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Facebook has announced its Marketplace procurement section is expanding to include several hundreds of thousands of housing rentals.

Seems they are going to compete with Craigslist.

Facebook is now cooperating with sources like Apartment List and Zumper to pull in listings.

These partners will work with brokers, agents and other property managers to fill the expanded housing section.

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The Safest and Most Unsafe Places in Thailand

In the last decade, Thailand has become a popular destination for American tourists looking for a safe country to visit and spend time in when they can take an extended vacation or even when they are in search of a new home.

Whether you plan to visit Thailand for a week, or even several months at a time, it’s best to know which areas may be safer than others during your stay.

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Thailand’s eco-friendly green school Panyaden International School in Chiang Mai has built a sustainable sports hall entirely of bamboo boosting a zero-carbon footprint.
The modern organic design draws inspiration from the lotus flower.

The 800 sq.m. open-air green bamboo building can accommodate up to 300 people

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A Day in the Life Of A Real Estate Broker In Thailand

What Does A Real Estate Broker In Thailand Do All Day?

I often get this question: “What does a real estate broker in Thailand do all day, when you do not have clients in the office?”

A recent survey found that for every 1 hour an agent spends with a client, he will spend an average of 9 (NINE!) hours out of eyesight working on behalf of his clients!

But OK, what does a real estate broker in Thailand do all day, anyway? Read on here:

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When Selling Your Home, Let’s Price It To Leave Room For Negotiations, Or NOT!

A correctly priced home is one of the most important things when you are selling your home.
Pricing your home incorrectly can be a huge mistake! And unfortunately many home owners actually price their property incorrectly.
How do they do this?

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WHY Selling And Buying A Property in Thailand “For Sale By Owner” Is a BAD Idea!

The main reason sellers believe that selling their property by themselves is a good idea, is because it appeals to the buyer, who think they will save a lot of money.
But this is not true! It is a common real estate myth.

The main reason why the buyer purchase a property “For Sale By Owner” is, that the buyer beleive he saves the real estate agent’s broker fee.
This is also a myth!

Read here why YOU as a seller OR buyer should use a professional real estate broker:

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Do you have a blog? Do you want assistance making your blog look less empty and rank better in Google?

I am not talking about Facebook but our personal blogs, like mine here:
http://blog.thaiestatenetwork.com and www.k-olsen.com

If you want assistance, please read on here.

How can I help you?

This is what I can do for you:

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Owning a rental property in Thailand is exciting and an excellent way to generate profits for yourself over time.

Unfortunately running a profitable rental business isn’t as simple as just buying the unit and then renting it out.
More time and care must be taken to determine just how much you should be renting the property out before you try to start making a profit from it.
Price it too high and you’ll scare renters away, price it too low and you’ll lose money or miss out on potential profits.

It’s important to really think about how to price it and to use the following tips to help you do just that.

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Thailand is a beautiful country with plenty of fresh air to breathe in. There are beautiful beaches, smiling faces and plenty of outdoor adventures that await you in this amazing country. Before you make a long-term move, it is important to consider where you’re going to call home, as well as what is needed to make the move.

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