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Tightrope between risk and caution

Tightrope between risk and caution
As confidence grows of a significant property market recovery in the second half of this year, Thailand's major developers are walking a financial tightrope between prudence imposed by the downturn and grasping the opportunities of recovery. Full story

Is it time for a Correction in the Phuket Property Market?

Is it time for a Correction in the Phuket Property Market?
On 3rd February 2009 an article appeared in Property Report Asia which claimed Phuket property experts were saying that Phuket residential real estate is overpriced. It transpired, on reading the article, that there was little substance for this apart from the comments made by one estate agent. As it was obvious that this article had been badly researched and lacked any substantial evidence we decided to launch ... Full story

Branded developments propel Samui upmarket

Branded developments propel Samui upmarket
Three branded developments and a successful condominium project have propelled Samui to the high-end realm of the market while still maintaining its boutique appeal, says David Simister, chairman of CB Richard Ellis Thailand. Full story

Clouds form on the SKYLINE

Clouds form on the SKYLINE
Unstable politics and tighter credit have hit the local market hard in the latter half and no end to the gloom is in sight. But this acid test will leave the industry in better shape than ever, with only truly tested warriors the last men standing Full story

Building on a rock-solid reputation

Building on a rock-solid reputation
A star in its own right, Hua Hin continues to make its mark as a prime resort for all nationalities. Hua Hin and its surrounding seaside destinations - from ... Full story

Market expected to shrink by 10%

Market expected to shrink by 10%
Developers plan for year ahead with caution; buyers warned to be wary. Thailand's property market is expected to shrink by 5 to 10 per cent next year as the country falls under the full impact of the global economy recession and local political uncertainty continues ... Full story

Window of opportunity in crisis

Window of opportunity in crisis
Cyclical downturns are nothing new to the realestate industry. In this case, the downturn came earlier than expected, as the financial crisis has hit the global economy, including Thailand. A benefit of this is that the Thai property market is being slowed before bubbles are allowed to develop. ... Full story

Banks urged to ease tight loan rules to help market

Banks urged to ease tight loan rules to help market
Commercial banks should loosen their home-loan approval conditions including income and employment requirements in order to help the property industry, suggests Atip Bijanonda, president of the Thai Condominium Association. Due to the global financial crisis, many banks in Thailand have tightened screening of mortgage applicants for fear of non-performing loans (NPLs), which is ... Full story

LH chief says slowdown is inevitable

LH chief says slowdown is inevitable
Thailand's property market is about to slow down, despite a downward trend in construction costs, oil prices and interest rates, as buyer confidence is ebbing, says Anant Asavabhokhin, the chief of Land & Houses Plc, the country's biggest residential developer. He said the global financial crisis had raised ... Full story

Follow the smart money

Follow the smart money
Is now a good time to be investing in property? Ask a real estate agent when the best time to buy a property is and the humorous response is likely to be "anytime, but preferably in the next 20 minutes". With the global financial ... Full story
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