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Smart ways to build an energy conserving home in Thailand

Thai Natural Estates Co., Ltd. has done research of how to perform energy saving constructions in Thailand. This article explains some smart and easy techniques that anyone can implement when building an energy conserving home in Thailand.

Are There Too Many Hotels in Bangkok?

Thailand, being known as the gateway to Asia, is also known for continuously improving its infrastructure, and facilities to make it more attractive to tourists. Part of the continuous development is the efforts to attract more companies to invest on hotels, resorts, and other properties geared towards making foreigners' stay in Bangkok more comfortable.

Bangkok’s Top 10 Best Spas

No matter how great traveling is, most travellers would agree that it is very exhausting. Whether by plane, by boat or just by bus, the body ends up feeling beaten at the same time rigid. What is the best cure for travel induced exhaustion? Three words: Whole body massage.

Risks When Buying Pre-Construction

In Thailand, the off-plan condo projects’ standard payment schedule varies, but it normally requires a substantial part of the purchase price to be paid to the developer prior to the completion of the condo and before ownership is transferred. Below is a typical schedule for sale and purchase payments:

Swimming Pools to Ignite Property Market Growth?

The property market is expected to see lots of growth this year, so related businesses – like swimming pool product suppliers, installers, and maintenance providers – will also enjoy plenty of growth, according to experts at an industry briefing. Landscapers and landscape designers will also benefit from this growth. Sophon Pornchokechai, the president of the Agency for Real Estate Affairs, spoke at the Pool and Spa Tech Asia 2012 briefing.

The Knowledge Staircase to Real Estate Wealth in Thailand

Thailand's real estate has bloomed into a gold mine these days and the best thing about it is that the market does not require one to punch a daily attendance card for him to gain from his investment. Thanks to research done by a third-party broker in Thailand; you need not go back to school and spend another decade learning about this particular trade.

Raimon Land Sees More Luxury Construction Developments in the Future

With its impressive financial figures in 2012, Raimon Land Property Development is deciding to push forth with more luxury construction projects in Bangkok, as well as other tourist areas in Thailand. Focus on the said projects will be continued as they are the key elements to Raimon Land’s success, according to Lionel Lee, who is the company’s new director and majority stakeholder.

Bangkok's Commercial Space Prices Are Rising

The rents of Grade A office space in Bangkok has already reached THB 850 per square meter per month, which is a record breaking high – topping the peak which was last seen 20 years ago.

Focus on Chao Phraya Region

Several of Thailand’s biggest property developers will be banding together for a THB 35 billion development project that aims to reveal the true beauty of the Chao Phraya region, especially through the employment of mixed-use development at the region’s scenic river, thus improving Thailand’s status as a prime destination for rest, recreation, and business.

Japanese Investors are Back

Japanese investors have shown a renewed interest in Thailand of late and many new investors have been coming to the fore. The Japanese External Trade Organization (Jetro) says, however, that Thailand needs to solve the labour shortages and higher cost of labour if they hope to remain competitive when compared to other Southeast Asian nations.

Bangkok's Day Care Centers: Take Your Tots to the Best One in the City

Are you looking for the perfect day care center in Bangkok for your little ones? This vibrant city is not only known for its competitive shopping options and gastronomic choices but also boasts an incredible array of day care centers to give your kids the ultimate experience in learning.

Can Bangkok Go Green?

According to the plans laid down by the Commerce Ministry, Thailand is to be promoted to become one of the greatest hubs for retreat and wellness with organic hospitality centers, green hotels and several resorts. Thai hotel and resort operators, in the recent past, have actually branded themselves green hotels and resorts through massive investments in energy, waste-water management and waste management.

Q Langsuan Condos: Upscale Living Need Not be Expensive

Standing at a height of 36 storeys, Q Langsuan Condominium Building is a post-modern-inspired architectural masterpiece that offers a simple yet distinctively modern lifestyle. It houses a total of 177 condominium and penthouse units, sprawled over a total of 13,568 square meters. With condominium unit sizes ranging from 73 square meters up to 466 square meters, this freehold condominium is ideal not only for families, but also for individuals and couples as well.

Pre-constructed Properties in Thailand: Risks and Payment Terms

When a buyer purchases an existing condominium unit, it is usually settled during an actual transfer at the land office where the customer pays the seller through a cashier’s check. A small amount is usually collected from the buyer upon signing the purchase agreement. However, in the case of an off- plan property, the payment terms are quite different.

Buying a Property in Thailand: Issues of Foreign Inheritance

In buying a property in Thailand, a foreigner must first qualify for ownership as stipulated in section 19 of Condominium Act of Thailand. However, once the foreign owner dies, the title is not automatically transferred to a foreign heir or successor that the owner had identified.

Ownership of Land and Condominium Units by Foreigners

If you are a tourist or an expat who plans to reside in Thailand for good, you may be interested to know about the process and the surrounding intricacies on how to own a property in the country. Since there are many regulations that govern the possession of land and condominium units by foreign nationals, it will help a lot if you know these guidelines.

Various Costs Associated with Condominium Acquisition in Thailand

Like anywhere else, acquiring a condominium unit in Thailand entails various taxes and fees.  These costs apply whether you are purchasing a newly-built condo from a developer, where it is registered and licensed based on the Condominium Act or a resale apartment or condo unit from another individual or a juristic person. These have to be paid during the transfer of ownership which takes place at the Land Office.

The Marvel Residence: A Marvel on Its Own

Nestled in one of the most ideal and high-status locations in Bangkok, the Marvel Residence at Thonglor Soi 5, Sukhumvit 55 Road is an exclusive 5-star development that offers a limited number of fully-furnished luxury suites. 

Avora 31: Five Star Sukhumvit Apartment for Rent Targeting Japanese Expats

A new Grade A apartment has just been unveiled in the prime location of Sukhumvit 31, Bangkok and it is targeting Japanese expats who are working in downtown Bangkok. The single-ownership residential apartment called Avora 31 was launched by Baan DSC Co., Ltd.

Avoiding the Emotional Downside of House Hunting

Buying a property is a challenge that drains you out both physically and mentally. It consumes a considerable portion of your time, too. More often, a buyer listens to his heart in choosing a new home. And that is completely acceptable. After all, every house hunter’s goal is to be comfortable and happy with his new home.