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Bangkok Cycling Tours - Relaxed and Exciting

Bangkok By Bike offers travelers a safe and exciting experience in one of the world’s most interesting cities. You will travel through genuine Thai districts where you can see the way of life in Thai society. You will cycle through small streets without any traffic, entering alleys, markets and along the canals. Some areas are more like a jungle, still it is not far away from the rush in the city.

Fixed-Rate Mortgage Versus Variable-Rate Mortgage: Which Is Best for You?

Do you have difficulty deciding which type of mortgage to choose whether  fixed rate or variable rate? Before you make a decision, you have to learn about the differences between fixed-rate and variable-rate mortgage. More importantly, you have to do a profiling of your current and, to the extent, future financial situation in order for you to see which type is best for you.

The River:  Raimon Land’s Jackpot Project

Raimon Land has The River venture to thank for the company’s positive financial outlook, as the project has played a major role in raking in the profits. The company reported a comeback in profitability in the second quarter of 2012, which was mainly due to sales made from The River project in Bangkok, Thailand. Raimon Land’s total net profit for the quarter after taxes was THB101 million.

Purchasing in Canada Outlined

Unlike its southern neighbor, the Canadian real estate market has succeeded over the troubles and kept solid these past couple of years. As the economy started to recover from the results of the economic crisis, local real estate property industry within Canada have been continuously moving upward.

Things Home Buyers Hate: What You Need to Fix before Selling Your Home

These prospective buyers are eyeing different homes, and before they choose one that they will call home, they will prepare a list of pros and cons about each property they visit. Some cons can be so dire that these turn them off the moment they see them. So if you’re considering selling your abode, then here are the things you should fix as these are the things possible home buyers hate.

Why Hire a Property Manager for Your Rental Property?

At first, it may seem excessive to give a property manager a full month’s rent along with 10% of your rental income. Upon closer consideration, it becomes clear that they are more than worth the cost. Between protecting you from lawsuits and handling virtually all of the paperwork, the amount of money, time, and stress a qualified property manager will save you is invaluable. Here some of the specific matters a property manager will handle for you:

Liverpool, UK attracts Asian Tiger Investment

Since the year 2000, Liverpool has received over £4bn of private and public investment which has helped it to grow faster than any other city outside of London. The city’s steady redevelopment and economic climb has created a buzz around investment in the city which, unlike many locations in the UK, still offers investors substantial opportunities to invest.

Bangkok Affirms New Ultra-luxury Property Sector

Bangkok embraces a whole new property segment, the ultra-luxury.  Recently, Waldorf Astoria adds into the string of the city’s ultra-luxury properties that include no less than Ritz Carlton and St. Regis. The current trend of pre-sales in newly-launched projects demonstrates the momentum this type of property enjoys in the market today. 

HBA to Stage Home Builder 2012; Expects 3.3 Billion Baht in Presales

The Home Builder Association (HBA) will stage the 9th Home Builder 2012, an event that aims to showcase the latest in home construction and design innovations. HBA will hold this event from August 23-26, 2012 at the Planary Hall of the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC).

Wine in Thailand

When it comes to wineries and vineyards, the first country that comes to people’s minds is Italy, but what people don’t know is that Italy isn’t the only place that has a healthy wine industry. In fact, European countries don’t even have a monopoly when it comes to wines, as there are also Asian countries home to world-class vineyards and wineries, particularly Thailand:

Bangkok’s Top Property Developers Dominate the Condo Market

Top developers who are supplying high-end condominium units are dominating the Bangkok market. Luxury apartments in the capital were never as expensive as they are these days. In fact, they have hit a record high. 

The Savvy Interstate Property Investor

‘I tell my clients that they need to be the driver of their financial destiny, not a passenger,’ says Kevin Lee of Smart Property Adviser ’those people prepared to learn will be in control of the sales process’. None of us wants to be in the position of the investor who bought a two story house: one story before buying and another story after! 

Enjoy a Close-Up Encounter with Nature at Khao Yai National Park

Fed up with all the mundane tourist attractions? Yearning to get some breath of fresh air? Then a change of scenery is definitely called for. If you are truly searching for a place that is new to the eyes and refreshing to the soul, you might want to give Thailand's pride--Khao Yai National Park--a try.

The Ins and Outs of Getting Married in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the greatest places on the planet where a couple can celebrate a blissful matrimony and start the journey of life. Read on and find out how marriage is done in this vibrant city.

Chatuchak: Where Endless Shopping Extravaganza Awaits You

A city is teeming with numerous options for seasoned hagglers and first-time bargainers alike, Bangkok undoubtedly has a lot to offer when it comes to shopping. No matter what your fetish is: be it shoes, bags, native necklaces, souvenirs or clothing, Bangkok is the right place for you to pour your money into. So just where do you want to shop? With the wide array of boutiques and shopping centers before you, you may be a little puzzled on where to start. Here is a little pointer: begin with the Chatuchak Weekend Market.

Sights to Behold on Day Trip to the River Kwai

Tourists visiting Thailand aim to charge through the famous shopping districts, to partake of the mouth-watering delicacies, and to get a feel for the place’s culture all in a matter of a few days. The usual journey is comprised of quick stops on the side of the street to sample the food, forays into different shops to look for the best souvenir and a visit or two at a temple or museum. But are you still looking for something more unique? If so, then why not try a day trip to the historical River Kwai?

The Whys and Hows of Pool Safety

Many Bangkokians find building swimming pools in their own backyards a worthwhile expenditure. Afternoon frolics with the kids, impromptu poolside picnics, elaborate poolside parties... everything sounds fantastic!

Park and Ride Facilities Coming Soon

It was announced recently that the Thai Shopping Centre Association had plans to assist the extension of Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain and MRT subway routes by installing park-and-ride facilities for those commuters in the suburbs. According to the TSCA, traffic congestion in the metro areas will be reduced by these measures. The park-and-ride facilities would allow people to drive their cars or motorcycles from their homes in the suburbs and park it near a train station.

Getting around the Thai Capital in Eight Ways

Bangkok has been notorious for its bustling streets and head whirring traffic jams. But with the emergence of tollways, sky and underground trains together with tuk tuks, boats, motorcycle and metered taxis, locals and tourists alike now have a lot more options to get around the city. Whether you want to visit your favorite attraction or simply want to go shopping, here are eight ways to get to your destination. Up to you to use your best judgment to determine which one will take you there faster.

Investments in Thailand Expected to Rise

Thailand is poised to see a rise in investments in the following months, according to Knight Knox International, one of the most respected names when it comes to property investment.  The company attributes the rush of investment potential to the development of wide-scale groundwork plans, specifically in the key cities of Bangkok, the Thai Capital, and Pattaya, one of the country’s foremost tourist destinations.