Why buy or rent a property in Bangkok?
Are you toying with the idea of buying or renting property in Bangkok, but you’re not quite sure if it’s the right move for you? If so, you wouldn’t be the first, and you certainly won’t be the last. But when asked, why Bangkok? We might simply respond with: when there is something for everyone in this vibrant and beautiful cocktail of culture, why not? If it’s what you want to do, then you’ll be able to find plenty of reasons to do so. Finding reason not to on the other hand, is something that you’ll struggle with.
That being said, perhaps you’re not interested in moving, but see Bangkok as being a potential investment opportunity. In which case, you’d be absolutely correct. Bangkok has long been one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, so buying a central condominium is a great opportunity to see a return through holiday rentals, whilst turning a delicious profit on top.
Or, if you’re not so fussed about the money, but simply have fallen in love with the place, then you’ll be all too aware of how such a big move can be incredibly daunting, particularly for Westerners who have never lived anywhere other than their home country. So, it’s completely understandable to be feeling overwhelmed by the prospect. Perhaps you’ve visited Bangkok several times in the past and you’ve fallen in love with the place. With such a colourful culture, bustling nightlife and a world-renowned cuisine, it’s difficult not to! But how viable is it to uproot your life and move to the other side of the world? More so than you’d imagine!
Simply put: if you love Thailand and the city of Bangkok, and you want to make a change, then what better a way than moving to such a fascinating and exotic location? Certainly, there is much in the way of research and preparation involved before making the move, but you shouldn’t let that put you off. When you finally touch down and get settled into your new river-view condo in the heart of Bangkok, your patience and perseverance will have been worthwhile. That said, it’s really not as difficult as it sounds! Yes, there is much in the way of red tape, but should you decide to make the move, our team of friendly and experienced advisors can guide you through the entire process. This means that you’ll be able to take full advantage of an established real estate agency with 16 years of experience in helping people find their forever homes in Bangkok. In that time, it’s safe to say that we’ve got a “knack” for it, so you’re in safe hands.
Should I buy or rent Bangkok Property?
Ultimately it depends on the type of property and what kind of visa that you’ll be on. Naturally you can’t just make the decision to buy a house and then move into it without acquiring the correct documentation, there is a lot more to it (again, we can guide you through that). But buying and renting really depends on your budget, the duration that you’d like to stay and much more!
For example, you may wish to buy a condo, so that you can stay several times a year, whilst renting it out the rest of the time. Or alternatively, you might not want to fully commit to Bangkok, and so would prefer to rent temporarily whilst you make a final decision. In any case, we have thousands of properties, available for buying and renting. All you need to do is get in contact with us, specify you desires, and we will help you find the perfect property for you.
What to do in Bangkok?
Bangkok. The name brings images of exotic temples, bustling local markets, vibrant nightlife and vast shopping complexes.
Include on your trip a visit to the must see Wat Pho, home of the Reclining Buddha which is 46 meters long and covered in gold leaf. And, Wat Arun “Temple of the Dawn” located on the river know for its beauty, tranquility and glorious to behold at sunrise or sunset. And there is the opulent Grand Palace the past home of the kings where you can view the sacred Emerald Buddha.
Take a leisurely boat ride down the Chao Phraya River. Bangkok is called the ‘Venice of the East’ and the river is the perfect perspective from which to appreciate this bustling city.
And don’t forget to try the street food. Every busy road will have street food vendors selling their products to the locals and tourists alike.
Shoppers Be Aware! Bangkok boasts everything from flashy high-end malls, small street stores and Chatuchak, the famous weekend market that has 8,000 stalls covering 27 acres of space and is one of the largest markets in the world.
Looking for some entertainment, Bangkok is famous for it’s nightlife scene and restaurants. There are exciting nightclubs, amazing rooftop bars, hip cocktail bars and just about any ethnic restaurant you may want to try.
The list of things to is endless. Get a Thai massage, go to a Muay Thai boxing match or ride Sky Train. You can’t do it all in one trip, and this is what brings many people back again and again, to experience the wonders of this unbelievable city. Bangkok.
What are the popular property types in Bangkok?
There are many foreigners that make Bangkok their home. Either full time or part time, for business, leisure, retirement or investment Bangkok has something for everyone.
It seems like developers in Bangkok are launching new condominium projects weekly. The projects are ranging from mid-range to super luxurious. New developments can offer such modern features as sky garden terraces, automatic parking systems, yoga rooms, wellness centers and therapy healing swimming pools. Or more traditional features such as, saunas, fitness centers, kids play areas, security and key card access.
If it is space you want, then a slightly older condominium in Bangkok is for you. These condominiums have the same basic features but their square meters are much larger. Perfect for a large families or people that want more room around them.
Unique to Bangkok is the loft-style duplex. These apartments are two storey condominiums inside a larger high rise. They have a loft open living area on the ground floor and the sleeping quarters are usually on the second floor. Ideal for the homeowner that wants something different.
Another option is townhouses. Townhouses are attached homes and usually located in a secure estate. The townhomes are three or four storey high and have larger square footage. Most include parking in front and sometimes a garden. This is an excellent solution for a multi-generation family.
Most people think that properties in Bangkok are all high-rise condominiums, but there many detached single houses available as well. Bangkok has a diverse selection of properties for available and the opportunity to own a home that suits your lifestyle is there in Bangkok.
Why choose Siam Real Estate in Bangkok?
Siam Real Estate agents have more experience than any other real estate company in Thailand. We have skilled real estate professionals and that is the number one asset that sets us apart from any other agency. Our agents are great listeners. They focus on understanding your goal and assure that the path is a smooth one.
Siam Real Estate can help you sell your property, or find that perfect home. Our knowledgeable agents will work with you and for you, eliminating the hassle and uncertainty of the selling / buying process. With two dedicated sales offices and sales agents in all top destinations in Thailand, we are there to help you.
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