Is Pattaya really a World Class Sports Destination?

On July 3, 2015, Posted by , In Pattaya, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Clean and family-friendly are words that don’t exactly spring to mind when thinking about Pattaya. More surprising though might be World-Class Sports Destination, which is what the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and Pattaya are poised and fully intend to do. If you didn’t know, Pattaya already hosts a range…

Thonburi – Top Performing Condominium Market in 2014

The property market in Thonburi lead performance last year by posting the highest growth of new condos with the buyers to match, due to the construction of mass transit lines to the area which is known for being a quiet place to live not too far from the business centers…

5 Reasons High Rise Condos are so popular in Bangkok

High rise condos are still very popular in Bangkok even though we mentioned 6 reasons to choose a low rise condo in a previous post. Everywhere you go high rise condos and their advertisements invade your line of sight. Regardless your price range, high rise condos share common characteristics that…

Interview with a Russian Expat’s first condo in Bangkok

I was recently lucky enough to talk with a new expat in Thailand who just rented his very first condo in Bangkok.  Whether your you’re a property agent fighting to remain relevant, a company that wants to improve its website, an owner who wants to attract more tenants or just…

5 Reasons why to choose a Low Rise Condo in Bangkok

Low rise condos in Bangkok provide an alternative yet fulfilling lifestyle when deciding what type of condo to rent or buy. They also make excellent long-term investments that hold their value over time. Below are 5 reasons why choosing a low rise condo in Bangkok is a good idea. Peace…

3 Neighborhoods to Build your Teaching Career in Bangkok

3 Neighborhoods to Build your Teaching Career in Bangkok You’re young, you have killer business instincts and you have so much knowledge you want to share.  You’re also an English teacher in Thailand and all that fervor will have to first be put into your craft of teaching before making…

Freehold and Leasing in Thailand

What is freehold? Freehold is the absolute ownership of property and the buildings on the land. It’s 100% yours. You have full freedom to do whatever you wish with it and the things that are fixed to your land. Fixed things include buildings and even trees. If you happen to…

6 Reasons to use a Property Agent

Agents speak the language Whether it’s the local language or the language of property and real estate, agents speak the language. You may get the gist of things, but to get a real understanding of a property’s characteristics, its nuisances, subtleties that may give something away or betray the seller’s…

Condominium Owners’ Rights part 2

The Condominium Act is the law to go to when you do your due diligence prior to buying your condominium unit. It covers the ownership, lease and use of condominium property. In our previous article on the subject (Condominium Owner Rights Part I), we have focused particularly on the most…

Getting Around Bangkok on Khlongs (Canal Boats)

On June 19, 2015, Posted by , In Bangkok, By ,,, , With 1 Comment

Bangkok is intersected by an extensive network of canals, which are known as khlongs in Thai. Riding the khlongs was once the main way of getting around the city and this is still a good way to travel if you want to beat the traffic. Taking a trip along the…