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Sukhumvit vs. Silom-Sathorn: Comparing Rental Yields!

Bangkok’s Central Business District is comprised of several neighborhoods: Sukhumvit Silom-Sathorn Ploenchit- Lumphini Rama 9 However, property professionals will agree that Sukhumvit and Silom-Sathorn are the most popular and dominant districts of this list! Both districts are thriving business hubs, and both offer desirable lifestyles. On top of this, the travel convenience of both areas makes them ultra-popular residential choices…Read More

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

Foreigner Guide: Should you buy a house in Bangkok?

With the skyrocketing prices of new condominium projects in Central Bangkok, “Houses and Townhouses” are a property category that have received surprisingly little attention from investors and homebuyers! Despite the property ownership restrictions on land for foreign buyers, this property type is gradually starting to offer attractively priced deals with enormous investment potential! In many cases, houses or townhouses are…Read More

Where to Buy Property in Bangkok?

Bangkok homebuyers and investors frequently ask our sales agents the following questions: Where are the best areas to buy property? Where are the top investment neighborhoods? Where are the most popular places to buy a home? Bangkok is a huge city and the answer to these questions, are likely to be highly-subjective. It is difficult to offer a “one-size-fits-all” answer,…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

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