Thai Real Estate Association president Kittipol Pramoj na Ayudhya said his organisation and the Thai Bankers’ Association had submitted a letter to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Sunday, asking for the extension.

Before yesterday’s decision, the number of transactions had skyrocketed this month ahead of the end of the incentives, overwhelming the limited number of officials at the Lands Department.

Banks have also received a flood of loan applications, which they could not process as quickly as demanded.

In their letter, the associations also said traffic congestion as a result of the ongoing red-shirt political rally had also limited the travelling convenience of home-buyers. Kittipol said as many as 40,000 home-buyers in Bangkok were still waiting to complete transfers this month.

via Property tax incentives extended 2 more months.

About the author

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

Foreign buyers are back in Thailand’s property market

Foreign buyers typically have higher budgets than Thai buyers, preferring to live in main business districts and along the banks of the Chao Phraya River.

Invest Smart in Thailand and make sure you get extra Rental Yields

Ashton Hawks proudly brings you to The Origin Kathu Patong, located in the heart of the thriving district Kathu. The Origin Kathu Patong is the latest freehold low-rise luxurious condos, offering you a high standard of luxury living in the tropical paradise.