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Central Westgate opens setting off property boom in Bang Yai, Nonthaburi

Central Plaza Westgate opens tomorrow to be Nonthaburi’s super-regional shopping mall, setting in motion events for a property boom that investors have been perched and waiting for. The mix-use, lifestyle and entertainment mall is located on the Bang Yai intersection, or ‘Bangkok’s Gateway to the West’, ready to embrace the…

List of Pinball Machines in Bangkok

Life-sized games of art you can play, the instant gratification of lighting up a target, striving for perfection or just showing off to the ladies – just some of the reasons behind our fascination with pinball machines. For the expat staying in Bangkok, here is a list of pinball machines…

Furniture designers to look out for – by Smooth Decorator

Guest writer Derek Lotts from Smooth Decorator tells us what Furniture Designers to look out for: Solis Betancourt This Puerto Rican-born designer has always tried to integrate architecture and interiors in his works, showcasing designs which walk a fine line between function on one side and proportion and harmony on…

Quick Moving Tips in Hot Weather

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Some quick tips for moving in the heat by FindYourSpace Thailand and Watford Man with a Van moving service UK Drink water What isn’t so obvious is overheating is just as dangerous as dehydration. Drink cold water to lower your body temperature as well as hydrate and don’t stop there….

Land Transfer Fees up 25% in 2016 – Thailand

Another reason to buy this year.  If rising property prices weren’t enough, land transfer fees will increase by an average of 25% effective January 2016 adding to buyer’s bottom line. In Thailand, land transfer fees are 2% the price of the land – the appraised value of land as judged…

Major home sales, deals and foreclosed properties event – Bangkok

The most comprehensive home sale event is taking place at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) from Aug 20th – 23rd. Four major events are running simultaneously: ‘NPA & Resale Home’, ‘Home Loan & Consumer Credit’, ‘Home Buyers Expo’ and ‘Home Builder Expo’.   Foreclosed homes will go on sale…

Skytrain for beginners – Traveling Bangkok made easy

Extremely handy for getting around Bangkok and cheap, the skytrain will let you explore the city, grant you independence and a blessing to live by, especially for foreign visitors.     Bangkok’s Mass Transit System (BTS) The skytrain system in Bangkok is simply referred to as ‘the BTS’, short for…

Easy and High-Impact Rental Decorating Ideas

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Easy and High-Impact Rental Decorating Ideas Do you have a rental property that needs easy but memorable decoration solutions? Sometimes even the smallest of changes can bring about something interesting to the mix. The following examples are a great way for you to solve your situation in a cheap and…

Government approves 6-months multiple-entry visas for Thailand tourists

  August 6, 2015.  Thailand has approved the extension of multiple-entry visas to 6 months up from 3 months, doubling the amount of time visitors are allowed to come and go out of Thailand. Multiple-entry visas for tourists will expire if re-entry stamps are not acquired after a 90 day…

Lighting Guide: Interior Lighting Fixtures

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Lighting Guide: Interior Lighting Fixtures *Guest author David Lotts from Smoothdecorator.com shares his lighting guide on FindYourSpace Blog. When renovating and decorating your rental properties, maybe the most important element of your plan is the right lighting since it can make or break your interior design. The secret to good…