Does size really matter? With seemingly ever increasing land and constructions costs and most developers fixated on maintaining profit margins, is it the consumer who is likely to suffer on the long term? There are two key variables in the…Read more
If you’re interested in reading an authoritative and expert selection of articles that cover all aspects of the property market in Chiang Mai, this is the place to be!
You can take an in-depth look at commercial real estate matters, get the lowdown on running a guest house or hotel, consider different parts of Chiang Mai for your property search, see the highs and lows of the last property season, get useful tips about shop houses, read all about condos … and more!
If you wanted to know more about asset management or the role of a real estate agent, look no further! Understand more about asking prices for properties and use this information wisely to make a more informed decision to accurately appraise your own property’s value. Perhaps you are struggling to sell your home and want some clues as to why?
With an honest and frank look at all things property related, this section can help to answer many of your questions and clear the haze when it comes to dealing with homes and commercial property ventures.
Throughout 2014, we have experienced growth in the level of enquiries from prospective buyers and renters, and a subsequent increase in the number of sales agreed and letting contracts signed. We know that buyers have a wide choice of property…Read more
Asset Management… what’s that? All through my long career in various property sectors, I’ve always paid close attention to asset management and enhancing the value of property assets. However, over the months whilst dealing with, particularly, commercial type assets, I’ve…Read more
New entrants to the Chiang Mai Hotel market As tourism in Chiang Mai continues to reach new heights in terms of the numbers of visitor arrivals, many investors are scrambling to create/acquire or develop new hotels. With the various limitations…Read more
Real Estate Agents: we don’t make the market! If I had one Baht for every time that owners and vendors confuse the role of a real estate agent, I’d be well retired by now. A typical conversation goes something like…Read more
Modern Condos: will they stand the test of time? Is it just me or are new condos in Chiang Mai forever getting smaller and smaller? In the headlong rush to keep total prices down, whilst the amounts charged per m2…Read more
Best condos to live in in Chiang Mai? Following on from my last post, this set us talking internally about the best condos to live in in Chiang Mai. Whilst, of course, where you live is very personal, there are…Read more
The evolution of the humble shop-house is very interesting to observe. Originally conceived as a place to work (ground floor) and a place to live (upper floors), in reality the designs haven’t changed much over the years, nor have the…Read more
Is it still possible to “flip” condos in Chiang Mai? At one time a year or so ago it seemed like everyone who was buying a condo in Chiang Mai was intending to “flip” it. That is: either buying the…Read more
Parts of July and most of August are traditionally “low season” as far as the real estate market in Chiang Mai is concerned, usually with fewer purchasers and tenants around. Yet this year has been quite different, and the volume…Read more