höcker made the switch to the commercial office of the JRS office in Heemstede. If you call the telephone number 023-5292929, Laura will be on the phone.

"When I was looking for a house myself, I did that through JRS brokers. I visited the office in Heemstede, was told that a vacancy was open and I applied immediately. I had the job earlier than the house. That I applied, had everything to do with the atmosphere, thoroughness and the personal attention I got as a potential buyer. JRS makelaars pays a lot of attention to these aspects.

I am the first point of contact, the calling card of the office. Knowing what is happening, knowledge of the current supply and fast switching is absolutely important in the current market. Good interaction with the brokers is essential. I grew up in Heemstede and still live here. I know better than anyone why customers want to live in this environment!"

Telephone 023.529.29.29

Email: [email protected]

DEBORA JANKI, Commercial Office Staff

Debora Janki started her first working experiences with real estate as an office manager at an Amsterdam real estate agency. She attended various courses, including that of assistant broker. For some time she has been working at the commercial office of the JRS office in Haarlem. She is perfectly in her place, she says herself. "I got the tip of a fellow student. I live in Hoofddorp and told her that I wanted to work in Haarlem.

She informed me about JRS. I applied and a week later I was hired. I love the variety in the work at the office as well as assisting and unburdening the brokers. Moreover, it is important that customers who call our office know that they are being addressed correctly and properly. A satisfied first impression results in nine of the ten cases in a follow-up appointment.

What I find striking about the atmosphere at JRS is that everyone here is ready for another. The mutual understanding is excellent, JRS brokers support each other and with that the customer. "

Telephone 023.525.90.91

Email: [email protected]

MAARTJE ROTTEVEEL, Commercial Office Staff

Frequent contact with clients, especially that speaks to  Maartje Rotteveel  from the commercial office JRS office Bloemendaal. "I have always worked at companies that organize business events. I fell in the butter at JRS with my nose. The brokerage world is dynamic. You have to switch quickly. you can never lean back. I have regular contact with clients. Often by phone, but people also come to our office spontaneously. I always try to answer questions quickly and expertly. If I do not know it myself, I make sure that another JRS employee puts the customer on the right track. Linking the customer with the right JRS broker is an important part of my work "

Maartje thinks Bloemendaal is a challenging region with a wide range of properties, from villas to new buildings. "I know the region, that is definitely an advantage. I am an accurate type. For the image of JRS makelaars it is important that agreements are fulfilled. I pay close attention to that. That also applies to all my JRS colleagues from the commercial office. Together we put the tip on the i where necessary. "

Telephone 023.525.90.91

Email: [email protected]

SUSAN VAN SOEST, Commercial Office Staff

"There are many houses, but you feel at home in one house". Thus Susan van Soestwho recently exchanged her job as a flight attendant with KLM for the commercial office of the JRS office in Bloemendaal. However, the 'blue KLM blood' still flows through her veins. "As a flight attendant, I was a service provider and I do that at JRS as well. Recently a lady walked in to our office who said she would like to move to this region. Then I tell about the possibilities, the different regions, the offer, I listen to her personal situation, I like that. It is always the challenge to put the customer on the right track, to ensure that he finds the house he is looking for in cooperation with one of our brokers. In order to do something for the customer during that process, my work at JRS makes real estate very special. "

Susan van Soest studied tourism at TIO Hogeschool in Amsterdam. She wanted to fly a year, that was ten. "After the birth of our second son, I wanted more regularity. We bought a lot of a project in Aerdenhout two years ago. I was involved in the construction from A to Z. Then I thought: I want that too, what a challenging job. Hence the logical switch to the brokerage. "

Telephone 023.525.90.91

Email: [email protected]

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