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Villas & houses for sale in Thailand

In total 766 listings
Pattaya Pattaya
149 listings
Koh Samui Koh Samui
111 listings
Phuket Phuket
376 listings
Bangkok Bangkok
108 listings
Bang Tao Beach Bang Tao Beach
72 listings
Laguna Phuket Laguna Phuket
10 listings
Patong Patong
8 listings

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    Tranio Global Real Estate

    Lagoon Plaza, 21/6 Lagoon Rd, Cherngtalay Thalang Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand

    +90 (212) 922 22 21

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    Tranio LLC

    Vissarionos, 4, 10672 Athens, Greece

    +30 211 198-60-27

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    Tranio Germany GmbH

    Schlüterstraße 38, 10629 Berlin, Germany

    +49 302 2957622

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    Ohmydesk Business Center, Al Fattan Downtown, 32d St, 103-104, Al Satwa Dubai, UAE

    +971 (4) 610-45-55

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    Fulya, Büyükdere Cd. No:76, 34394 Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey

    +44 17 4822 0039

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    Calle del Palangre, 14, 03182 Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain

    +34 932 204 049

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    FAQ about houses in Thailand
    Can a foreigner buy a house in Thailand?
    Yes, foreigners are generally allowed to buy a house in Thailand, but there are certain restrictions and regulations that need to be followed. Here are some important points to consider:
    • Land Ownership. Foreigners cannot own land in Thailand in their own name. However, they can own the building or house on the land. The most common practice is to have a long-term lease for the land (up to 30 years) and own the structure on the land outright.
    • Condominiums. Foreigners can own condominium units in Thailand in their own name, provided that the total foreign ownership in the building does not exceed 49% of the total floor area. This means that condominiums are a popular option for foreigners looking to own property in Thailand.
    • Legal Structures. Foreigners can set up a Thai company with Thai majority shareholders to purchase land in Thailand. This method is commonly used by investors or those looking to acquire larger plots of land. It's essential to consult with a qualified lawyer or legal advisor to understand the regulations and implications of this option.
    • Restrictions. Even with the ability to purchase property, it's important to note that some areas in Thailand, such as those close to military installations, may have additional restrictions on land ownership by foreigners. It's crucial to do thorough research and consult legal professionals to ensure compliance with all regulations.
    • Legal Assistance. It is highly recommended to work with a reputable lawyer who specializes in Thai real estate law to navigate the intricacies of property ownership in Thailand. They can guide you through the legal process, protect your interests, and ensure compliance with local regulations.

    Please keep in mind that regulations can change over time, so it's essential to verify the current laws and seek professional advice when considering purchasing property in Thailand as a foreigner.
    Is Thailand cheap to buy a house?
    Thailand was generally considered an affordable country to buy a house compared to many Western countries. However, it's important to note that real estate prices can vary greatly depending on the location within Thailand and other factors such as property size, amenities, and proximity to urban areas or popular tourist destinations.

    In popular tourist areas such as Bangkok, Phuket, or Pattaya, real estate prices tend to be higher compared to other regions in Thailand. On the other hand, if you look at less-developed areas or rural regions, you may find more affordable options.
    Can foreigners own villas in Thailand?
    Yes, foreigners can own villas in Thailand under certain conditions. According to Thai law, foreigners are generally prohibited from owning land in Thailand. However, there are several legal options available to foreigners who wish to own villas or properties in the country:
    • Leasehold. Foreigners can lease land or property in Thailand for a maximum period of 30 years. The lease can be renewed for additional terms, typically two more terms of 30 years each, subject to the agreement between the parties involved.
    • Thai Company. Foreigners can set up a Thai company in which they hold a majority of the shares (51% or more). The company can then purchase the land and villa on behalf of the foreign investor. It's important to note that the company must be a legitimate operating entity with proper business activities.
    • Condominiums. Foreigners can own condominium units outright in Thailand, provided that the total foreign ownership of the condominium building does not exceed 49% of the total floor area. This is a popular option for many foreigners looking to own property in Thailand, as it allows for full ownership and control of the individual unit.
    Can I get residency in Thailand if I buy a house?
    Purchasing a house in Thailand does not automatically grant you residency in the country. Thailand has specific visa categories and requirements for obtaining residency or long-term stay.

