Condominium Leasehold or Purchase

 
Aside from the benefit of the avoidance of the 49% ratio rule, there are no clear advantages to buying a leasehold condominium, assuming the purchase price is not significantly lower than its freehold equivalent. This is not generally the case with ‘off plan’ leasehold units (units under development that have been purchased before the completion of construction). Virtually the only leasehold...

Leasing Land In Thailand

 
With the current prohibitive rules on the freehold ownership of land for foreign buyers in Thailand, a long-term lease may be the most feasible, if not the only practically realistic alternative. We have covered the most frequently asked questions below. Should we not have covered the question or you do not understand a legal concept please do not hesitate to contact us online or in person. What...

Buying Property in your Spouses Name

 
One of the most common problems in Thailand when an expat decides to live in Thailand is to usually liquidate his assets in his home country and to purchase property in Thailand. Knowing that a villa or house or for that matter land cannot be purchased in their name the expat usually opts to place the house or villa in the name of his wife. There is the old adage, "love is blind and divorce is...