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Buying Property in Japan: The Definitive Guide

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Japan is one of the most popular investment destinations for international corporations and individual property buyers. Being one of a few developed countries in APAC, it’s not strange.

Foreigners find Japan as safe and ownership regulations are both transparent and favourable, which is not often the case in many other APAC countries, especially in Southeast Asia.

Not to forget, Japan is very livable and many decide to either settle here, or to buy lifestyle property for holiday or rental purposes.

However, before you buy real estate in Japan, it’s important that you understand the property market outlook, how high property taxes are, if you can get a property loans as a foreigner, about property prices, and more.

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Buying Property in Indonesia: The Definitive Guide

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Indonesia is often overshadowed by neighbouring countries like Malaysia and India in the media. Being Southeast Asia’s richest and biggest country in terms of population, it’s a bit undeserved.

Sure, Indonesia is set to become a new powerhouse and much manufacturing operations move here. Still, many foreigners have looked elsewhere as foreign property ownership regulations can be both vague and unfavourable.

There are signs that the government tries to increase foreign investment, something that will be needed to be competitive with its neighbouring countries in the coming decade.

If Indonesia decides to change its property ownership regulations, the market is set to boom. Before you buy property, it’s important that you get your feet wet and learn about the market, property prices, taxes, and more.

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How to Buy Property in Cambodia: A Complete Guide for Foreign Investors

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Cambodia will be a prime destination for property buyers in the coming decade. Having one of the fastest growing economies in the world, early investors with some risk appetite can gain great yields.

It’s also the last frontier country in Southeast Asia and that welcomes foreign investors with open arms. Not surprisingly, individuals and corporations pour in to take a slice of this growing market.

However, before you engage in Cambodia’s property market, it’s important that you learn about ownership regulations, what kind of property you should buy, where to buy, and more.

In this article, you’ll learn the following:

  • Can foreigners buy property in Cambodia?
  • How to buy land in Cambodia
  • Obtaining Cambodian land titles
  • Process when buying property in Cambodia
  • Buying condos in Cambodia
  • Property prices in Cambodia
  • Property taxes in Cambodia
  • Best places to buy property in Cambodia
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    Buying Commercial Property in Hong Kong: The Definitive Guide

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    Commercial property is an untapped area for many investors, but you can reap great yields if you do your research and dedicate some time and effort.

    In fact, you have a number of options if you decide to buy commercial property including everything from retail property, industrial property, and not to forget – car parks.

    Still, the commercial market is rarely spoken about in the media. You mostly hear about how prime office prices change on a quarterly basis.

    In this article, you’ll learn about the following:

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    How to Buy Property in Singapore: A Complete Guide

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    Singapore is famously known for being one of the most business friendly places in the world. It has an efficient and transparent system and foreigners are welcomed with open arms.

    The market is predicted to grow much over the decade as foreigners find Singapore to be a safe place to invest their money.

    Buying real estate is also fairly easy, even if there are some regulations toward foreign ownership that you should beware of beforehand.

    In this article, you’ll learn the following:

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    Buying Hotels & Resorts in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide for Investors

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    We’ve mostly talked about buying residential property in Thailand previously, covering foreign ownership regulations, taxes, and more.

    In this article, we take it to another level and check how it works when buying hotels and resorts.

    Buying a hotel is in a different league as these properties are treated as businesses, hence, different regulations apply. The transaction values tend to be higher as well.

    Yet, buying a hotel in Bangkok or Thailand’s most popular resort areas can result in great capital appreciations and high yields.

    In this article, you’ll learn how it works when buying a hotel or a resort in Thailand and regulations that apply.

    Laws & regulations to foreign ownership of hotels in Thailand

    Buying a hotel is a completely different undertaking compared to buying residential real estate in Thailand.

    Getting your feet wet, working with a serious agent, and a reputable solicitor from the start shall be a top priority before engaging in the market.

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    Buying Property in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide

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    We all know about the temptations that Thailand has to offer: white beaches, low living costs, and real estate that costs a fraction compared to Singapore, Hong Kong, and many western countries.

    Maybe you have already decided to purchase a property or just want to learn more about how it works when buying real estate in Thailand.

    In this article, I explain how you can buy real estate as a foreigner in Thailand, about foreign ownership regulations, property taxes, if you can rent out property, and more.

    Can foreigners buy property in Thailand?

    This question is a bit tricky and need some thorough overview. It’s widely known that the regulations are disadvantageous for foreigners and often put Thai people in favour.

    One of the most commonly known regulation is that foreigners cannot own the land that physical structures are built on, might it be villas or hotels. But there are some ways to get around this.

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    Buying Property in Vietnam as a Foreigner: The Ultimate Guide

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    Vietnam opened up to foreign investors as late as 2015. Since then, the country has welcomed everything from corporations, expats, tourists, and property buyers, waiting to grab a piece of this exploding market.

    Personally, I believe that Vietnam is one of the most interesting places for real estate investments in Asia at the moment.

    Rental yields are among the highest, at the same time, you can pay as little as USD 1,500 per square meter for new condos in upcoming areas around Ho Chi Minh City.

    Still, before you buy, it’s important that you get your feet wet and learn how it works practically when buying real estate as a foreigner in Vietnam.

    In this article I share a lot of valuable information covering foreign ownership regulations, property taxes, the buying process, how you can get a mortgage, and more.

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    How to Buy Property in the Philippines: A Complete Guide

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    Philippines has become a prime destination when investors buy real estate in Asia.

    It’s not strange as it has low living costs, cheap real estate, a number of long-term visa options, a quickly growing economy, and promising demographics. Yes, it almost sounds a bit overwhelming.

    Still, buying real estate is one of the biggest decisions people make and always come with some risks. This is especially the case for developing countries where laws can be fuzzy and change fast.

    Thus, it’s important that you have a good knowledge about local regulations beforehand.

    In this article, you’ll learn about foreign property ownership regulations, property taxes, visa options, and which places that should be of interest when you buy real estate in the Philippines.

    Can foreigners buy property in the Philippines?

    Philippines has many similarities to other Southeast Asian countries in terms of foreign property ownership regulations.

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    How to Buy Property in Malaysia: The Definitive Guide

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    Malaysia is a great place to settle down, if you prefer to have a high quality of life with low living costs. According to Forbes news magazine, Malaysia is the only Asian country that qualifies into the list “10 best places to retire around the world”.

    It’s not surprising for a country that has a breathtaking nature, among the best cuisines in Asia, and locals that offer great service while communicating fluently in English.

    Not to neglect, Malaysia offers the most favorable foreign property ownership regulations in Southeast Asia.

    In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know before buying property in Malaysia as a foreigner, including information about foreign ownership regulations, if you can buy land, minimum investment requirements, visa regulations, taxes, and more.

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