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  • Top 5 Real Estate Agencies in Thailand

    When seeking to purchase, sell, or rent a home, finding the most qualified agents to help you with the process is crucial. In Thailand, we’re spoilt for choice with hundreds of agents in the country. However, finding the right agent for you can be quite tricky; especially when searching for one who can be trusted. We’ve listed some of the…

  • Your go-to guide to property taxes in Thailand

    Buying property in Thailand is an exciting venture, whether for investment or because the beauty of this tropical country has captivated your heart. But how familiar are you with the property taxes in Thailand? The country’s tax system can seem quite complex for foreigners thinking of buying or selling property. However, it’s important that you understand it to ensure a…

  • Can foreigners buy property in Thailand? A comprehensive guide

    Thailand has more than its vibrant street food and bustling city life that captivates the hearts of many foreigners. The possibility of a permanent stay becomes quite appealing, which begs the question – can foreigners buy property in Thailand? Buying property in Thailand as a foreigner can be tricky. But don’t worry. In this guide, we’ll give you all the…

  • Why hire a real estate professional in Thailand?

    Thailand’s real estate market is one of the most vibrant in Southeast Asia and has been attracting investors from all over the world for decades. It has some of the most attractive investment opportunities in the region, particularly for those looking for a combination of returns and lifestyle. The country has seen tremendous growth in the past years and its…

  • A comprehensive guide for foreigners buying condos in Thailand

    If you want to live permanently in Thailand or invest in the country’s property market, buying a condo is possibly the easiest and most secure option. But figuring out where to start can seem daunting, can’t it? You may find yourself asking: How do I do this safely? What are the legal implications of such an investment? So, to help…

  • What are transfer fees in Thailand property purchase and who pays them?

    Like any property market, purchasing property in Thailand will incur additional expenses and fees. Before buying a property, you might come across transfer fees, business tax, and stamp duty during your research, but what are they? And who’s responsible for paying them? Here’s what you need to know. Transfer Fee The Thailand Land Department charges 2% over the appraised value…

  • Exploring the best value-for-money neighborhoods in Bangkok and other major cities

    For those considering living in Thailand, finding a neighbourhood that offers a great quality of life at an affordable price is essential. However, finding the right neighbourhood to live in can be an intimidating task, especially for those on a budget. Fortunately, there are many neighbourhoods throughout Thailand that offer excellent value for money, providing a comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle…

  • The hottest condos in Central Bangkok coming your way in 2023

    Attention all Bangkok residents and real estate lovers! If you’re looking to upgrade your living experience in the city, you won’t want to miss this list of the top 5 highly anticipated condo projects coming to Central Bangkok in 2023. With an array of options that cater to different needs and preferences, these projects are set to raise the bar…

  • Pros and cons of investing property in Thailand

    Are you considering investing in property in Thailand? Investing in Thailand can be a great way to make money and diversify your portfolio, but it is important to be aware of the pros and cons before investing. In this article, we will explore the advantages and disadvantages of investing in property in Thailand as a foreigner. Pros of Investing Property…

  • How to find the right real estate investment opportunity in Thailand

    Are you looking for the perfect real estate investment opportunity in Thailand? If so, there are several important steps that you need to take in order to ensure you find the perfect opportunity. Researching the market, identifying your investment goals, networking with local professionals, utilizing online resources, and visiting potential properties are all essential steps that can help you identify…

  • The truth behind ‘rental guaranteed returns’ in Thailand

    Guaranteed rental return is one of the latest schemes that is taking the property market in Thailand by storm. It’s easy to see why many people are tempted by the idea of this scheme. After all, who doesn’t like certainty? But a lot of people are also in doubt and left with questions — is guaranteed rental return something you…

  • If your real estate agent does these things – Run!

