Investment

Property Sales Plummet in Northern Thailand as Home Buyers Dry Up

Developers in Northern Thailand a bracing for a huge slump in the residential property market as home buyers become fewer and fewer. Furthermore banks are imposing stricter rules on home buyers and denying mortgages. Prat Wongwan, president of the Chiang Mai Real Estate Association, said the economic slowdown and lower confidence among home buyers will lead to a continued drop in the property...

Vietnam is becoming a second home destination for international property buyers

The Vietnam tourism property market is still relatively new, but it is a segment many experts have pointed to as having the potential for strong development. That’s due to rising foreign and domestic tourism alongside a growing number of appealing holiday destinations. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, nearly two million foreign tourists visited the country in January with more than half of this total...

Five Ways Real Estate Investing Drives Personal Wealth

Real estate investing is one of the best possible ways to drive personal wealth. If you want to become a millionaire, or even a billionaire, I believe the smartest way to achieve this is through a laser focus on this asset class. Unlike the extremely cyclical nature of the stock market, low-interest-bearing savings accounts and other avenues, real estate is able to provide a uniquely safe investment...

Bangkok serviced apartment market stays steady despite greater competition

The Bangkok serviced apartment market remains stable even with these units facing greater competition for condo units. Several prominent Thai developers, including Sansiri and Ananda, have entered the Bangkok serviced apartment market in recent years as they look for ways to increase revenue and create sustainable passive income. However, the future of the segment is now cloudy. According to Colliers...

A List of Super Easy Ways to Fix Up a Home to Sell

While it is possible to remodel or flip a home on your own, it's often the case that those who attempt to do so end up realizing that they are not equipped with enough knowledge to carry out every aspect of the project independently. This is because flipping an entire house involves many processes and techniques that even the most seasoned real estate industry professionals may not understand. With...

Bangkok land prices plateau, new tax on the way

Land prices in the Thai capital are forecast to plateau, or even drop this year. This would be the first time in more than ten years that Bangkok’s land prices have levelled off. So what is causing the sudden surge in land becoming available? Property and real estate consultants say the changes can be blamed on the general economic slowdown and the Land and Buildings Tax that takes effect early...

How Blockchain Could Change the Real Estate Investment Landscape

How Blockchain Could Change the Real Estate Investment Landscape

An increasing number of countries have begun the process of implementing functional and legal frameworks to regulate blockchain-recorded tokens over the past several months, which has led to increasing exploration of these technologies across many investment sectors. Further, the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) is a powerful disruptor at the transactional level, where significant...

is investing in real estate good choice

Is Investing in Real Estate Good Choice

Real estate is generally a great investment option. It can generate ongoing passive income and can be a good long-term investment if the value increases over time. You may even use it as a part of your overall strategy to begin building wealth. However, you need to make sure you are ready to start investing in real estate. For one, you will need to put down a significant amount of money upfront to begin...

Should You Buy an Investment Property in Thailand?

Should You Buy an Investment Property in Thailand?

An investment property, according to Investopedia, is any real estate property bought for the purpose of getting a return on investment (ROI) by selling the property or renting it out. People often purchase investment properties to earn more income or reduce their property tax. If you took an investment loan to buy an investment property in Thailand, the accompanying interest will usually be...

Why Should You Invest in the Phuket’s Property Market

Thailand, especially its capital Bangkok, is a famous real estate hotspot, attracting both local and foreign homebuyers and investors. While places like Pattaya, Koh Samui and Phuket are famous tourist destinations, real estate in these coastal areas are growing as well. In fact, the Phuket property market continues to expand as tourists go in and out of the island city in large numbers. Is Phuket a...

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