Banks Get Creative To Increase Mortgage Numbers

Some of Thailand’s biggest banks are offering special mortgage promotions as they look to increase the number of home loans they provide in 2017.

Continue ReadingMay 17, 2017

Use A Debit Card And Win A Prize In Thailand

There is a new promotional campaign in Thailand designed to encourage people to stop using cash and start using debit cards.

Continue ReadingMay 4, 2017

A New House or A New Car, Which One to Buy First?

Choosing between a new house and a new car can be undecidable, but these three checkboxes will help you find the final solution.

Continue ReadingMar 8, 2017

3 Daily Cost Savings For A New Home

Small changes in daily routines can make a significant long-term impact. These simple tips would help you to have a new home sooner.

Continue ReadingMar 1, 2017

3 Solutions For Co-Borrowers After Divorce

What to do when you co-borrowed a mortgage loan with a Thai spouse and the relationship happens to torn apart.

Continue ReadingFeb 16, 2017

MBK Guarantee an Expert of Mortgage Loan for Foreigners

MBK Guarantee is an expert of mortgage loan for foreigners who wish to buy properties in Thailand.

Continue ReadingJan 29, 2017

Personal Income Tax Deductions and Allowances for 2016

There are ways to minimize your tax expense each year. Make sure you have deducted your personal income tax before filing the final tax return

Continue ReadingJan 6, 2017

Cambodia Introduces More Taxes On Property

In an attempt to bring in additional income, the Cambodian government is set to roll out new tax hikes on real estate and entertainment.

Continue ReadingDec 28, 2016

Purchasing Property In Thailand? Know Why You’re Buying

People love buying property in Thailand. Not only does it make a great vacation home but it can also be an easy way to make money.

Continue ReadingDec 26, 2016

New land and building tax takes effect in 2017

The cabinet introduced a bill to reform the land and building tax on 7th June 2016. The bill stated that from 2017 onward, all landowners, both natural and juristic person, would be subject to pay property tax.

Continue ReadingNov 27, 2016

New taxes bring good news to Thailand’s property sector

While property owners continue to familiarise themselves with the new land and buildings tax passed by the Thai cabinet, some feel these will have a short-term negative impact when they take effect next year.

Continue ReadingJun 23, 2016

Land and buildings tax receives government approval

The land and buildings tax finally won approval from the Thai cabinet and it could generate as much as THB64 billion, up from the current THB30 billion, for the government when it goes into effect in 2017.

Continue ReadingJun 9, 2016

The status of Thai property funds up in the air

The termination of the tax exempt status for property funds was recently approved by the Thai cabinet and the change will take effect next year after being published in Royal Gazette.

Continue ReadingFeb 15, 2016

Is Cash-Back the next trend in Bangkok Property

Special Advertising Feature: Cashback isn’t a new sensation, it’s already a given in certain markets and an effective way of popularising a product and (re-)generating sales. It’s a somewhat new concept to the Thai property market.

Continue ReadingAug 21, 2015

ANZ Bank opens in Thailand

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has granted an operating license to the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, in what it describes as an important regional market.

Continue ReadingJul 1, 2015

It pays to watch the big boys

For serious property investors it often pays to look at where institutional investors are putting their cash. While the goals for these fund managers are quite different you can gain some useful insight.

Continue ReadingJun 25, 2015

Fitch cautions of economic risks in Thailand and Malaysia

High household leverage in both Thailand and Malaysia remains a source of risk for both economies, according to Fitch Ratings in its Asia-Pacific Banks Chart of the Month report.

Continue ReadingJun 22, 2015

Raimon Land continues to profit

Luxury developer Raimon Land recorded its 12th straight quarters of profit late last week and also revealed it would be launching at least two new projects during 2015.

Continue ReadingMay 18, 2015

Strong Q1 growth reported by PropertyGuru Group

PropertyGuru Group has announced a 39 percent quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) increase in cash income for the three months ending March 2015. DDproperty.com is PropertyGuru Group’s market-leading website.

Continue ReadingMay 18, 2015

Slowdown in household debt

Thailand’s Finance Minister Sommai Phasi reported that a continuous slowdown in household debt is a positive sign suggesting that the Thai economy is on its way to recovery.

Continue ReadingMay 13, 2015