Tenant Guide

The Aftermath: New Rental Law in Bangkok FAQ

Initially announced over 2-months ago, the “New Rental Law” is now in full effect. The discrete announcement by the Contract Committee of the Consumer Protection Board, was followed by a raging storm of confusion, disbelief and general uncertainty by the general public. This hot button topic, that inevitably pits the landlord community against renters, has been a popular talking point…Read More

How Much Does Renting a Condo or Apartment Cost in Bangkok?

Planning and budgeting for a relocation is no easy task, as estimating the “costs of living” in a foreign city can be a wildly confusing affair. Since accommodation costs, will inevitably makeup a big chunk of an individual’s monthly expenses, expats relocating to Bangkok are often faced with the challenge of estimating local rental rates. The big question: “How much…Read More

New Thai Rental Law: What to Expect?

A mix of confusion, panic and general widespread disbelief has spread amongst landlords and apartment operators in recent weeks, with the announcement of the new Thai Rental Law. This new set of regulations was announced in the Royal Gazette on Feb 16 and will come into effect on May 1st of this year. Thus leaving the Thai real estate industry…Read More

7 Phrom Phong Condos Offering Spacious Family-Sized Living!

Bangkok is a bustling and vibrant metropolis, unfortunately when it comes to accommodation and housing the City has become a victim of its own success. Space comes at a premium in Bangkok, especially in the most popular neighborhoods (I.e. Phrom Phong, Thonglor, Silom, etc…). This is largely the result of Developers compromising on spacious layouts in return for higher return-on-investment.…Read More

Rental Saving Tips: 3 Condo Types that Rent Cheaper in Central Bangkok!

With even 1-Bedders, in the trendiest neighborhoods such as Thonglor, Phrom Phong and Silom fetching up to 35,000 THB++ per month… Let’s face it, renting a condo in Central Bangkok can be surprisingly expensive. So is it possible to find cheaper rentals in Central Bangkok? Most, definitely! Bangkok’s accommodation options are extremely diverse and rental prices are not always dictated…Read More

The Top 5 Websites to Kick-Off your Property Search

Starting a property search in Bangkok can be a daunting and nerve racking experience. The city covers approximately 1500+ Square Kilometers, with hundreds of neighborhoods and literally thousands of condos and houses to choose from! Whether you are looking for an investment or simply a rental property, starting you search online is probably the wisest and most time efficient way…Read More

5 Awesome Budget Bangkok Condo Rental Locations

Central Bangkok, offers an incredibly appealing lifestyle from luxury malls, world-class eateries, to an eclectic collection of leisure venues such as hip cafes, trendy bars and clubs. Unfortunately living in the Capital’s prime areas such as Phrom Phong, Asoke, Ploenchit, and Silom does not come cheap. “Space comes at a premium” in the Capital, with 1-Bed Rental Condos in the…Read More

Pet Friendly Condos and Apartments in Central Bangkok

Pet Owners beware! Despite being an exciting and vibrant city to live and work, Bangkok offers notoriously limited Pet Friendly housing options. Usually due to their affordable nature and the convenient lifestyle they offer, Condos or Apartments are the obvious first choice for anyone looking to live in Central Bangkok. However, a vast majority of these buildings have strict restrictions…Read More

Is it legal to Airbnb Condos in Thailand?

With its global presence in a total 65,000+ Cities, 191+ Countries and a total of 3+ Million Vacation Rentals, Airbnb is a phenomenon taking Thailand by storm! The simplicity of the turnkey service is proving incredibly attractive for condo landlords looking to generate extra-income. However Airbnb’s disruptive business model has placed it in direct opposition with several stakeholders notably the…Read More

Common Pitfalls to Avoid when Renting in Bangkok

Bangkok offers renters an overwhelming amount of choice! With literally hundreds of condos, apartments and neighborhoods to choose from, it is important NOT to get carried away. During your Property Search, stay calm and collected at all times; making sure not to throw “common sense” out of the window. Here are common pitfalls that you may come across in the…Read More

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