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Thriving Thong Lor

Thriving Thong Lor

Few of Bangkok’s neighbourhood have changed quite as much in recent years as Sukhumvit Soi 55, or Thong Lor, as it is popularly know. A section of Bangkok in the Watthana district on the north side of Sukhumvit, Thong Lor is more than just a chic residential area for the well-heeled cosmopolitan. The upscale neighbourhood also draws crowds with great bars, cool cafes and some of the most happening establishments that come with them. As one of Bangkok’s most thriving area, Thong Lor is one of the preferred neighbourhood for the city’s property developers. Apart from bein...

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Potential In Thailand Real Estate Market

Potential In Thailand Real Estate Market

Thailand is the 2nd largest economy in ASEAN, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of S$529 billion, a 4.1% annual growth in 2018. According to the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking in 2019, the competitiveness of Thailand ranks 25th among 63 economic entities worldwide, jumping five spots from the previous year. In 2018, Thailand further laid out plans to develop its eastern provinces into a leading ASEAN economic zone with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) under the Thailand 4.0 vision. Existing connectivity by land, sea and air will be strengthened along with the China’s Belt and...

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A Global Digital Market

A Global Digital Market

The number of people using the internet has been growing over the years. In today’s increasingly connected world, businesses are rapidly changing to meet the demands to the new consumer. Spurred by an ever-changing digital landscape and new consumption patterns, List Sotheby’s International Realty (List SIR) has launched a new regional aggregator site – www.lsirglobal.com would bring hundreds of property listings from across six countries and territories under one roof. As part of the company’s on-going strategy to develop new digital marketing platforms and prope...

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Taxes for Residential Property Acquisition And Ownership

Taxes for Residential Property Acquisition And Ownership

INSIGHTS invited RSM Tax Pte Ltd to share the tax considerations to look out for in the purchase and ownership of property. Buying a residential property is a major decision. For most, it is a deliberated move that involves careful considerations predominantly in the areas of pricing and financing. However, with the increasing direct and indirect tax law changes, tax cost is also a growing concern for many potential buyers before they commit to purchase a property. It is therefore important that one is well informed of the tax implications that come with acquiring and holding properti...

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Living the High Life | 6 Superior Penthouses

Living the High Life | 6 Superior Penthouses

Perched on their buildings’ highest floors, these six sophisticated penthouses—in desirable locations from West Coast to East—benefit from privacy, views, style, and amenities that go above and beyond. Indoor-Outdoor Living in NoMad Mara Flash Blum & Ariel Greene,  Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage Thoughtful in configuration and supremely stylish in design, this five-bedroom three-level penthouse features a living and dining room, a media room or library, a sun-filled eat-in chef’s kitchen, and a family room. An indoor-outdoor lo...

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URA Master Plan Hot Spot: Kampong Bugis

URA Master Plan Hot Spot: Kampong Bugis

When the Draft Master Plan 2019 was unveiled in March 2019, Kampong Bugis was identified as one of the Urban Transformation projects. These are “key growth areas that will encourage economic growth, and bring jobs and amenities closer to residents.” Spanning an area of around 17.4 ha (1.873 mil sq ft), the Kampong Bugis precinct is strategically located at the mouth of Kallang River. It is bounded by Kallang Road and Crawford Street, with a 1.1 km of water frontage to Kallang River and Rochor River. Envisioned by the government planners to be an attractive waterfront residential preci...

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5 Cities In Thailand Worth Investing In

5 Cities In Thailand Worth Investing In

Looking at many of the residential projects in Thailand, one primary objective is to meet the demands of overseas property investors, specifically from the Chinese market. From the choice of location to property design and units with layout that appeal to foreign buyers, many elements of residential property are thought through with the overseas investor in mind. Thailand acts as a hub for property sale and rent, unlike the other countries where the livability outweighs investment. List Sotheby’s International Realty sheds light on five cities in Thailand that the overseas investors...

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Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

Thailand has always been one of the most popular spots for holidaymakers and investors alike. According to the Mastercard APAC Destinations Index 2018, Bangkok, Thailand’s capital and most populous city, remains the top destination in the region with more than 20 million arrivals, besting its figure of 19.3 million it achieved in 2017. Thailand’s booming tourism sector has the country on the map for investors and accounts for 12% of the nation’s economy. This is not surprising as Bangkok is a vibrant metropolis with an amazing history, incredible food scene and fantastic local scene. M...

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Property Price Index Continues Trending Upwards

Property Price Index Continues Trending Upwards

On 1 October 2019, Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released the flash estimate of the price index for private residential property for 3rd Quarter 2019. Overall, the private residential property index increased 1.4 points from 150.8 points in 2nd Quarter 2019 to 152.2 points in 3rd Quarter 2019. This represents an increase of 0.9%, compared to the 1.5% increase in the previous quarter. Prices of non-landed private residential properties increased by 2.9% in Core Central Region (CCR), compared to the 2.3% increase in the previous quarter. Prices in the Rest of Central R...

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Finishing Touch: The Details That Make a Difference When Staging Your Home

Finishing Touch: The Details That Make a Difference When Staging Your Home

Your home is an oasis, a place perfectly appointed to suit your personal tastes. Which is exactly as it should be—until it becomes time to list your home and move on to the next dream. Buyers aren’t looking for a home that appears too lived-in. They’re looking for a space they can customize to their own styles and preferences, with enough of a starting point in place that they can envision their future life. Selling your home is about showing its potential without too much of anything distracting the eye—and the solution is staging. Before you show your home to prospective buyers, you have...

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