Phuket Is Still The Major Destination In Asia
Compared to 2013 the number of international arrivals to Phuket grew with almost 7% to almost 1 million in the first quarter of the year.
Of those arrivals Chinese and Russians accounts for appx. 50% (500,000) and the upscale hotels in Phuket enjoyed an occupancy rate well above 80%. Read more »
The Expected Impact of the Asean Economic Community on the Real Estate Market in Thailand
ASEAN stands for Association of Southeast Asian Nations which is a collaboration of 10 countries in Asia.
It was established in 1967 and the charter of the association was published in 2008.
Since its formation the organization has always looked upon the need of the member countries in field of real estate, loans and services of strategic importance. Read more »
Are you dreaming of owning your very own tropical island in Thailand?
Well then, now your dream might come true with this amazing opportunity!
This Dream Island is located east of Koh Lanta in Thailand’s Andaman Sea… and it is for sale! Yes, you got that right, now you can own this island in your own name!
The island is uninhabited and bursting with potential for the right owner.
This beautiful island features a 70 meter beach, natural water sources and approximately 16 flat, waterfront acres / 65.000 sq.m. suitable for development. Read more »
For many Asians Krabi is still a fairly unknown part of Thailand, but an experienced Singaporean property investor believes it has the potential to become the next top destination for property buyers and investors considering an investment in Thailand.
Mr. Getty Goh, Director of Ascendant Assets, is already an investor in Krabi, and he is a mega fan of Krabi.
He describes Krabi as being how Phuket was some 25 years ago. “It’s very much undiscovered,” he says, ”Krabi is a real pearl in the South”. Read more »
Property in Pattaya affected by Bangkok protests
Many foreigners cancelled their stay in Pattaya due to the political unrest in Bangkok.
According to research by Colliers International Thailand the whole of Thailand’s property market will be affected if the political unrest is not resolved within a few months. Read more »
What is the difference between a condo and an apartment in Thailand?
And why does Thailand distinguish between the two?
We often hear the words apartments and condos; and most people , especially those new to Thailand, think it is just the same.
But the truth is, an apartment and a condo are not the same, and this knowledge is very important, if you are planning to invest your hard earned money in real estate. Read more »
The popular island Koh Samui’s renowned beach club, the Beach Republic has launched a new collection of villas available to purchase.
The Club Suites is 18 completed, fully-furnished villas for sale at 6.25 million THB and boast a guaranteed rental income of 6% for the first five years.
The 55 sq.m. properties are available through a 300-year lease, with no restrictions on foreign ownership. Read more »
Beware of the property rental sharks in Thailand.
Are you looking to rent a house or villa in Krabi or Ao Nang in southern Thailand? Phuket, Pattaya or anywhere else in Thailand for that matter? Then you should read this article and learn from my experience renting houses in Thailand.
One of the advises is to avoid the property rental sharks at all costs! But how do you find these sharks to avoid? Well…read on here… Read more »
At the end of the day imagine a picture postcard tropical beach with palm trees swaying in the breeze, exotic destinations and the connection becomes clear that ocean front property remains many a property investors’ most desired acquisition.
Given this particular twist, I’d like to detail out 5 of the top emerging markets for resort real estate in the region in no particular order. Read more »
Phuket accounts for 30% of all land encroachment in Thailand!
Seems the Thailand and especially the Phuket developers say: “Hey, we need some more resorts and some more new villas, but the land is too expensive so let’s kick out the elephants and encroach the national parks!”
More than 12,000 rai of public land and forest reserve has been illegally encroached on nationwide, says the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
The situation in Phuket is the most critical in the country, accounting for 30% of encroachment on public land. (View enlarged cartoon). Read more »