Head west/northwest of Chiang Mai’s Old City and you’ll hit Nimman – at its heart, Nimmanhaemin Road which along with its namesake side streets ranks as the undisputed hipster hub and most westernised spot in town. Not only is the neighbourhood chock-a-block with creative…Read more
If you are looking for a new home in Chiang Mai, either through buying a property or renting a home, this is the ideal place to start. You can compare the pros and cons of each method of obtaining a new home, with information covering different property types, such as houses, apartments, and condos.
There is very useful information for anyone considering buying a condo – know what the law says about foreign ownership, how this is different for condominiums, and see the few buildings in Chiang Mai that have already filled their maximum quota of 49% foreign ownership.
You can read about new developments in the property sector and you’ll also find useful information relating to fees, utility bills, and similar. Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a place in Chiang Mai for personal use, as a holiday home, or as a buy-to-let venture, this information should explain matters more clearly, give you a better idea of what to expect, and help to make any decisions you make that little bit easier.
Let’s talk the DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT of 999@Chang Kian! With close to a decade of experience successfully doing up many a condo pad and shaping a fair few new houses throughout the Northern capital, heading up the 999@Changkian project posse is Chiang Mai born…Read more
Moving Home in Chiang Mai…made easy! So you’ve just landed yourself a new pad in a different part of Chiang Mai. Maybe you wanted to upgrade or needed to downsize; perhaps you finally took the plunge and bought your very…Read more
How much time does it take to track down a house to rent in Chiang Mai? Going it alone in the quest to lease whichever of a detached house, a terraced townhouse/shophouse or a house within a moo baan [gated…Read more
Frequently Asked Questions about Buying a Condo in Chiang Mai What types of usage are possible in a condo unit if I buy one? As the owner, the condo unit can of course be occupied as your permanent abode or…Read more
The real estate agent VS the property manager just who are they & what do they do? Along with food and water, shelter is the most basic of human necessities yet set foot in the property market anywhere on the…Read more
Frequently Asked Questions about Renting a Condo in Chiang Mai How long does it take to find a condo to rent in Chiang Mai? Tracking down a suitable condo for rent in Chiang Mai honestly takes as long as you…Read more
The 14 Rules of the Landlord and Tenant Relationship The Landlord/Tenant relationship is one is an adversarial relationship by its very existence. On one hand, if you’re a landlord, your tenants are required to pay you a substantial amount of…Read more
So what exactly is a yellow house book? Quite simply, it’s a type of government-issued document called a Tabien Baan (literally ‘House Registration’ in Thai) which lists all foreign individuals holding a ‘Temporary Stay’ or a ‘Long Stay’ visa/visa exemption…Read more
Okay, so Chiang Mai’s shopping centres ain’t quite in the same league as the umpteen megamalls of Bangkok, but there’s still a fair few ultra modern monuments to consumerism in Thailand’s Northern Rose. And they ain’t just places to go for…Read more