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Ripe for the picking

Whilst there certainly isn’t blood in the streets here in Phuket the property market remains slow with a consensus to wait on the side lines.

Thailand Investment MarketView Q2 2011 (CBRE )

The Bank of Thailand continued to increase the policy interest rates, during this quarter there were two increases by 25 bps each time to 3% per annum. Inflation continues to be a major risk factor for the Thai economy.

How easy it is to rent or buy a property in Thailand?

In the “land of smiles”, the real estate market is really attractive and the requirements to buy or rent an apartment or a condo are easier. Welcome to Thailand where more than 8,000 French and over 15,000 American expats have been attracted by the quality of life, the strong purchasing power and the amazing tropical climate.

MIPIM 2011 focuses on Asia and China – Chongking makes debut

Real estate opportunities opening up in Asian markets, along with Asian investment flows to world markets, will be one of the highlights of MIPIM 2011 where China’s fourth largest city, Chongqing, will exhibit for the first time.

Thailand Real Estate – Bangkok luxury condos to rise in 2011

A Jones Lang LaSalle Thailand (JLL) report says that a slew of high-end condominium projects will launch in Bangkok this year, bringing the total stock to 22,834. According to the company’s managing director Suphin Mechuchep, luxury condo developers are now more confident in both local and the world economies. Several projects postponed their launches last year due to political instability and a lack of confidence in economies

Hong Kong and Singapore investors bullish on Bangkok condo market

The Bangkok condominium market has drawn strong interest lately from overseas investors especially from Asia, says a recent report from Bangkok-based real estate agency Plus Property.

Thailand Property developer Sansiri targets low price housing segment

Thai listed developer Sansiri has revised its 2010 sales target up to THB25 billion (US$822 million) and increased its land purchase budget from THB7 billion (US$230.2 million) to THB10 billion (US$328.8 million) as it plans to jump into the low-priced housing market during the last quarter of the year.

Sales promotion racks US$16m at Sathorn Gardens condominium project

A sales promotion at one Bangkok condominium project has resulted in more than THB500 million (US$16.02 million) of sales in just three months. Sathorn Gardens, a freehold condominium projects on Sathorn Road in Bangkok