    Thailand offers various types of visas, including retirement visas, investment visas, work permits, and others. The most common long-term visa is the Non-Immigrant Visa (Category O-A) for retirees. This visa allows individuals aged 50 or above to stay in Thailand for a year, with the option to renew it annually. However, it is important to fulfill the financial and other requirements set by the Thai government to be eligible for this visa.
    Do I need a lawyer to buy a house in Thailand?
    In Thailand it is not legally required to hire a lawyer to buy a house. However, engaging a lawyer can be beneficial to help you navigate the complexities of the purchasing process, ensure that all legal requirements are met, and protect your interests.

    A lawyer can assist you in several ways, including:
    • Title and due diligence. They can conduct a thorough title search to verify the property's ownership, check for any liens, encumbrances, or legal issues related to the property, and ensure that the seller has the legal right to sell the property.
    • Contract review. A lawyer can review and explain the terms and conditions of the purchase agreement or contract, making sure your rights are protected and that all necessary clauses are included.
    • Negotiation and legal advice. They can provide guidance during negotiations with the seller or their representatives, helping you understand your rights and obligations, and ensuring that your interests are safeguarded.
    • Documentation and registration. A lawyer can assist with preparing and reviewing the necessary documents for the property transfer, such as the sale and purchase agreement, and guide you through the registration process with the Land Department.
    • Legal compliance. They can ensure that the transaction complies with all relevant laws and regulations in Thailand, including foreign ownership restrictions, taxes, and other legal obligations.

    Having a lawyer on your side can offer peace of mind and help you make informed decisions throughout the property buying process. They can provide personalized advice based on your specific circumstances and help protect your interests.
    Can a foreigner buy a villa in Thailand?
    Yes, foreigners can buy villas or houses in Thailand, but there are certain restrictions and regulations that they need to be aware of. Here are some key points:
    • Ownership of land. In Thailand, foreigners are generally not allowed to own land outright. However, there are legal alternatives available to foreigners who wish to buy property, such as villas or houses:
      • Leasehold. Foreigners can lease land for a period of up to 30 years. This lease can be renewed for additional periods, usually twice, for a total leasehold period of 90 years.
      • Limited companies. Foreigners can set up a Thai limited company with Thai majority shareholders (51% Thai ownership) to purchase land. The land is owned by the company, and the foreigner can own the majority of the shares in the company.
      • Condominiums. Foreigners can buy a condominium unit in Thailand outright, as long as the ownership of foreign nationals in a condominium project does not exceed 49% of the total floor area.
    • Regulations and legal requirements. Foreigners purchasing property in Thailand should consult with a qualified Thai lawyer to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations. The legal process involves due diligence, drafting and signing contracts, and registration of ownership at the Land Department.
    • Restrictions on certain areas. Some areas of Thailand, such as those designated as national parks or near military installations, may have additional restrictions on land ownership by foreigners. It's important to research the specific area and its regulations before making a purchase.
    • Financing options. Foreigners may face limitations when it comes to obtaining financing from Thai banks. It's advisable to explore alternative financing options or consider self-financing the property purchase.
    Are houses in Thailand expensive?
    Housing prices in Thailand can vary greatly depending on the location, type of property, and various other factors. Overall, compared to many Western countries, housing in Thailand is often considered relatively affordable. However, there are significant price differences between different regions and cities within the country.

    In major cities like Bangkok, housing prices can be relatively high, particularly in popular and central areas. Luxury properties and high-end condominiums in prime locations tend to have higher prices. On the other hand, if you move to less populated areas or smaller cities, you will generally find more affordable housing options.

    Thailand also has a wide range of property types available, including apartments, condominiums, townhouses, and detached houses. Prices will vary depending on the type, size, quality, and amenities offered.

    It's important to note that land ownership laws in Thailand can be complex for foreigners. Foreigners are generally not allowed to own land directly, but they can typically own buildings and condominium units. There are legal structures available to lease land or own property through a Thai company, but it is advisable to consult with a local legal expert for specific details and regulations.

    Overall, while housing prices in Thailand can be relatively affordable compared to some Western countries, it is essential to research the specific area you are interested in and consider the factors that can influence the prices.
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