Top Real Estate Agencies in Siem Reap: A Complete Guide

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Siem reap is the gateway to one of the most visited temples in the world, Angkor Wat. The tourism industry thrives, naturally, this affects the real estate market positively. Siem Reap is also famous for having more villas and land available compared to the capital, Phnom Penh. Prices are lower on average as well.

The number of real estate agencies is slightly higher than Sihanoukville, most of the multinational companies have decided to set up head offices in Phnom Penh, but still cater foreigners who wish to buy properties in Siem Reap.

In this article, I list some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Siem Reap.

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The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

1. IPS

IPS is an established brand in Cambodia, they’ve managed to set up a strong local presence with a good mix of both local nationals and foreigners. The management consists of Australians and the company is headed by David Murphy in 2009,

David Murphy founded IPS in 2009 and serves as the company’s managing director. The management consists of mostly Australians, but there’s a mixture of both foreigners and local nationals in the company. David has a long history in real estate and previously managed a hotel for several years.

The company focus much on expats and foreigners and have staff capable of speaking English, French and more. Unfortunately, they don’t have any local branch in Sihanoukville but cater foreigners from their offices in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Sihanoukville: A Complete Guide

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Sihanoukville becomes increasingly more popular among foreigners and has seen big increases in property prices over the years. If you look for real estate agents, you won’t find as many options as in Phnom Penh. Still, many of the agents in Phnom Penh can help you to find properties in Sihanoukville.

In this article, I list some of the most popular real estate agencies who help locals and foreigners to buy properties in Sihanoukville.
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The real estate agencies are listed in a random order. Some of the below listed real estate agencies have their head offices in Phnom Penh, but help foreigners to buy property in Sihanoukville.

1. CBRE

CBRE is one of the largest real estate agencies in the world and was originally founded in the United States. The company has tens of thousands of employees worldwide, naturally, they have also set up an office in a growing market like Cambodia’s.

Unfortunately, CBRE doesn’t have any remote office in Sihanoukville, as the head office is located in Phnom Penh, opened in 2007. But they help foreigners with a number of property services in the city.

CBRE has a number of reputable clients in the country, for example, the Embassy of Korea, PWC, KLM and Nokia.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Da Nang: The Ultimate Guide

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Da Nang is the fourth biggest city in Vietnam, it becomes increasingly popular among foreigners due to various reasons. Some worth mentioning are that Da Nang is generally more developed, it’s cleaner, calmer, has mountains, beaches and simply more attractive if you look for a calmer lifestyle, but still access to diners and bars.

The number of real estate agencies is less and the major companies like Savills, Colliers, and CBRE have all set up head offices in the capital, Saigon. Still, you’ll find a handful of real estate agents that have years of experience of helping foreigners.

In this article, I list some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Da Nang.

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The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

1. Savills

Savills is one of the biggest and oldest real estate agencies globally. Originally founded in 1855 and with 30,000 professionals worldwide, the company has managed to establish a strong presence in Vietnam. Their first Vietnam office was opened in 1995 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Savills is also one of the few international agencies that has set up a separate office in Da Nang. The current managing director of Savill’s Da Nang branch is Matthew Powell, he has been residing in Vietnam since 1995 and has a long experience of the local real estate industry.

The company has won a number of awards over the years, for example:

a. Asia Pacific Property Awards – Best Property Consultancy in Vietnam (2015-2018)

b. Asia Pacific Property Awards – Best Real Estate Agency in Vietnam (2014 – 2016)

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Tokyo: The Definitive Guide

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Tokyo is the financial center and the city that attracts by far the most foreigners in Japan. Even if property is not the cheapest in the region, nor the country, many decide to buy here.

You’ll find a number a real estate agents who have both Japanese and foreign nationals, ready to cater local and overseas buyers. However, the information about the different agencies are rarely summarized in a detailed way.

Therefore, I decided to write this article where I list some of the top real estate agencies in Tokyo. Let’s have a look.

Introductory remark

The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

1. Colliers International

Colliers International is one of the largest real estate agents with around 70 offices and thousands of employees working worldwide. In 2017, the company officially announced that it will open its first office in Japan, the Managing Director will be Katsuji Tokita who has a long experience of working in the real estate industry.

You’ll see that the company is reputable and has won a number of awards in the Asian region, for example:

a. Euromoney 2016 – Best Overall Advisor & Consultant Award in Asia

b. Euromoney 2015 – Best Agency/Letting Advisor and Consultant Award in Asia

c. REIW Asia Awards for Excellence 2013 – Best Property Advisory/Consultancy

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Kuala Lumpur: The Ultimate Guide

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Kuala Lumpur is the heart of Malaysia’s economic and business development, the urban landscape features many office skyscrapers and shop-offices that attracts many foreigners to invest here.

There are many real estate agencies located in this modern city, but it’s not that easy to find the information about them, in a summarized way. Therefore, I decided to write this article, listing some of the top real estate agencies in Kuala Lumpur.

