Real Estate

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...

4 tips to help you buy property right now

It’s natural instinct to delay big spending decisions during times of economic uncertainty. It makes sense on the surface but could actually cost you in the long run. Sellers are more willing to make a deal now and home prices will begin to recover in the coming months. Of course, you can’t simply make a low-ball offer and expect to get the property you’re after. Here are four tips to help you...

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...

What’s Ahead for the Bangkok Property Market in 2020

A supply influx of new office space is on the way while the overall retail industry faces low consumer confidence. But, in 2019, the number of Chinese tourists to Thailand has started recovering, says CBRE, an international property consultant. Bangkok Office Market The office market in Bangkok continues to perform strongly for this, but CBRE identifies challenges that are heading our way in the...

What’s It Like Renting a Property in Thailand?

Since formal legislation for rental agreements is not clear-cut in Thailand, existing statutes tend to favor landlords more than tenants. While the contract serves as the binding documents, only the landlord has the privilege to define the terms of rental deposits or call the police to evict tenants. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Terms & Conditions of...

Rental Apartments Facing Change in Demand

Bangkok Rental Apartments Facing Change in Demand

As the number of Japanese expats in Thailand decreased to lower than 20% of the total expats for the first time in 2019 and dropped to 34,133 as of April 2019, a 4% decline Y-o-Y, CBRE is seeing a change in demand and its impact on the rental apartment sector in Bangkok, despite a healthy performance. Typically, when expats move with their family members to work in Thailand, the companies will cover...

High demand for luxury villas in beach destinations in Thailand

Business owners in Thailand are demanding for more supply of luxury villas in the country’s prime beach destinations. Making the most out of lower interest rates, demand for beachfront property remains strong in the face of conflicting economic sentiments. Popular Demand for Beachfront Properties Prapavadee Sophonpanich, founder and CEO of Ideas 1606 Co, a luxury resort and home developer,...

Bangkok condo launches rise

Newly launched condo supply continued to rise in Bangkok

Newly launched condo supply in the second quarter continued to rise in Bangkok, with most launches in June after the political situation became clearer, says property consultant Colliers International Thailand. Despite many negative factors, developers still launched new condo supply in Bangkok in the second quarter, said Phattarachai Taweewong, Colliers' associate director. (adsbygoogle...

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...

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