How much can you borrow?
Many expats in Belgium, especially those on long-term postings, consider buying a home. Unless you are in the fortunate position of having a pile of cash, it’s useful to calculate how much you can afford to borrow before starting to look at properties.
What you need to know
Prices of private real estate have typically been less volatile in Belgium than in other countries over the past decades. They even were largely untouched by the financial and economic crisis of 2007-2008. How come?