Bangkok Property

Bangkok MRT Extension- Look at these Stunning New Stations!

The Mass Rapid Transportation Authority (MRTA) operator of Bangkok’s MRT, in August’19 launched the extension of the MRT Chaloem Ratchamongkhon Blue line. This extension of service, now links Hua Lamphong to Tha Phra; with another extension (Tha Phra to Lak Song) due for operation in Sep’19. These extensions are a proactive response to Bangkok’s expansion and will connect neighborhoods previously…Read More

Will Bangkok Chinatown’s Heritage Survive Gentrification?

Bangkok’s Chinatown, also known as “Yaowarat” by locals, represents an iconic and historical destination where the rich heritage of Sino-Thais can still be experienced. The Chinese quarters, offers visitors a unique chance to “travel back in time” and experience the retro-chic charm of old world Bangkok!     The area is a bustling commercial neighborhood and popular tourist hotspot, especially…Read More

Is Airbnb Illegal in Thailand?

A frequently asked question, that ALWAYS comes up! Is Airbnb illegal in Thailand? To keep it simple, yes it’s illegal to Airbnb properties in Thailand. Property owners also known as Airbnb “Hosts”, can be prosecuted if they rent their properties on a nightly or weekly basis. That’s the short answer, however the “whole story” is a little more complicated! Firstly…Read More

Bangkok’s Sukhumvit: Lifestyle and Area Guide

Sukhumvit is Bangkok’s most exciting residential district and an appealing cosmopolitan lifestyle hub! The neighborhood caters to an eclectic range of people, with a wide collection of attractions from shopping malls, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. This huge choice of “Things to do” and “Things to see”, makes the neighborhood popular with both Thais and Expats.     This diversity…Read More

The Top 10 Largest Property Developers in Thailand

Conducting a property search as an investor or homebuyer in Thailand, can be a daunting and wildly confusing experience! The country is teeming with residential projects at different stages of construction from newly launched to ready to move-in. “Knowledge is power” and understanding the local market dynamics allow investors to make better and more informed investment decisions. For example, in…Read More

3 Things to Consider When Buying Off-Plan Condos in Bangkok

Buying new projects off-plan in Bangkok, definitely offers investors and homebuyers numerous advantages. These include, a delayed payment plan, opportunity to “flip” units before transfer and the associated capital appreciation benefits! However, not all off-plan projects are good investments, therefore buyers are advised to conduct careful market research and to be ultra-selective when prospecting for opportunities. Bangkok is an expansive…Read More

Can foreigners buy property in Thailand?

Can foreigners legally own property in Thailand? To keep it simple, “Yes, it’s possible”! People often worry that Thai Property Laws are complicated and confusing. Rest-assured, buying property in Thailand is straightforward and the laws are easy to follow and understand. Investors and homebuyers can follow these 3 simple rules: 1. Foreigners cannot own land. However, they can own and…Read More

5 “Super Luxury” Condos Transforming Phrom Phong!

Phrom Phong’s meteoric rise to the top of the ladder, as Sukhumvit’s ultra-exclusive residential neighborhood can be summed-up in a simple formula: “Convenience + Lifestyle.” Located in Mid-Sukhumvit, serviced by BTS Phrom Phong and offering easy access to several major road arteries, the area is enviably convenient. Phrom Phong initially developed as a residential counterpart to neighboring Asoke, a business…Read More

Chula-Samyan an Urban Transformation Fuelled by Students!

Anyone familiar with Thailand’s tertiary education system, will immediately recognize Chulalongkorn University’s (CU) dominance at the top of the nation’s college rankings. With an illustrious reputation as the local Oxford or even Thailand’s Harvard University, Chulalongkorn’s deep history and its prestigious roster of alumni from influential statesmen to popular actors, make the institution Thailand’s closest equivalent to an Ivy League!…Read More

Jittery Hong Kong Investors- Good News for Bangkok Property?

The controversial Hong Kong extradition bill and the sporadic protests that followed its announcement, has created an unprecedented tense and volatile environment in the Special Administrative Region. In recent weeks, Fresh’s Sales Team has recorded a “renewed uptick” in Hong Kong buyer interest and registrations. This is reflected in both number of inquiries recorded and volume of HK visits to…Read More