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...

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes the never-ending stream of advertisements hawking flowers, chocolates, teddy bears and fancy dinners. And while all of these are fine, there is no substitute for spending quality time with your loved one. With Valentine’s Day...

Condo developers should monitor their own unsold inventory closely and try to drain as much as possible before planning new supply launches this year amid slowing property market growth, according to analysts. Therdsak Thaveeteeratham, executive vice-president for the research division at Asia Plus Securities Co, said...

WHEN CHINA’S government in 2015 encouraged its people to expand their investments in Thailand and other overseas countries, Chinese investors responded. Thailand was one of the largest beneficiaries of both individual and corporate investment from China. According to Siam Commercial Bank IEC research, Chinese investors expand their...

The condominium market in Cha-am and Hua Hin showed positive signs during the first three quarters of 2018, following a slowdown over the past few years, says Phanom Kanjanathiemthao, managing director of Knight Frank Thailand. Between January and September 2018, 1,041 new condominium units were added...

New condominium supply being launched in Greater Bangkok next year will shrink by 13% to 53,000 units, the same level as the market average the past five years, says property consultant Nexus Property Marketing Co. Managing director Nalinrat Chareonsuphong said condo demand in 2019 will range...

New mortgage curbs could shrink domestic demand as a shift to foreign buyers raises other concerns, says CBRE Uncertainty is looming in the Bangkok residential property market, according to CBRE, the international property consultancy. Although developers have recently increased launches of condominiums, sales to Thai buyers...

The Bangkok condominium market continues to draw big investment from overseas and the non-property sector, with many large firms from Japan, China and South Korea lured because of attractive returns, says the Thai Real Estate Association. Pornarit Chounchaisit, the association's president, said these investors are pure...

Overseas buyers are able to purchase condominium units in Bangkok, however, the process isn’t always simple. There are several things foreigners buying Bangkok condos must do before the sale is complete. The first step is to know the basics. These basics include the fact that international...

The Greater Bangkok residential condo market is likely to keep growing next year as strong demand for units near mass transit lines will see developers increase supply in the Nonthaburi and Samutprakan provinces, according to Colliers International Thailand. These 2 provinces are both connected to Bangkok’s...