Today, you’ll learn the following:

  • Introduction about the companies
  • Property types & areas served
  • Recognition and awards
  • Projects managed
  • Address of the offices

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The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

1. Knight Frank Malaysia

Knight Frank is headquartered in London, UK, with 418 offices across 60 countries, including Malaysia, The company employs more than 15,000 professionals, spanning over five continents. You’ll be able to find many services offered, for example

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Japan: The Definitive Guide

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Japan has long been the favorite spot when foreigners travel or relocate to Asia, in fact, there are around 3 times more foreigners living in Japan compared to China, for example. Of course, this has helped to drive up the demand for property in the residential sector and the commercial sector.

You have a number of real estate agencies to choose among, being one of the financial hearts in Asia, every major player in the real estate industry has set up offices here. You’ll also be able to find a number of local ones that have a long history of helping foreigners who wish to buy properties.

In this article, I list some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Japan.

Introductory remark

The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

1. Ken Corporation

Ken Corporation established its first office in 1972 and currently has seven offices in Tokyo and one in Yokohama. With an impressive number of 480 professionals and managing around 13,000 properties the company has established a great footprint in Tokyo.

You’ll also find a number of affiliated companies directly connected to Ken Corporation, working with a number of services like hotel management, investment advice, design & construction and more.

Property types

Includes mainly residential properties like apartments, condos and houses.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Ho Chi Minh City: A Complete Guide

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Ho Chi Minh is currently the second fastest-growing city in the world (after Bangalore) and attracts more and more foreign investors. In comparison to Bangalore, foreigners are at least allowed to own properties in Ho Chi Minh City.

The city is a melting pot, still, the real estate market is not as mature as Thailand’s, for example, which has resulted in a more narrow selection of agencies. It’s not strange whatsoever, as the country opened up to foreigners in 2015. In this article, I list some of the biggest real estate agencies in Ho Chi Minh City.

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The real estate agencies are listed in random order.

1. Colliers International Vietnam

Founded in 1898 and with 15,000 professionals working worldwide, Colliers is one of the biggest and most recognized real estate agencies globally. The headquarter of Colliers International Vietnam is based in Saigon, you’ll also find most properties up for listing here.

The company currently has two subsidiaries in Vietnam:

  • Colliers International Vietnam
  • Colliers Home

Colliers International Vietnam was founded in 1996 and Colliers Home a decade later, in 2016. The branch currently has six employees residing in Ho Chi Minh City.

Property types and areas in Vietnam

As mentioned above, Colliers has a separate website called Colliers Homes, if you look for residential properties, this is the place to be. You can find a number of property types, for example, villas, apartments, land, and penthouses.

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Top 8 Real Estate Agencies in Vietnam: A Complete Guide

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Vietnam has opened up since 2015 and grows at a rapid pace, this has resulted in many foreigners looking for investment opportunities in the country. The market is not as mature compared to Thailand’s whatsoever, which gives you less options when looking for a local real estate agency.

Finding a credible solicitor and real estate agency is crucial to reduce the risks of coming across any pitfalls later. In this article, I list some of the biggest real estate agencies in Vietnam.

1. Colliers International Vietnam

Colliers International is one of the biggest real estate agencies in the world. It has more than 15,000 people with an annual revenue of around USD 2.6 billion. The company is based in Seattle, Washington, but also has offices in 69 countries including Vietnam.

Founded in 1898 in Canada as a small agency, it became a global name and shifted to the United States in 1976 after a merger of three real estate agencies to form Colliers International.

Colliers International owns two subsidiaries in Vietnam:

  • Colliers International Vietnam
  • Colliers Home

The first one was founded in 1996 while the latter one was founded in 2016.

The head office of Colliers International Vietnam is based in Ho Chi Minh City, but in 2008, they also opened an office in Hanoi.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Phnom Penh: The Ultimate Guide

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Phnom Penh is the capital and the business hub of Cambodia, attracting many foreigners who want to invest in this emerging market. With an annual economic growth of 7%, a young workforce and pro-foreign policy, it’s not strange why both locals and foreigners have decided to open up property agencies here.

But it’s not always easy to find an agency that suits your needs and that cater you in the best way. Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list some of the biggest agencies in Phnom Penh and tell you more about their founders, services and more. Let’s have a look.

1. IPS

David Murphy established IPS in 2009 and it’s currently one of the biggest and most reputable agencies in Phnom Penh. During his career, he’s owned a hotel for several years, managed to become a licensed Valuer in Cambodia and prior to that worked with infrastructure development projects.

David has managed to create a team that consists of both local nationals and foreigners that speak a number of languages.

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Top Real Estate Agencies in Cambodia: A Complete Guide

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Cambodia’s economy is growing fast and even if the property market has been hot for more than a decade, many investors believe there’s more to come. But finding a credible real estate agency and a solicitor is crucial, in fact, the country is still undeveloped and there many pitfalls you can come across.

Fortunately, you can find a number of reputable agencies with long on-the ground experience. That’s why I’ve written this article, to save you some time. Let’s have a look at some of the biggest and most popular real estate agencies in Cambodia.

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The agencies are listed in a random order.

1. IPS

IPS is an Australian owned real estate agency in Cambodia, it’s famous for being one of the most credible and biggest agencies. David Murphy, originally from Australia, founded the company in 2009 and is currently the managing director.

He’s previously owned a hotel for years, is a licensed Cambodian Valuer and has a long experience in real estate, infrastructure development, facilities management and more.

Worth mentioning is that the company has a good mixture of both Cambodian nationals and foreigners, ready to serve their clients in French, English and other languages.

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