30-Year Lease

30 Years Lease in Thailand As a foreigner in Thailand, you are not normally permitted to own land directly, but it’s possible to arrange 30 years (that’s the maximum) lease, with the option to renew for further periods of 30 years. Two things you need to know: Make sure that the lease is registered at the land office Secure the servic...

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Buying a House

Buying a House In Thailand If you find yourself tempted to buy a house in Thailand, never ever do it without getting a competent, independent property lawyer to advise you at every step. He will know the ins and out of Thai property law, and he will guide you to using the law to your maximum advantage and peace of mind. Buy Your House in Tha...

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Buying Land in Thailand

Buying Land in Thailand You can certainly buy land in Thailand, but it is not straightforward when it comes to foreigners, so if this is your plan, you really must consult a good, competent Thai property lawyer, so that you don’t make any costly mistakes. Ways of Purchasing Property in Thailand Land Lease The Thailand lease laws permit forei...

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Land Department Registration

Land Registration Department In Thailand If you are involved in the transfer or lease of land or property, you need to know what the transactional costs are, how to calculate them, who is liable for those costs, fees and taxes, and where and when they are to be paid, all of which is laid out below. The process of transfer of ownership or lease ...

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Title Deed Search

Title Deed Search In Thailand Since buying any kind of property in a foreign land can involve various types of complications, as a foreigner you should always go for a title search. Purchase of a property involves a huge amount of money, so it’s advisable that you, the buyer, must be sure of what you are buying, and from whom you are purchasing...

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Usufruct

Usufruct In Thailand A usufruct, known as “Sidhi-kep-kin” in Thai language, is a right that gives temporary ownership rights of the property along with an advantage of being able to reap the profits from property belonging to another as long as the property is not damaged or altered in any way. Use of Usufructs Foreigners can apply to regis...

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