Void lease schemes

The structuring of a property lease investment requires a special know-how to avoid void lease schemes as they are promoted mainly on Phuket.



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Secured property lease structures in Thailand

The conventional Thai property lease shows more and more vulnerability and weakness. Instead of risky and unfit investment schemes, property developers should look seriously into secured lease structures to attract even risk-averse foreign property investors.



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Crazy little thing called lease

Foreigners looking for a property investment in Thailand frequently decide to avoid a corporate structure and, instead, to lease what they can’t individually buy. For such investment, it is advisable to make educated decisions and not to trust too much to the glossy brochures and the promotion talks of developers, real estate brokers, and agents.



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Villa ownership: The superficies makes the difference

Villa buyers on leased land have typically no real legal ownership, but just a weird Thai-style pseudo-ownership. Secure your villa in paradise!



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The sublease of property in Thailand

Thailand’s legislation for sublease agreements offers surprises for foreign investors who base their investment on a sublease of real estate. A simple sublease has nearly no protection against a collapse of the whole investment scheme.



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The lease will not survive the lessee

Like it or not, your 30-year land lease rights are not inherited by your heirs if you pass away. That’s the law in Thailand. And your lawyer should tell you this during your lifetime.



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