Top 13 Real Estate Agencies in Bangkok: A Complete Guide

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Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world and attracts everything from entrepreneurs, travelers, expats, and retirees.

Even if people claim that you can get better yields when buying a property in places like Cambodia, Bangkok, and Thailand in general, outperforms Cambodia greatly.

In fact, yields are not always the most important for real estate buyers. You always need to consider your risk appetite and personal preferences as well.

With that said, it’s not always easy to find the right real estate agency to turn to for help. Finding a reputable and credible agent is crucial to successfully buy a property.

Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list some of the most popular and credible agents in Bangkok.

1. Colliers International Thailand

Colliers is one of the biggest real estate agencies in the world having 400 offices in almost 70 countries. The head office is located in Bangkok and has a management team of 14 persons, mixed with both Thai nationals and foreigners.

The Bangkok office established in 2007 but Colliers also has a presence in Pattaya and in Hua Hin, employing around 250 people in total.

Worth mentioning is that Colliers has acquired a number of local real estate agencies, including Pasupat Realty Co. Ltd., in 2007, and FirstService in 2015.

Clients of Colliers include Bangkok Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Siam Piwat, and Singha. Saying that Colliers is one of the top real estate agencies in Thailand is a fair statement.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in the Philippines: A Complete Guide

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Philippines is one of the most popular investment destinations in Asia at the moment. Here, many foreigners mainly buy property in Manila, thanks to its rapidly growing economy and quickly developing infrastructure.

Fortunately, you’ll be able to find plenty of international franchised agents, as well as local agents, who help foreigners to buy real estate on a daily basis.

Yet, it’s not easy to find summarized information about the top agents and what properties and services they offer.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Manila: A Complete Guide

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Metro Manila is huge in terms of population and size, to many people’s surprise, Manila just make up a small part of this metropolitan area. With a rapidly growing economy, foreigners (especially Chinese investors) pour in to buy properties.

Here, you can find plenty of international and local real estate agencies who have a long experience of in helping foreigners. Yet, you rarely find summarized information popular and credible agents in Manila.

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Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Australia: The Ultimate Guide

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Australia continues to be one of the most popular destinations for overseas property buyers in Asia Pacific.

Here, you’ll find dozens of international real estate agencies and tens of thousands of real estate agents. If you’re about to buy Australian property, you need to assure that you work with a credible agency that has a decent track record.

In this article, I’ve listed some of the biggest and most reputable real estate agencies in Australia.

1. Ray White

Ray White is one of the oldest and biggest real estate companies in Australia. With over 116 years of experience, they’ve expanded to numerous locations overseas, namely: New Zealand, Indonesia, China (including Hong Kong S.A.R), the Middle East and Atlanta (USA).

Despite having around 1,000 individually owned offices, it continues to be a family owned business. You’ll notice that Ray White has a strong presence in places with a high concentration of Australians, for example in Bali.

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Top 10 Real Estate Agencies in Dubai: The Ultimate Guide

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Buying property in Dubai is straightforward in comparison to many other countries in the Middle East and developing countries in Asia. You’ll find plenty of local and foreign-owned agencies that help many foreigners daily.

Yet, you rarely come across websites that share summarized information about these companies. Therefore, I wrote this article, where I list some of the top agents that operate in Dubai. Let’s have a look.

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1. Manage My Property

Manage My Property (MMP) is one of Dubai’s leading Real Estate and Property Management companies, offering a full range of turnkey services related to Dubai property. Established in 2007 with an aim to give landlords a stress-free ownership experience MMP’s management solution covers all aspects of owning a property in Dubai.

The Property Management team at MMP has a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of successful asset management, advanced technology, and effective management solutions that enable them to provide their clients with complete transparency and peace of mind.

Services & Fees

MMP offers a full turnkey property management solution including but not limited to:

  • Property Handover and Snagging
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Tenant Search & Screening
  • Tenant Check-in / Check-out
  • Ejari and Tenancy Contract Management
  • DEWA Connection
  • Rent Collection & Cashing / Bill Payments
  • Re-Marketing
  • Lease Renewals

In addition, MMP offers real-time reporting to all landlords which are accessible 24/7 that gives you the extra reassurance of being able to view all debit and credit transactions related to each property.

Both landlords and your tenants are given unique access to their developed iOS or Google Play APP. From here landlords can see a full detailed view of cash flow, maintenance requests, and the rental contract details.

Office Address

Office 23 – Level P4
Marina Terrace
Dubai Marina
Dubai, UAE

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2. Allsopp & Allsopp

Allsopp & Allsopp established in Dubai in 2008, within a decade, they evolved to become one of the best real estate agencies in Dubai..

They’re currently considered as a market leader and had the highest amount of sales in 2017. The company ranks as the number one company in terms of sales transfers, according to the Dubai Land Department.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Koh Samui: A Complete Guide

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With it breathtaking nature, Koh Samui is one of the most visited islands in Thailand. Some people even decide to relocate here, thanks to the high quality of life offered.

