More and more people are headed to Thailand. Undoubtedly, Bangkok, its capital city is the No. 1 tourist destination globally, replacing London, based on the annual Global Destination Cities Index by Mastercard. The reason is pretty obvious. The people, or the Thai themselves,...

Here in the Philippines, professional Property Management Companies are still relatively unknown. For the longest time, hotel, condos and other high-rise buildings of prominent developers choose the more conservative in-house property management and security. But with the booming real estate industry, the business...

The meteoric rise of real estate business in the Philippines is simply astounding. Almost all wealthy families, especially the Taipans, like the Sy’s of SM / BDO, the Gokongwei of Robinsons / Cebu Pacific and Lucio Tan of PAL / PNB are all prime property...

FICO scores, the Fair Isaac Corporation credit-scoring system, are used by lenders to determine your creditworthiness. The lower your scores, the more risk you pose to lenders, resulting in higher interest rates or loan denial. Scores fluctuate for many reasons, including your debt-to-income ratio, making minimum...

The question of whether flipping or buying and holding is the best real estate investment strategy does not have one correct answer. Rather, the decision to choose one method over another should be part of an explicit strategic plan that takes the investor's overall investment...

If you’re just beginning to invest in real estate, you’ll find that there’s a lot to learn. Real estate investing is more complicated than investing in stocks because of the financial, legal, and extensive due diligence requirements involved. That’s why it’s a good idea to...

Properties in Thailand continue to be marketed overseas with many buyers coming from Asia. Hong Kong is one of the strongest foreign markets for Thailand real estate and this group of buyers is now looking beyond traditionally popular places like Bangkok’s CBD to non-prime areas...

Mixed-use and condo projects ride wave of momentum as key drivers improve The overall Bangkok property market in 2017 was very interesting, especially in terms of new condominiums launched, with the total of 56,000 units the highest in several years. As well, joint ventures between Thai...

If financial statistics are anything to go by, perhaps there should be a pot of bitcoins at the end of every rainbow as the cryptocurrency has outperformed gold for a second year running. According to Forbes, the Bitcoin Investment Trust gained 1407.42%, while SPDR Gold Shares...

Phuket has well entered into a high season. Not only the beaches are packed, but there are a number of property developments that are driving the interest in the island, according Dexter Norville, a director at property consultancy JLL. Montezure, the 450-rai development in Kamala, is...

Almost everybody has a dream house in their mind. While some find them just in their hometown, others reach the end of the world to get the wanted. No matter what kind of house or property you want to own; there are some persuasive reasons...

Condos in the Silom-Sathon area are the new targets for investors, with annual return on investment for rentals of 5%, according to property consultant Plus Property. Plus Property's real estate survey found that prices in the Silom-Sathon area are rising due to land value and condominium...

Thailand ranks third in the region for the highest amount of hotel investment. Thailand’s hotel success story is continuing. Earlier in the year JLL announced that the Kingdom was having a record breaking year thanks to an sharp increase in investment. Now the real estate firm...