Author: Tim Newton

Airbnb vs Hotels

The gloves are off and we’re into the main fight. First round has definitely gone to the upstart start-up, Airbnb. Airbnb, just in case you’ve been living on another planet for the past five years, is an internet-based short-term accommodation portal… a person-to-person accommodation service which is challenging the hotel industry and the traditional travel booking hierarchy. It&...

Post-coup Property Predictions

Looking at Thailand’s property past is giving us confidence in the property future. Gazing into the haze of Thailand’s property market usually sees a blend of good news and the occasional horror story the local media loves to publish to attract extra ‘clicks’. Looking into the crystal ball to predict what’s around the corner is fraught with potential failure. But I...

Local Brexit clouds clearing

Potential Brexit-clouds appear to be clearing from the main Asian financial markets of Hong Kong and Singapore. Whatever correction is happening in the dusty financial offices in Britain over the past month, it has having little or no effect on the financial or property markets on the other side of the world, in Asia. Whether it’s panic, knee-jerk reaction or real EU-exit-related problems hitting ...

Beaches back to the future

Over two years down the track and the results of Thailand’s ’great beach purge’ of 2014 can be seen in full view. Around the country there has been a massive clean up of the popular beach areas. Some of the more popular resort locations were becoming utterly unsustainable with row upon row of sun lounges and tatty beach umbrellas lining the once-pristine foreshores. Add to this the constant interr...

The Panora Phuket, Surin

The Panora Phuket sets a very high bar for new condo developments, both in terms of its sheer scale and levels of finish. It’s set in a perfect location nestled in a hillside looking northwest towards Bang Tao Beach and only five minutes from Surin Beach. More than a condo development, it’s a mini village with restaurants, spas, a library, fitness facilities, roof-top and ground-floor pools. The d...

Trichada Villas, Cherngtalay, Phuket

There are plenty of pool villas around Thailand, especially Phuket. But the Trichada Pool Villas take ‘luxury living’ to the next step with a fresh, contemporary vibe and a new look at open-plan living. You are moments from Laguna, the resort capital of Phuket, but nestled away in a quiet Soi. Your retirement home or a solid investment, you choose. Our FazWaz Focus takes us to Cherngtalay, just 15...

Twinpalms Residences MontAzure, Kamala, Phuket

The MontAzure development in Kamala, Phuket takes advantage of one of the last remaining beach plots of land along the tropical island’s famous west coast. Twinpalms Residences is the first phase of a much larger residential community at the north end of the Kamala beach. The project stretches along 200 metres of the beach, not ‘over-looking’ but RIGHT on the beach. Surrounded by new beach clubs, ...

What can you buy for 1 million US?

Not as much as you might think. But it depends where you are in the world. The difference between the world’s cheapest and most expensive real estate markets is staggering. The good news for buyers in the Thai property market is that they’re still getting outstanding value. So where do you think the most expensive real estate is in the world? You might be surprised to see how little your US$ 1 mil...

The launch of the Aristo Seaview Condos, Patong

The Aristo Seaview Condo Patong sits at the bottom of the hill overlooking Patong in Phuket. With sweeping views over the city and out across the Andaman Sea Aristo’s third development takes advantage of an outstanding location. It’s right on the main road into Phuket’s world famous party town, there’s absolutely zero obstruction to the amazing views and you’re just a stone’s throw away from one o...

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