The Thailand Investment Visa is simply a type of visa which foreigners can obtain by investing a minimum of 10 Million Thai Baht in properties, government or Thai State bonds or as fixed deposit in a Thai Bank Account.
Like most countries, a Thailand Notary Public is an official licensed by the state to carry out functions such as authenticate signatures or legal documents, and bear witness to affidavits of statements or persons under oath. Notarization of a document creates a guarantee regarding the authenticity of the document and its signatories.
This is mainly the issue of rights and taxes in Leaseholds. As stated elsewhere that having a leasehold agreement with your Thai wife is simply a bad idea and you should be looking at a usufruct or superficies in order to have a much sounder legal footing in Thailand. Always speak to a property lawyer… Read more
Before you sign a sales agreement you should always allow a property lawyer in Thailand look over the document to ensure that your interests are covered. There are certain issues that would need to be covered and at times the developer might leave these out such as building timelines when buying offplan. This is a… Read more
The rights of condominium owners in Thailand is covered by the Condominium Act of 2008. This Act tells you what your rights are as an owner of a condominium unit in Thailand. The Act covers not only your property rights but also your rights before purchasing the property. This covers the developer and how the… Read more
There are a number of property options in Thailand that you can consider. Each has its pros and cons however there are enough options that one of these will fit your risk and profile. Some are married to a Thai national while others are not. These are the options available for the married as well… Read more
What are the property transfer taxes. If you are buying property in Thailand then you will need to know what the transfer fees are. Conveyancing fees as it is called in the West is calculated differently in Thailand and there is also a system for which party will pay which taxes. There are a number… Read more
Thinking about buying a Condo? If you are buying property in Thailand then you will need to understand a number of issues with buying a condo. Yes, foreigners generally can’t own land and you can only be part of the 49% of foreigners who are allowed to own units in a building development. There are… Read more
Since foreigners normally cannot own land in Thailand many foreigners opt for a superficies. The superficies in Thailand allows you to own the property on the land without owning the land itself. Many times foreigners will place the land into the name of their wife but build the house under a superficies in their own… Read more