Archive for the ‘Buyers’ Category

Purchasing a dream home in Phuket

March 26th, 2013

The Real Estate Industry in Thailand is poorly regulated and this article will assist you in buying property.
Due diligence on title and the property
A property due diligence should always be conducted on the land title and building permit for any structure, and verification of road access should be made. Further, a surveyor should verify [...]

Villa resales for foreigners

June 19th, 2010

Offering properties for “sale” to foreigners under a long term registered lease is becoming the norm for new developments in resort areas. Even condo developments limited to offering 49% of their freehold capacity to foreigners may offer the remaining units to foreigners on a long term leasehold.
If however you are considering purchasing a resale villa [...]

Difference between condos and apartments

June 19th, 2010

To help you to better understand the difference between a condominium and an apartment building I need first to clarify the definition of the term of “condominium”. For example, most people in Thailand commonly associate the term “condominium” with the concept of an “individual unit” into a “multiple unit building” generally a high rise that may [...]

Buying a Condominium: Foreign Freehold Ownership

June 9th, 2010

The easiest and most secure way for a foreign investor to purchase real estate property in Thailand is to purchase a condominium unit freehold because the legal requirements are as we will see below minimal.
Personal Requirements
In order to be eligible to purchase a condominium freehold foreign investors need only to [...]

Buying a Condominium: The 49% foreign ownership quota issue

June 9th, 2010

One of the legal headaches limiting access of foreign buyers to the Thai real estate market is that Thai laws currently limit foreign buyer freehold purchases of condominium units to percent of the total area (reserved for private ownership) of a condominium building at any one time.

While this limitation is rarely [...]