Easy Tricks to Know About Renting an Apartment in Koh Samui

Easy Tricks to Know About Renting an Apartment in Koh SamuiThe island of Samui has become increasingly popular over the last years and people all around the world come to spend their holidays here. Some of them come to live for a few months and even longer. In both cases, to rent an apartment in Koh Samui represent one of the most popular accommodation options because of the extra comfort it offers, but also because of price flexibility. Looking to explore for a while a beautiful island in Thailand and live the Thai life like a local without spending a…

The Basics of Buying Property on Koh Samui

The Basics of Buying Property on Koh SamuiBuying a property on Koh Samui is not as simple as it may seem. Before you start on this path, you need to know all the facts and legal considerations implied by this decision. Below we will present a short and useful guide to buying real estate in Koh Samui. These advices and information will help you find and purchase the right type of property for your needs and investment goals. The legal issues The real estate laws in Thailand are very different compared to those from your home country so when…

Koh Samui Building Regulations

Thailand has its very own set of regulations regarding the construction of a new property. If you are a foreigner and you are considering investing in Koh Samui real estate then you really need to catch up on the laws that are applicable to any new architectural project on this beautiful Thai island. Below we mention the most important building regulations that influence the location, size, and height of a property. 1.The distance from the beach As with all new properties, before starting the actual…

Koh Samui Land Titles

Koh Samui Land TitlesWhen you are buying land on Koh Samui, you need to know by heart the numerous land title deeds that exist in Thailand. Only by understanding every single one of them and what they imply you will be able to make the best real estate purchasing decision. Furthermore, most of the land on the island has not been titled yet or even surveyed properly. The actual reason why comprehensive titling isn’t available on Koh Samui is the lack of complete surveys. Any foreigner who is interested in buying land…

Off-plan VS Completed Property

The amazing investment opportunities of the Koh Samui real estate market are due to the fact that it is relatively new. Its potential is huge and many investors from across the globe are attracted by the idea of buying real estate on this beautiful Thai island. If you want to buy a property here then you are probably asking yourself if you should opt for an off-plan property or for a completed one. Below we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each one. The Advantages of an Off-plan…

Koh Samui Property and Land Taxes

Koh Samui Property and Land TaxesNot always, when you plan on buying a property on Koh Samui you are prior informed of the taxes and fees asked by the Government. If you don’t research the available taxes and fees by your own then after a couple of months or more after the purchase is completed, you may get a very unpleasant surprise in the form of a pricey tax bill.     There are four potential taxes or fees that must be paid when you are buying or selling a property on Koh Samui. The duration of the seller’s…

Property and Land Ownership Rights

Buying a property in Koh Samui is a very attractive idea when you think about its spectacular landscapes, idyllic ambiance, vibrant culture and numerous touristic attractions. It is a place that encapsulates the perfect beach paradise where the weather is sunny all year long and the locals are friendly and hospitable. Samui tempts us to visit it on long holidays or even move here for changing the modern city life with the serene island experience. But purchasing a property on Koh Samui isn’t as…

How to Find Property in Koh Samui

How to Find Property in Koh SamuiEvery day, more and more investors are attracted by the idea of buying a property on the idyllic island of Koh Samui due to its continuously growing popularity among tourists from across the globe who are looking for the perfect Thai island getaway. The island itself is in an ongoing transformation. The accommodation units, the facilities and services available here are among the most elegant and luxurious ones. All these details recommend Koh Samui as the ideal location for investing in real estate.…

Koh Samui Real Estate FAQ

1. What are the main types of land titles? Mainly, title deeds in Thailand are organized into 4 categories as follows: Freehold Title Deed (Chanote or Nor Sor 4) The holder of this title type has full rights over the land. He can use it as he pleases without any claims from other parties. This is why, when you are planning on purchasing land on Koh Samui, you should focus your attention of getting this title deed. Nor Sor 3 Gor Nor Sor 3 Kor is the document that is usually drafted for lands that…

Thailand Real Estate: Investing in Samui Property

Thailand Real Estate: Investing in Samui Property Why investing in Koh Samui Real Estate is a good financial opportunity?   Thailand's economy faced a rapid growth in the last two decades, mainly supported by private consumption and exports. According to Thailand's Ministry of Finance, in the first quarter of 2017 the economy grew by 1.3%, stronger than market estimates of a 1.2 percent growth.   Koh Samui is one of the most sought after destinations in Thailand. This beautiful island attracts tourists from all around the world due to…