Homeowners don’t generally think about filling the shoes of a first-time home seller until they decide to buy a new home. Usually, the motivating factor is the need to move — due to work-related issues or the needs of a growing family — and that...

Growing foreign investment in the industrial sector has boded well for industrial parks and factories for rent but the uncertain outlook for global trade means improvements will likely be slow. The net flow of foreign direct investment into the Thai manufacturing sector surged by 932% year-on-year,...

Pump the brakes on that big-ticket purchase — maximize your remodel budget with a thoughtful, practical approach. Planning a home remodel is exciting, especially when your loan or line of credit is approved. That earmarked money feels limitless in the beginning as you set your sights...

Lifestyle hotels are growing in Asia, boosted by youthful guests looking for authenticity, community and local experiences coupled with features including innovative design, good connectivity and convenient locations, according to the Hotels and Hospitality Group of JLL, the international real estate investment, services and management...

How long should you wait to buy again? Your home is a great place. But maybe you aren’t so sure it’s the right place for you any longer. The notion of moving to a new home is becoming increasingly tempting—and possibly has gone beyond the idea...

Thailand is the first country in Asia-Pacific to see the launch of Facebook’s new Marketplace category, Property for Rent. Globally, Thailand is the fifth market (after US, Canada, France and Britain) in which Facebook has introduced Property for Rent, said Mayank Yadav, product manager of Facebook...

Smart investment moves can boost your rental property income. Anyone who has dropped a rent check in the mail has likely asked themselves the same question: What would it be like to be the person cashing rental payments instead of making them? Renting out a property...

Competition across Asia among real estate agents, developers and others in the industry is at an all-time high. There is also an ever-growing number of choices on how to market your brand, projects and services. Ultimately, content is an important friend for those in the real...

Almost half of new mortgages in the second quarter had a loan-to-value (LTV) ratio of more than 90%, and those with a loan-to-income (LTI) ratio above five times made up nearly one-third, says a senior official at the Bank of Thailand. The data points to deteriorating...

If you’ve paid down your mortgage enough, you can get some money out of it with a cash-out refinance loan. Home is where the heart is—and where your growing pile of equity lives. Every time you make your monthly mortgage payment, your home becomes a bigger...

Where does 6% of your home sale go? A lot of different places … Working with a real estate agent is par for the course when buying or selling a home, so it’s good to know how they get paid for their real estate commission, what...

Looking for a new home can often seem overwhelming, but we can help sort the details. There are so many things to consider when buying a home that you can quickly get caught up in a million tiny details and lose track of what’s most important. Remember...

The Bank of Thailand will hold a consultation to discuss the “search-for-yield” behaviour prevalent in the property sector with relevant parties because it could lead to higher risk of default in mortgage loans. The central bank found this behaviour is widespread, especially in high-rise condominium projects,...

Buy-to-let may not be quite the hot property of the boom years, but it has seen a resurgence in recent times. Buy-to-let is an attractive income investment in a time of low rates and stock market volatility. But beware the low interest rates. One day they must...

Pools come in all shapes and sizes, but what landscapers might forget about is all the extras. From different apps and to saving energy, here are five tips from Terra International Realty. Remote control Automation is a huge trend in swimming pools. Nearly all new pools use some...