Investment Tips

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

Buying New Condos Priced Only 1-3 Million in Bangkok?

Property Agencies throughout Bangkok are often contacted by Buyers looking for new projects between 1 to 3 Million Baht. Yet, anyone familiar with Bangkok’s property market will know that, condos priced at this affordable range has become increasingly rare and elusive. Urbanization, development and gentrification of the Capital, has relentlessly pushed prices upwards! Is it still possible to find affordable…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

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

Ploenchit-Langsuan Bangkok’s Most Expensive Address!

Located at the crossroads of Bangkok’s most desirable areas, with Siam to it’s west, Sukhumvit to the east and Silom-Sathorn to the south, using the expression the “heart of the city” to describe this neighborhood is not an exaggeration! Prestigious and perfectly positioned, Ploenchit-Langsuan represents what every part of the Capital aspires to become. The area has transformed in recent…Read More

Thailand Investment Visa: Can you buy a condo and get a long-term visa?

A common question from homebuyers and real estate investors: If I buy a property in Thailand, can I apply for a long-stay investment visa? At present, Thailand’s Tourist Visas offer a maximum validity of 60-days with the possibility to extend for an additional 30-days. While this may be ideal for holidaymakers, individuals looking to live in Thailand for longer periods,…Read More

Luxury Condos Elevating Sathorn’s Super Prime Status

Sathorn’s established position as a super-prime section of Bangkok’s Central Business District (CBD) is uncontestable. Famed for being host to the headquarters of Thailand’s leading financial institutions, it is inevitably likened to London’s City District or New York’s Wall Street! This association to high-finance and affluence, combined with a diverse lifestyle that offers a wealth of entertainment and culture venues,…Read More

3 Pitfalls to Avoid when Buying Off-Plan Projects in Bangkok!

From glitzy sales galleries, stunning renderings and flashy launch events, everything about new projects are infused with an aura of buzz and hype! New developments are usually sold by charming buyers into envisioning themselves owning a “picture perfect” lifestyle. Therefore, off-plan marketing is often a polished and well-choreographed performance, that can sweep unsuspecting buyers up in a frenzy of excitement.…Read More

Emergent Residential Rivalry, Bangsue and Bangna!

A combination of urban development factors are contributing to the gradual decentralization of Bangkok. These include urban realities, such as the growing scarcity and the hiking price of developable land plots, to more practical lifestyle issues such as the intense traffic gridlock that plagues Bangkok’s Central Business District (CBD). The result, Bangkok’s leading commercial and residential developers are encouraged to…Read More

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