Over the years there have been a number of land scams in Thailand. The biggest and best known was the land scam in Samui where developers in Koh Samui has been selling /transferring more title deeds than there are on the island. The latest has the same problems except this time it is in Phuket. Take advice as ensure that before you buy any property in Thailand that you do a due diligence report on the title deed to ensure that the deed is correct.
In Thailand you may not own land as a foreigner however you can own the structure on the property. Owning a small piece of land in Thailand is difficult but not impossible however for the size you are allowed to buy and the amount of investment you need to place in Thailand the cost is not worth the effort. Most simple buy the house in their name while they lease the land.
If you are considering buying property in Hua Hin Thailand then there is a brief checklist for buying a condo or a villa in Thailand. Speak to a lawyer in Hua Hin for more detailed information. Before you sign any property or real estate agreement in Thailand always have an attorney view the documents before signature. There are a number of reasons for this.
If you are looking at buying property in Hua Hin then speak to us online or call us on our UK and US toll-free numbers. You could also simply walk into our Hua Hin office for assistance with regards to property in Hua Hin. With offices in all the major tourist cities in Thailand we at Siam Legal are able to offer you the best and most cost effective legal advice.
Buying a Wah of land or looking at a Condo unit 14 square Wah might not mean much to you however this is what will be in the contract when it is signed. Land measurements in Thailand are a bit strange. These are the basic land measurements in Thailand as listed. We have included a Rai conversion calculator to help you figure out what it is that you are buying and how large or small it really is.