The nationals of Australia, the UK, Germany, Russia, as well as the citizens of the Scandinavian and other European countries, prefer buying property in Thailand.
The Kingdom of Thailand is popular with tourists from all over the globe as well as downshifters looking to escape the expensive and humdrum life in the West and money-savvy pensioners.
Taxes for property buyers and owners in Thailand are low in comparison to many Western countries.
"Thai banks do not provide mortgage loans to non-residents. What’s more, foreign nationals can´t get a bank loan for any purpose. There is only one legal way for them to finance their property purchases in the country, which is through the MBK Group," said Nikita Shcherbina, Director of the East-West Realtors Group, Tranio's partner in Thailand.
To buy property in Thailand, you need a passport. If the property is registered to a legal entity, additional documents are required including a copy of the certificate of incorporation, memorandum of association, certificate of registration, list of shareholders and power of attorney (upon request).
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