As Koh Samui has attracted increasingly more foreigners over the years, you can find many reputable and foreign owned real estate agencies here.

This is beneficial, as they understand what regulations you need to cope with as a foreigner. You’ll also reduce a lot of hurdles with communication issues as you speak the same language.

In this article, I present some of the best and most popular agents in Koh Samui.

1. Koh Samui Properties

Koh Samui Properties established almost two decades ago and is one of the biggest and oldest real estate agencies in Koh Samui. What makes them unique is their diverse and multilingual team, which mostly consists of expatriates.

The agency is headed by Harry B. Bonning, who is an expatriate and a British national working in Thailand. He has 40 years of experience in real estate and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor. Harry has lived in Thailand since 2001 and has a deep knowledge of the local real estate market and its regulations.

Before moving to Thailand, Harry worked as a General Manager of the Emirates Property Investment Company in the UAE.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Bali: The Ultimate Guide

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Bali is one of the most visited resort islands in the world, even if Indonesian property regulations aren’t the most favorable to foreigners, many investors decide to buy properties here.

Despite its size, you can find a number of real estate agents in Bali, owned by locals and foreigners, but you rarely find summarized information about the agents. Therefore, I decided to write this article where I list some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Bali.

Let’s have a look.

1. Ray White

Ray White is a leader in the Indonesian housing market. Founded in 1902 in Queensland, Australia, Ray White has expanded worldwide over the years. However, the group still remains family-owned and has passed on its leadership to the third generation leaders: Brian White and Paul White.

Brian White joined the company in 1962 after completing an economics degree at Queensland University and took over as the managing director in 1976. Prior to joining the family business, his brother, Paul White worked in rural Queensland running cattle and grain property. He is now responsible for Ray White Rural for rural properties. The fourth-generation leaders also serve on the board of directors.

In 2004, the Bali office opened in Kuta and now has 20 staff. They cooperate with several developers to market their properties, such as The Rich Prada, TAUM Aston Seminyak, Legian Nirwana, New Kuta Condotel, and others.

In 2015, Ray White Kuta won the Favorite Bali Property Agency award from Rumah123.com.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Jakarta: The Ultimate Guide

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Jakarta is the capital and economic powerhouse of Indonesia, even if regulations are not as favorable to foreigners compared to other countries in the region, many investors want to explore the opportunities to invest here.

Most international real estate companies have established offices here, you can also find local agencies that are ready to help both locals and foreigners. Finding a reputable real estate agent is the key to minimize risks when you buy property in a developing country in Indonesia. Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list some of the biggest and most popular agencies in Jakarta.

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The real estate agents are listed in a random order.

1. Brighton Indonesia

Brighton has grown much since its inception in 2011, starting with one office and 20 professionals, the company currently has more than 1200 agents working in 20 different offices, all over Indonesia. It’s a franchise company with presence in Jakarta and a number of other cities.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Indonesia: The Definitive Guide

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Indonesia is the most populous and the richest country in Southeast Asia. The country is predicted to become an economic powerhouse in the future and has a rapidly growing middle class.

However, regulations are still not favorable to foreigners, but the government won’t have any other options than to change these, if Indonesia is to compete with other countries in the region. Once it does, the property market is expected to boom. Many foreigners, especially the Chinese, have understood this and decided to enter the market in an early stage.

You can find many international but also local real estate agencies in the country, especially in the capital Jakarta. But it’s not easy to find summarized information about the companies. Therefore I’ve written this article where I list some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Indonesia. Let’s have a look.

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The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

1. JLL Indonesia

JLL, also known as Jones Lang LaSalle, is a leading global brand and Fortune 500 company based in the United States. The company has a presence in 80 countries and currently employs around 80,000 people in 300 offices across the globe. It’s also one of the largest real estate agencies in Asia with 32,000 employees and 83 offices in 16 countries.

JLL is ranked as the second largest real estate agency in the world after CBRE Group, in terms of annual revenue. The head office of JLL Indonesia is situated in Jakarta and with two additional offices in Bali and Surabaya.

So who’s heading JLL Indonesia?

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Korea: The Ultimate Guide

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Korea is an economic powerhouse in the Asian region and attracts a number of foreigners who are expats, wish to either settle down here or just want to invest in properties. Even in many locals decide to not go through real estate agents when buying property, it’s the only option available for many foreigners.

Most of the international real estate agencies have opened offices in Korea since years back, but you’ll also find local agencies who should be of interest.

In this article I will explain more about some of the biggest and most reputable agencies in Korea.

1. Colliers International Korea

Founded in 1898 in Canada, originally named as Macaulay Nicolls Maitland, the company merged with an Australian property services company, Colliers, in order to expand their operation to a global level. They currently have 396 offices with more than 15,000 employees in 69 countries.

Under the lead of the CEO- John McLernon, Colliers International’s office in Korea is situated in Seoul with roughly 20 employees. The management team consists of a group of Korean nationals. In 2016, they won Best Overall Advisor & Consultant Award in Asia awarded by Euromoney Real estate Awards.

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