Some smartass foreign house owner solved the issue about foreign land ownership in Thailand.

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Some smartass foreign house owner solved the issue about foreign land ownership in Thailand. But I wonder about the reaction from the land department! Will they accept to issue a Tabien Baan, the so-called “blue book”, that is proof of your family residence in Thailand? I think not! But I like the idea for sure,… Read more »

Returning to Phuket after 30 years…

Posted by & filed under Phuket, Thailand, Tourism.

The journalist and round the world traveler Ted Simon revisited Thailand again after retracing his epic 78,000 mile world tour by motorcycle in 1973. In 2003 and at the age of 70 he returned to seek out a favored memory of Phuket and in particular Kata Beach. “This was what I came back to look for. The… Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Best Residential Development Winner 2013

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Let me seize this opportunity to congratulate Orchid Palm Homes in Hua Hin who won the Best Residential Development (Hua Hin) Award from Thailand Property Awards 2013. It is the developer Mr. Stephen Ayling to the left. Actually this is their 2nd win in a row, quite impressive! But who are they? Who is behind this… Read more »

Speak Thai in Thailand!

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Speak Thai in Thailand! Especially when talking to your plumber 🙂 The longer you live and work Thailand, the better your Thai language skills become – or at least they should. Of course, there are some people running around who have been here many years and speak and understand zero, but actually, the longer you… Read more »

The Property Market in Thailand Still Booming!

Posted by & filed under Investment, Property, Thailand.

Thailand’s property market booms again as foreign investment reaches new heights according to property investment specialist Thai Estate Network, and identifying Pattaya and Bangkok as key destinations worthy of investment. Thailand’s ambitious program to invest US$72 billion on a raft of infrastructure projects over the following four years has shown that Thailand is certainly not… Read more »

Are foreigners allowed real estate finance in Thailand?

Posted by & filed under Finance, Property, Thailand.

Are foreigners allowed real estate finance in Thailand? Can foreigners in Thailand acquire property finance? Are you looking to buy a villa, condo or different property? And are you in need of finance? Then scan this report with all you need to know concerning property finance for foreigners in the Land of Smiles.

The 15 biggest lies in the world of business.

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Here you will find my suggestions for the 15 biggest lies in the world of business. There are a lot of lies out there in the business world and these 15 are my bid.  They are not numbered after how big lies they are or how important they are. Many of you out there will… Read more »

Failure to begin addressing land ownership is foolish

Posted by & filed under Land, Thailand.

By John Le Fevre, written exclusively for TEN Thai Estate Network One of the great annoyances for foreigners who settle in Thailand are the restrictions placed on property ownership and the various hoops they need to jump through if they want to own anything more than a condominium. While similar conditions exist throughout Southeast Asia,… Read more »

Foreigner Mortgage Finance in Thailand

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Foreigner Mortgage Finance in Thailand. By Richard Gray, MBK Guarantee Co., Ltd. Property finance in Thailand has long been extremely difficult for foreigners to obtain. Due to regulations and perceived risk, banks have tended to reserve their finance options for Thai nationals only, with the rare circumstance of allowing a foreigner to act as guarantor only. Even… Read more »