Property Law

March 26, 2024

Usufruct in Thailand

Usufruct in Thailand. For many foreigners, Thailand’s property market holds immense allure, with its stunning landscapes and promising investment opportunities. However, a significant hurdle exists: foreign nationals are legally restricted from directly owning land. Thankfully, there’s a clever solution – a concept called Usufruct. Understanding Usufruct Usufruct, translated as “Sidhi-kep-kin” in Thai, grants temporary ownership-like rights to use and enjoy […]
October 16, 2019

Title Search in Thailand

Doing a title search before you purchase land in Thailand is highly recommended. Before making an actual purchase, you need to search the background of the land you are interested in buying, who the current and actual owner of the property is, the type of claim he is holding as well as who the original owners of the property are. […]
November 10, 2015

Buying Off-Plan Properties in Thailand

When venturing into any form of investment, risks are always involved. These pitfalls may exist like booby traps, just lying and waiting for an unsuspecting individual to fall or they simply reveal themselves as the project progresses. Off-plan properties are not exempted from these risks and in view of this type of property investment, there are at least three sides […]
January 9, 2015

Property Agents: Friends or Foes?

Determining a friend from a foe can be very hard. Sometimes, you have to experience the commission of an act first in order to reveal the ulterior motives of certain people. Property agents are no different but if you come into contact with them well prepared, the possibilities of you being taken advantage by a property agent will be minimal. […]