Investment Tips

Emergence of Asoke’s Phetchaburi Intersection

Recently the spotlight, has been firmly on the “peripheral markets”; neighborhoods outside Bangkok’s Central Business District (CBD), promising outsized and lucrative returns to savvy investors. Areas such as Bangsue, Bangna, and the Riverside have dominated the media’s attention. While the appeal and potential of these peripherals are undoubtable, investors would be gravely mistaken to believe that Bangkok’s CBD no longer…Read More

Phra Khanong the Buy-to-let Condo Investment Hotspot

Buy-to-let (BTL) Investments follows a simple formula, simply buy property in locations that offer a combination of: – Convenient Commutes (To key areas of the city). – Appealing Lifestyle. – Quality (Possibly Good Value) Accommodation Options. Neighborhoods that are able to fully integrate these 3 lifestyle offerings transform and develop into popular residential hubs and investors inevitably profit. “Capital Appreciation…Read More

Taxes on Buying and Selling Condominiums in Thailand

Sales and purchase taxes are always primary considerations especially when investing in real estate. Certain countries worldwide, impose tough taxation rules that can quickly erode capital gains and result in sub-standard profits for investors! Interestingly, Thailand offers buyers and sellers an advantageous and a relatively low set of taxes. As a general rule of thumb: “Sellers will typically disburse Taxes…Read More

Bangkok’s Top Developers set their sights on Ekamai!

Following Thonglor’s luxury condo development spree, unsurprisingly developers now have their eyes set on neighboring Ekamai. As recently highlighted in “Overlooked Ekkamai: Story of an Underrated Condo Hotspot”, this sudden boom is predictable. Ekamai is viewed as a premium location and it offers a trendy, peaceful and laidback residential community environment. Often viewed as Thonglor’s sister neighborhood, it is centrally…Read More

Residential Potential of North Bangkok’s Ladprao- Phahon Yothin

Geographically referring to the intersection of the two major roads Ladprao and Phahon Yothin Road the area has developed a strong residential community and a pleasant lifestyle offering. The area is popular amongst Thai working professionals as it is well connected, served by BTS Mochit, MRT Chatuchak Park, MRT Phahon Yothin and MRT Ladprao; it is also easy to drive…Read More

Benefits of Buying Condos from Smaller Developers

Spiking land acquisition costs, intense inter-developer competition, and ever growing client expectations have transformed Bangkok condominium development into a “no holds barred” affair! This hyper-competitive business environment has yielded several big names such as Sansiri, Ananda Development and AP (Thai) that are now dominant players in the Capital. These serial developers blanket Bangkok with constant marketing campaigns and regularly announce…Read More

7 Exciting Upcoming Condo Projects in Asoke!

Asoke’s ever growing appeal as a development and investment hotspot is unsurprising. It has consolidated its position as Sukhumvit’s premier business and office district; with hundreds of international and local businesses from a variety of industries, headquartered in this commercial hub. This unique business ecosystem is made possible firstly due to the dense concentration of office towers clustering around Sukhumvit…Read More

Soi Langsuan: The Bangkok CBD’s Residential Oasis

Chidlom’s Soi Langsuan (Langsuan Road), already has all the elements of a successful and desirable neighborhood. The tree-lined area is pleasant and chic with leisure and retail options such as Central Chidlom Shopping Mall and The Portico Community Mall servicing local residents. An additional benefit to the local lifestyle is the proximity of the area to Lumpini Park, one of…Read More

On Nut’s Sukhumvit 50: A Residential Transformation

Fresh’s Editorial has extensively covered On Nut’s up-and-coming appeal, as a residential and investment hub for the city’s working professionals. The neighborhood is rapidly transforming, especially with the launch of high-quality condos and the development of its leisure and retail scene. The area is undergoing massive gentrification with landmark projects such as Century Mall (Shopping Complex) promising to reposition On…Read More

Bangkok’s Second-Hand Condo Market: The Growing Gap!

There is an undeniable and biased preference, for off-Plan projects in Bangkok. This local reality is understandable, off-plan captures the imagination of investors and home buyers, with brilliant promises of “what could be, will be and should be”. On a more pragmatic-level, new condo launches also offer a thrilling and fast-paced opportunity to make a “quick buck” by flipping condo…Read More

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