Buying Condos in Bangkok: The Definitive Guide

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Bangkok is the most-visited city in the world and has been a mainstay of the Southeast Asian economy and a center of Asian business for many years.

Being an “Alpha” city, it attracts everything from retirees, working professionals, families, and entrepreneurs.

To say that Bangkok’s property market has performed well in the past decade is an understatement. Despite rising prices, it remains one of the most attractive spots in Southeast Asia.

Before you engage in Bangkok’s real estate market, it’s important that you get your feet wet and learn the basics. Therefore, I have written this comprehensive article where I cover the most important topics.

Today, we review the following:

  • Bangkok’s Condo Market
  • Buying Condos Near the BTS (Sukhumvit Road)
  • Why is Bangkok popular among real estate buyers?
  • Bangkok Condo Prices
  • Property Listings
  • Real Estate Lawyers
  • Property Management Companies
  • Advice When Investing in Bangkok Property

Bangkok’s Condo Market

Bangkok’s condo market has flourished in the past years and prices in the central areas have increased in the multiples.

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Property for Sale in Bangkok: 7 Interesting New Projects & Launches

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Bangkok is the most visited city in the world and a favorite spot for many overseas property buyers. Personally, Bangkok is one of my favorite cities in Asia.

Even if the Thai economy is growing slowly, people still get attracted to this international melting pot for a number of reasons. With significantly lower property prices than places like Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, Bangkok will continue to be the number one choice.

Often, investors prefer to buy either new or off-plan properties, but we also see a demand for established property.

In this article, you’ll find interesting new condos for sale in Bangkok, in places like Sukhumvit Road, Sathorn, the Riverside, and more.

Viewing the projects and surrounding areas in Street View (Desktop Version)

To check the projects and surrounding areas in Google Maps Street View, simply zoom in the area of the marker and pull the orange-colored Pegman to the marker, or nearby areas. You can track the marker/project in Street View as well.

To go back to Google Maps, press the arrow in the top left corner.

Latest Update: 2020-01-08

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How to Rent Out Property in Bangkok: A Complete Guide for Foreigners

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Bangkok has rapidly established itself as an attractive property investment destination in the heart of South East Asia.

This is due to a combination of factors, from comprehensive property ownership laws for foreigners, strong rental yields (on average between 4-6%), and good capital appreciation potentials spurred by the city’s rapid development.

These factors are complemented by the relative affordability of property in Bangkok, and the fact that the City offers an appealing lifestyle that attracts visitors and expats from around the world!

It comes as no surprise that international investors, especially from Singapore, Hong Kong, China and even the Middle-East, have been investing in buy-to-let property in the Thai Capital.

How do landlords find rental clients for their properties?

There are usually two main ways landlords would go about finding rental clients from their investment:

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Renting Out Property on Airbnb in Thailand: The Definitive Guide

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If you own a property in Thailand or plan to buy one, Airbnb can be a great option to earn additional income. With more than 35 million arrivals in 2017, Thailand was among the top ten visited countries, which means that there’s a high demand for short term rentals.

Airbnb provides a perfect solution to the high demand, something that Thai hotels have (negatively) experienced. In 2017, there were around 40,000 Thai properties listed on Airbnb.

However, before you take the step and start renting out your property on Airbnb, you should know that there are some legal limitations to it as well. In this article, I explain everything you need to know when renting out property on Airbnb in Thailand.

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The 6 Best Places to Buy Real Estate in Thailand: A Foreigner’s Guide

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Thailand is one of the most popular countries when foreigners and expats look for overseas properties in Asia. With millions of tourist arrivals a year, it’s also one of my top choices.

Thailand has a number of choices to choose between, with everything from Chiang Mai, a cultural center listed as a UNESCO heritage, to the bustling nightlife in Bangkok, and white beaches in Phuket.

In this article, I list the 6 best places to buy real estate in Thailand.

1. Bangkok

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Bangkok is one of the most developed cities and the commercial center in Thailand, making it a top destination for foreign property buyers. Statistics show that around 3 million foreigners live in Thailand, where the biggest part stays in Bangkok.

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Top Property Management Companies in Thailand: A Complete Guide

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You’ve finally bought that property in Thailand, but realize that you won’t be able to maintain it. You simply don’t have the time or live in another country.

Don’t worry. You have a number of property management companies that can do the job for you.

In this article, I present some of the biggest and most popular property management companies in:

  • Bangkok
  • Phuket
  • Pattaya
  • Koh Samui

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Below I’ve listed property management companies located in Bangkok.

1. CBRE

CBRE Group, Inc. is a global property management company based in the US. The head office of the company is located in Los Angeles and it’s the biggest publicly traded commercial property management company in the world. CBRE has more than 70,000 employees and 400 offices in different cities, which speak for itself.

CBRE (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in 1998 when it opened its first Bangkok office, being the first international property management company to operate in Thailand.

Since then, they’ve managed to expand to Phuket and currently have around 800 employees in both cities. So who’s running CBRE Thailand?

Aliwassa Pathnadabutr has worked as the managing director since 2005. She’s a graduate of Kent State University and has worked with some of the leading Thai real estate developers in the past two decades.

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Top Conveyancing Lawyers in Thailand: A Complete Guide

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Thailand is one of the most popular countries for overseas property buyers who want to have an income generator, a retreat to spend a couple of months a year or they’ve simply decided to settle down.

Even if Thailand offers a great quality of life and has attracted a huge amount of foreigners over the decades, it’s still developing and things are not as straightforward compared to developed countries. Therefore, a wise choice is to hire a property lawyer, before you transfer those hundreds of thousands, or even millions of dollars.

But it’s not that easy to find summarized information about local property lawyers. Therefore, I’ve written this article where I list some of the biggest and most reputable firms in Thailand.

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Below I’ve listed property solicitors with offices in Bangkok.

1. Chaninat & Leeds

Chaninat & Leeds is an international law firm based in Bangkok and was founded by American and Thai attorneys in 1997.

The team includes both Thai, British and American attorneys with a complete knowledge of Thailand’s legal system and real estate laws. The law firm specializes in offering services to foreigners and managed by the American attorney, Joe Leeds.

Joe leads the team of more than 10 multilingual attorneys. He’s been working as a foreign law consultant in Thailand for more than two decades and specializes in real estate and intellectual property law.

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