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5 Websites to Find Expat Jobs in Bangkok

Unfortunately, working legally in Thailand requires companies to sponsor the Work Permit and Employment Visa of a foreign national. This process is particularly bureaucratic and complying with immigration and labor department requirements are costly investments. This obstacle is unfortunately not the only issue with hiring an expat, on a practical level (Especially with the language barrier) local companies could potentially…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 forward.…Read More

UK Embassy Site Sold to the Central Group!

The Central Group in a Joint Venture with Hong Kong Land a member of the Jardine Matheson Group, are set to acquire the 25-rai (4-hectare) UK Embassy Site. The embassy compound located on Wireless Road and in proximity to the Ploenchit Intersection, is reportedly being sold for a staggering Bt18.6 billion according to The Foreign and Commonwealth office. Several news…Read More

Property Agency Commission Rates in Bangkok

It may come as a surprise to many, however Thailand’s Property Agency Industry is completely unregulated. It is important to note, that local property agents are not regulated by any industry specific legislation and are not required to hold a license! As a result, agencies, freelancers and even part-time agents are popping-up all over Bangkok. Unfortunately, this means property searchers…Read More

Bangkok’s Peripheral Markets with Potential

A combination of mass transit line extensions (BTS and MRT), dramatically increasing price of acquiring land in prime-areas and a general social shift in urban lifestyle, is transforming Bangkok’s Peripheral Markets. “Peripherals” was original a term coined by Bangkok’s Property Consultancies to refer to locations outside the Capital’s Central Business District (CBD). Interestingly, in what seems like an overnight shift…Read More

New Bangna Mega Project Unveiled: The Forestias by MQDC!

Outer Sukhumvit’s Bangna will be welcoming another massive mixed-use Mega Project dubbed “The Forestias” by Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC). Unveiled last year, this ambitious project will spread over a 300-Rai (119 Acres) Plot of land and located on Bangna-Trad Road. The Forestias is developed under the concept of “Imagine Happiness” and according to MQDC the project will aim…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

The Bangsue Transport Hub!

December 2017, marked the commencement of the first phase of the Thai-Chinese project that will connect Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima via a 252-Kilometer high-speed railway link. Officially setting in motion an expansive infrastructural plan, to eventually connect Bangkok to Nong Khai (North Thailand). The long-term goal of this extensive network of railways is to connect Thailand to neighboring Cambodia, Myanmar,…Read More

Outer Sukhumvit’s Time to Shine!

Outer Sukhumvit, is the Bangkok Property Consultancies’ jargon to classify a wide area encompassing several neighborhoods from Sukhumvit Soi 71 (Phra Khanong) all the way to Bangna. The neighborhoods in this section of Sukhumvit, were often relegated to the status of “peripherals” that merely lied in the fringes of the prime-side of Sukhumvit (Nana to Thonglor). While all the established…Read More

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