Our team

Meet the Homies

Photo Yael
Founder / CEO

Yael Goudsmit

Yael is the founder of Urban Homies. She was born and raised in Amsterdam and having lived there all her life she really knows the city.

Yael is the founder of Urban Homies. She was born and raised in Amsterdam and having lived there all her life she really knows the city. With a background in advertising, sales, and real estate she has the perfect skills for the job. Her approach is serious and personal, and she takes clients by the hand guiding them to the perfect property to rent or buy.
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Relocation Manager

Anna Besancon

Anna was born and raised in Amsterdam city center but moved around from west to north, so she knows Amsterdam inside out.

Anna was born and raised in Amsterdam city centre and has moved around from west to north, so she knows Amsterdam inside out. Her background is very diverse and, in every job, her planning skills and hospitality excels. Making people happy is in her blood, and she hopes to transfer some of that happiness by showing our clients the best houses that are both on, and off-market.
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Rental Manager

Gaby Mock

Having lived in Spain and the USA, Gaby understands the life of an expat. He is now proud to once again call Amsterdam 'home'.

Gaby spent years traveling abroad and is proud to once again call Amsterdam “home”. Having lived in Spain and the USA, he understands the life of an expat. He brings a depth of experience working with diverse people in project management and hospitality. With an outgoing, solution-focused approach, he ensures each client is happy and satisfied with their new home.
Rental Agent

Dennis Hompes

Dennis knows what relocation is all about. He likes to service you in the best possible way to find your desired home in the Amsterdam area.

Dennis knows what relocation is all about. He has lived in several places within the Netherlands and abroad.

With a diverse background and his affection for Amsterdam and all it has to offer, he enjoys working in real estate and helping clients. He is combining his previous experience in communication for Urban Homies internally and externally.

Dennis is an easygoing and social person who gets his energy out of meeting people. He likes to service you in the best possible way to find your desired home in the Amsterdam area.

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Real Estate Agent

Lex Sweris

Lex is a purchasing specialist with a solid network who calls Amsterdam his home for over thirty years.

For more than three decades Lex calls Amsterdam his home and sees himself as a true “Amsterdammer”. Starting from anti-squat during his student period, Lex lived in almost every neighbourhood and knows their local history. After a career in Private Banking, it was time to broaden horizons in a field Lex has loved for a long time. After several years of experience as a purchase broker with several brokers in Amsterdam, he has built up a solid network. Lex is a specialist purchasing agent. Entrepreneurial as he is, in addition to his work for Urban Homies, he has also started his own business.
Tax Consultant

Christien Kraaijeveld

Christien takes care of all tax and accounting related questions that clients from Urban Homies might have.

Christien started to take a keen interest in international tax law while studying reading law at the University of Leiden. After more than 20 years of employment with a Rotterdam based tax firm, she started her own company, Cappon Tax Consultants, offering a wide range of services including tax advisory, tax dispute, international employment, and accountancy. She enjoys helping her clients ensure that their tax affairs are organized and managed in the most efficient manner. Christien takes care of all tax and accounting related questions that clients from Urban Homies have.
Careers

Open positions

Stage kantoor medewerker & social media

Voor ons hippe makelaarskantoor zijn we opzoek naar een stagiaire die het leuk vindt om met vastgoed en social media bezig te zijn.

Ben jij in opleiding en ben je opzoek naar een stage waar je social media, design en office skills in de praktijk wil brengen dan zijn wij wellicht de perfecte leerschool.

Tijdens je stage neem je de kantoor telefoon aan, verbind door met de juiste collega’s, beheert de agenda’s van de makelaars, en plant de bezichtigingen in. Je verzorgd de social media posts, schrijft Nederlandse en Engelse aanbiedingsteksten en vindt het leuk om pro-actief mee te denken met oplossingen en creatieve ideeën.

Als jij je herkent in de onderstaande kenmerken willen wij je graag ontmoeten:

– Sterk in planning/planmatig;
– Amsterdam en omgeving goed kennen;
– Uitstekende Engelse taalvaardigheden;
– Een kei (in opleiding of instroom) op het gebied van social;
– Bij voorkeur affiniteit hebben met vastgoed;
– En uiteraard energiek, proactief en representatief;
– Mee willen groeien in een dynamisch, gezellig en informeel team (na je stage blijven behoord tot de mogelijkheden);
– Het leuk vinden om de social media te beheren;
– Minimaal MBO+ niveau.

Stuur je motivatie met CV naar ons toe via info@urbanhomies.com en hopelijk ben je snel onderdeel van ons gezellige team!

Contractduur 6-24 maanden

Parttime uren: 24-36 per week

Relocation Consultant

For our Urban Homies team, we are looking for an enthusiastic relocation consultant, or rather Urban “Homie”!

You are responsible for successfully guiding expats to the ideal accommodation and you know how to navigate the relocation world. You supervise the entire process from the initiation to aftercare. You are responsible for guiding, planning and placing new customers with a personal approach. You are able to build your own network. In time you will be the single point of contact for your own account. You contribute to the short- and long-term goals of Urban Homies.

We are always looking for social and enthusiastic people who meet the following:

– Have proactive skills
– Service oriented
– A nose for new business
– Know Amsterdam and the surrounding area well
– Empathy and social skills
– Excellent English language skills (must)
– Systematic and flexible (must)
– Adaptable, being able to switch well between projects (must)
– Have experience in real estate (pre)
– Are energetic, proactive and representative and who want to grow in a dynamic, pleasant and informal team
– Driver’s license B (must)

What we offer …

– Salary based on experience
– Growth within an entrepreneurial and dynamic team
– A future that is open to many possibilities

Send your motivation and resume to yael@urbanhomies.com and we will process it immediately.

(K)RMT

We are looking for a solid (K)RMT to strengthen our team.

You are responsible for the buying and selling process of Dutch and International customers. You supervise the entire process from the first meeting to the aftercare. You work at the office for this, but you also go outside. You have a personal approach to this, and you build your own network. You contribute to the short- and long-term goals of Urban Homies.

We are looking for social and enthusiastic people who meet the following:

– Have proactive skills
– Service oriented
– A nose for new business
– Residing in Amsterdam
– Empathy and social skills
– Excellent English language skills (must)
– Be planned and flexible
– Being able to switch well between projects
– Are energetic, proactive and representative and who want to grow in a dynamic, pleasant and informal team
– Driver’s license B (must)

What we offer …

– Salary based on performance
– Growth within an entrepreneurial and dynamic team
– A future that is open to many possibilities

Send your motivation and resume to yael@urbanhomies.com and we will process it immediately.

Any questions? Contact us!