Think that Pattaya real estate would be extremely expensive?
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Pattaya offers breathtaking ocean-view Condos for a fraction of the price that you would pay in other parts of the world.
Pattaya's real estate market is aimed at the high end and lower end of property and/or condo hunters.
One small detail though...
Foreigners and expats can only own condos.
Hey - that's the way it is.
It puts some fun into hunting for Pattaya realty.
Hunting for your dream
• house or
is the same process than anywhere else. It's just a lot more fun in Pattaya than anywhere else and if you already know Pattaya than you understand.
There are legal ways so that you can enjoy ownership of properties/land and build a house. Most likely will you be hiring an established lawyer who will explain and walk you through the process.
If you are planning to spend rest of your life in Thailand you may want to explore the prospective area where you plan on living.
Find some construction sites/building projects and visit the sites at different times of the day. If you see a foreigner at the site - approach him and find out if he is the owner.
Get the owner's advice on lawyers, builders, real estate companies, lumber yards and anything else you may need to know.
Make it habit to carry a notepad with you and make notes of the shared information.
In Pattaya you will have no problem finding law firms with experience and a good reputation. If you are moving to a rural area you may have a more difficult time to find a law firm but you can still work with a larger company from Pattaya or Bangkok.
The research and finding the right law firm to do business is may be one of the most important tasks. Legal fees are inexpensive compared to many western countries. A land deal may cost around 15- 30,000 Baht but this investment is necessary and may save you a lot of trouble and money in the long run.
Make sure you have a lawyer to work with before you transfer any funds! What if you want to get a condo?
Make the first steps easier by checking out Expat Condos. You'll find a range of Pattaya real estate to choose from and look at. You'll easily find the parameters that match what you're looking for. You'll also feel like you're already there with their virtual tours of each property.
Get more information on renting or owning Pattaya condos in Thailand as well.
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