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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...

Unstructured Thailand Real Estate Market!

The property market of Thailand has a life of its own. Critics say there is a sense of isolation in the Thailand real estate market. There are also rules – or the lack thereof – that deviate from what you normally see in foreign real estate markets (i.e. absence of appraisal policies, transactions going haywire). Unstructured Thai Property Market Former CBRE property consultant Natthapon...

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...

Dreams of purchasing home in Thailand is a big challenge now after LTV limits

Dreams of purchasing home in Thailand is a big challenge now after LTV limits

Though actual effects are still being observed, research shows that finding a second home or investing in condo units in Thailand has become quite a challenge due to stricter mortgage lending policies. The loan-to-value (LTV) ratio measures lending risk that lenders and financial firms are likely to incur should they approve a mortgage application. On average, mortgage assessments with high LTV ratios...

US-China Trade War Gives Thailand’s Industrial Property Market a Boost

US-China Trade War Gives Thailand’s Industrial Property Market a Boost

Thailand’s industrial property sector stands to benefit from the trade war between the United States and China. Meanwhile, manufacturers from mainland China relocate their production to Southeast Asia and subsequently avoid increasing tariffs. According to the Bank of Thailand, 2018 Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) into Thailand’s industrial property sector grew 31.7 per cent (approximately...

The Growth of Chinese Demand in the Thai Real Estate Market

China is playing a growing role in Thailand’s property market

China is playing a growing role in Thailand’s economy and property market, according to CBRE, a leading international property consultant. A total of 10.5 million Chinese tourists visited Thailand last year, accounting for 30% of total arrivals. This number has grown by 1,175% over the last ten years. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Chinese nationals now comprise...

What to Expect From Bangkok’s Property Future

While there is ongoing debate about whether the hazy Bangkok skyline is just an aberration or residents need to get used to wearing N95 masks, the future of the capital's property market has also become overcast with significant changes approaching. The country's first elections in eight years will take place on March 24. Not only should this help improve foreign investor sentiment, but also we will be...

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