Capstone Asset, a start-up real estate development firm jointly owned by Thai and Hong Kong investors, expresses their positive outlook toward the Bangkok property market. The newly established developer is eyeing a mixed-use project including Grade B office spaces to maximise the market’s limited supply. Confidence...

Lease option sales first became popular financing instruments in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. They were used primarily used as a way to circumvent alienation clauses in mortgages, but they have some other advantages as well. Proponents claimed the sale was not a...

Spring is the optimum time to sell a home. Regardless of whether it’s a hot, cold or neutral market, inventory almost always rises in the spring because the largest number of buyers are actively searching for a new home during April, May, and June. If your...

In 2018, Chinese nationals poured in an impressive 40 billion baht ($1.25 billion USD) on Thai properties, as reported by the Bank of Thailand. Chinese buyers were also the biggest source of condominium purchases. Other large-scale condominium spenders include citizens from Japan, Singapore, Singapore, Taiwan, the...

Marketing your home becomes easier if you can identify the current real estate market. Agents tend to put a lot more money and work into selling listings when markets transition from seller’s to buyer’s markets but strong marketing techniques are just smart business sense regardless. Some...

Many foreigners would consider buying real estate in Thailand after spending a few weeks or months in the country. There’s a reason why Thailand, especially its capital Bangkok, is one of the most travelled to destinations in the world. The Land of Smiles offers comfort...

When I first toured my present home, led by my real estate agent during an afternoon flurry of home showings, we were met by the sellers at the door. The sellers felt they were being helpful by showing us the home and pointing out features...

Lease option sales first became popular financing instruments in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. They were used primarily used as a way to circumvent alienation clauses in mortgages, but they have some other advantages as well. Proponents claimed the sale was not a...

Buying a home is without a doubt the most complicated purchase you will ever make. The list of logistical and financial details is long — from getting your downpayment together to paying legal and closing fees, all the while having to deal with a number of...

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still regarded as one of the safest long-term investments. While some investors may want to buy a property and rent it out straight away, others may choose to live in the home...

Real estate agents estimate that at least 20 percent of their sales result from an open house. That’s one in five homes. If your property is presentable—that is, spotless from top to bottom— priced correctly, and located in a high-traffic area, you’re well on your...

You’ve put your house on the market, and it’s just not happening: not a single showing or not one purchase offer. Here are some approaches to isolating the problem—be it in the pricing, the marketing, or even the people helping you—and finding an answer to...