Thailand’s Land Tax Reform In Process

Over the past decade the issue of forms to the Thai land system has been on the national political agenda. The NCPO has made public plans to change the land and building tax system. According to the last draft of the code in 2012, vacant land would be taxed at 2% of assessed value, up to 0.1% for agricultural and

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155-Unit Surin Condo Ready for Buyers

Surin Condo Ready for Buyers

Vice Governor Somkiet Sangkhawsuthirak chaired the presales launch event of Aristo Condominium, the second project of Rinthara Development Co., Ltd. in Surin Beach. The 155-unit condo project is only 650 meters from the oceanfront of Bangtao Beach, and offers sea views for units on the 5th and 6th

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New Visa Extension Changes for Condominium Investors

Effective August 29, 2014: The criteria for consideration of granting an alien extension of stay in the Kingdom of Thailand, in the case of necessity, for a period not exceeding one year for each request,according to Section 35 of the Immigration Act B.E. 2522 (A.D. 1979). shall be in accordance with the

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VISA

VISA

Visas for Thailand

Visa on Arrival (30 Days)
For foreigners arriving with no Visa (only certain nationalities).

Tourist Visa (60 Days)
Visa for foreigners who wish to visit Thailand for tourism purposes.Visas for Thailand

Non-Immigrant ‘B’ Visa (One Year Multiple Entry)
To conduct business, to work, to study teaching course, to work as an English teacher, to take scuba diving or boxing lessons, to work as a sport coach, to do an internship, to work as a film-producer, journalist or reporter for a short period.

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10 Steps to Buying Property in Phuket

10 Steps to Buying Property in Phuket10 Steps for Buying Property by Rodney Waller

For the prepared, buying a property in Phuket can be extremely rewarding. These 10 steps to buying property in Phuket are meant to guide you thru the purchasing process. A knowledge of the steps allows you to make informed choices that meet your own objectives and your own needs.

Steps

1) Determine the purpose of investment and exit strategy 2) Conduct preliminary research 10 Steps for Buying Property by Rodney Waller 3) Appoint a lawyer 4) Property search and viewings 5) Shortlist and choose property 6) Make offers and negotiate 7) Reservations and deposits 8) Due diligence 9) Completion 10) Possession

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“Condominium Freehold” Ownership

There is a general perception that Thai property law is complicated. Actually, the opposite is true: the laws relating to foreign property ownership in Thailand are quite clear. Foreigners can buy and own freehold condominiums. Foreigners can buy and own buildings and structures (distinct from the land on which they sit), and foreigners can take leases on land or property. Foreigners cannot own land."Condominium Freehold" Title Ownership Phuket

“Condominium Freehold” Ownership
One special type of freehold title does exist for foreigners. The Condominium Act, where non-Thai nationals can directly and legally own in Thailand, just as they would own a freehold property in their own country. It’s called a “Condominium Freehold” title, and The Condominium Act has helped stimulate foreign property investment in Thailand.

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Phuket Utilities

Phuket Utilities

Electricity
Provincial Electricity Authority
Customer Services Tel: 1129

Phuket Tel: 076 211 663

Water
Provincial Waterworks Authority
Customer Services Tel: 1125

Phuket Tel: 076 319 716

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Lawyers in Phuket

Lawyers in Phuket can discuss various forms of real estate property in Thailand which include condominiums, homes, land and villas.

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Celebrities Who Own Private Luxury Villas in Thailand

Considered as the Asian birthplace of modern pool villa, Phuket is teeming with fantastic and elegantly-designed private villas in the likes of Amanpuri and the Banyan Tree, two international resort hotel chain brands that have introduced the concept of private villas in the island of Phuket in Thailand. The

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