    The last thing you need when selling or buying a house is a lousy property agent guiding you through it. Let’s be real – some real estate agents are just plain bad at their job. You’ve likely heard the horror stories about properties sitting on the market for years and buyers ending up purchasing a home they hate because of…

  • The pros and cons of buying a tenant occupied condo

    For real estate investors looking for immediate cash flow in Thailand, buying a condo with a tenant might seem ideal. After all, it saves you the time, money, and stress of looking for a new tenant. However, buying a tenant-occupied condo in Thailand has both advantages and disadvantages. If you’re not careful, you could end up purchasing a costly problem…

  • 10 ways to know if you should sell your condo in Thailand

    Real estate investment is all about maximizing your profit. As a landlord, you’ve most likely enjoyed the passive income. However, for most owners, there eventually comes the point when holding on to property no longer makes personal or financial sense. You want your investment property to be an asset instead of a burden on your finances, so keeping your rental…

  • Top 11 tips for attracting tenants in Thailand

    As an owner of rental property in Thailand, you may want to attract the best tenants for your property and want to get the highest possible yield. The buy-to-let market is very competitive, so attracting tenants to your property can be a challenge. But don’t worry, there are a number of ways you can do to make your property more…

  • 23 things to look out for when viewing a property in Thailand

    Buying property in Thailand is an exciting thing to do. However, in your enthusiasm to sign a purchase agreement, it’s easy to overlook some important factors that might make your life in Thailand either a pleasant or a painful experience. Therefore, it’s important to take a step back to examine the property thoroughly and confirm that everything is as it…

  • 5 hottest locations for property investment in Bangkok 2022

    If you’re planning to make a property investment in Bangkok, you might be wondering which part of the city is the best to invest in. As a property investor, you need to buy in a location where you can maximise your returns via rental yields and capital appreciation. After all, the location where you buy will determine the property’s desirability, demand,…

  • Top 10 Best Ways To Avoid Condo Hotel Property Rip-Offs

    One recent topic of discussion in Thailand’s real estate circles has been about how possible defaults in the condo hotel or investment sector can have a negative impact on the industry. Based on my own two decades of experience with C9 Hotelworks in branded residences in Thailand and throughout Asia Pacific, I thought it might be helpful to give some…

  • What is the procedure for purchasing an off-plan property in Thailand?

    Purchasing an off-plan property is an excellent option for investors who want to obtain a property in Thailand. With an off-plan property, you can enjoy numerous benefits and flexibilities. For example, you can choose the best units and have the freedom to modify the unit you want to buy. Buying off-plan in Thailand also gives buyers an opportunity to buy…

  • Top reasons to buy properties in Thailand 2022

    While Thailand is one of the top tourist destinations worldwide, it boasts an excellent property market! Well, there are plenty of compelling reasons to buy property in Thailand. First off, Thailand is a fantastic area to live in; the Land of Smile boasts world-class beaches, profound nature and exciting cityscapes. The best part is that you will be able to…

  • A foreigner’s guide to buying a house in Thailand

    The Thaiger recommends getting good advice on all matters regarding property in Thailand. Although buying a villa or house in your home country may also include the purchasing on the land where the house sits, there are restrictions to foreign ownership of land in Thailand. Currently, foreigners are not permitted to own land, but there are exceptions to this rule and…

  • Property loans and LGBTQ+ couples in Thailand

    In today’s modern world, many companies are accepting the status of LGBTQ+ couples. And, for purchasing property through obtaining a loan, many places worldwide recognise such couples’ unions as legal. According to the LGBT GDP, Wealth & Travel Data 2018 report by LGBT Capital, it is estimated that 6.5% of the world’s LGBTQ+ population reside in Asia. And, in Thailand,…

  • Why investing in Thailand property is a great idea

    Besides being a tropical paradise, there are many other reasons to invest in Thailand property. As the country has shown strong and consistent growth in recent years, housing and land prices continue to rise. And, as many expats continue to choose Thailand, finding a dream home here at a fraction of the price is often very possible. Additionally, average property…

  • A guide to finding the best real estate agent for your property

    Finding a real estate agent to help you sell your property is an important decision. And, it is apparent after a quick search on the internet, that there are many who offer world-class services. But, how do you know which agent follows through on their services offered? Or which agent makes the process the least stressful? Such things as a…