• Join the New Holiday Home Times Community

    Here’s your chance to be part of the Holiday Home Community! HHT presents Beta Holiday Home Times – the new Social Network for those interested in vacation property. Wish to interact with other Holiday Home Investors and Owners? Or learn how to profit from your vacation property? Then this may be the right forum for you. Sign Up Now!  It’s free and […]

    Join the New Holiday Home Times Community
  • Trend Spotting: Using the 80/20 Rule

    We often get queried as to how much color do you need to use in order to have any space looking nice while not assaulting the senses. The simplest rule to always fall back on is the 80/20 rule. This is one of the universal design rules and is used not just for interior design but for a lot of […]

    Trend Spotting: Using the 80/20 Rule
  • The Comprehensive Guide to Profiting from Asian Holiday Real Estate

    Our Buyer’s Guide is a resource for people interested in buying, selling, renting or letting holiday homes in the top tourist destinations across nations in Asia. Our aim is to bring together all information you need to know (as an investor) to ensure that your experience of the holiday home world is as smooth and trouble-free as possible. Here is […]

    The Comprehensive Guide to Profiting from Asian Holiday Real Estate
  • The HHT India Retirement Property Guide: A Must Read for NRIs

    The current global economic conditions have once again made India an attractive destination for NRIs to invest in a property. But before investing in real estate in India you must be clear about the actual benefits, the options available, the procedure involved and pitfalls that may accompany such a financial decision. Our comprehensive property guide for NRIs have some of […]

    The HHT India Retirement Property Guide: A Must Read for NRIs
  • What makes a Holiday Home a Good Investment?

    Without doubt investing in a property is always a big decision and should therefore be taken very cautiously. Many actually want to buy a vacation or a second home, but are undecided on what they will do with it when they are not staying. Ideally one would be living in the second home for just a couple of weeks in […]

    What makes a Holiday Home a Good Investment?
  • Don’t get Scammed: Buying Outright is much safer than Timeshare or Fractional Ownership

    The concept of fractional ownership of a property was first introduced in the United States more than a decade back and is today being offered by many developers, housing corporations and players in the hospitality and leisure industry. This type of ownership allows an investor to have a quarter, a fifth or even a 25 percent share in the property, […]

    Unlike fractional ownership, a holiday home gives you the pride of owning a property of your own.
  • Why Buying Early could mean a Stress Free Retirement

    People usually say that when it comes to buying a property it is always better to start early in life. But actually is this correct? If you ask me the same question I would rather say it all depends on what you are looking at by investing in a second home and how much savings do you have at your […]

    Why Buying Early could mean a Stress Free Retirement
  • The 10 ‘First Things’ to think about before buying a Holiday Home

    Buying a holiday home is a dream and aspiration for most upper Middle Class families today. We have seen numerous projects and continuous advertisements promoting the concept of weekend homes. However, until recently second homes used to lack one key component that made them unattractive to investors – Rental income. Essentially a family owning a second home used to have […]

    The 10 ‘First Things’ to think about before buying a Holiday Home
  • The Bare Minimum you need to do to earn more than Long Term leasing

    Making money from your vacation home should not be a stressful and time-consuming affair. The most important hurdle to overcome is the mental block with attempting to make money from what used to be an indulgence for you and your family. Things to keep in mind are that beautiful homes need continuous love and care, and this usually means spending […]

    The Bare Minimum you need to do to earn more than Long Term leasing
  • Turning a Profit: Managing Costs and Balancing Income

    For a holiday home owner who has decided to make it a profitable venture, knowing the running costs of the property is very important.  It is perhaps the first and foremost step to preparing a holiday home business plan – even before you decide on your rental rates. The running costs of a holiday home can vary depending on where […]

    View of a holiday home in Ranikhet

Project Reviews »

X2 Kamala – BHMAsia’s Villa Residence Project in Phuket

X2 Kamala – BHMAsia’s Villa Residence Project in Phuket

October 9, 2013 at 3:14 pm

Asia Pacific hotel management, development and consulting group, BHMAsia, has recently unveiled X2 Kamala,  the first X2 property on Phuket which will comprise nine luxurious...

Buyer’s Guide »

Top Tips and Pointers to Employ a Domestic Help in Asia

Top Tips and Pointers to Employ a Domestic Help in Asia

January 31, 2014 at 11:02 am

One of the luxuries of living in Asia is the fact that you can easily afford to hire a domestic help to take care of household chores  including cooking, cleaning the house,...

Holiday Renter’s Guide »

Join the New Holiday Home Times Community

Join the New Holiday Home Times Community

April 2, 2014 at 4:02 pm

Here’s your chance to be part of the Holiday Home Community! HHT presents Beta Holiday Home Times - the new Social Network for those interested in vacation property. Wish...

Interior Design »

Home renovation is an exciting experience as you set out to realize your ideas and plans for your home; as long as you take the necessary time to explore the possibilities for your home and develop a firm plan that paves the road for a smooth process from beginning to end

Five Golden Rules of Home Renovation Only we will Tell you

January 30, 2014 at 2:26 pm

So, you have moved in to your new house and you must be dying to change everything you see around you. Even for home owners who have been living in their house for a couple...

Smart Buy »

Why Buying a Robotic Pool Cleaner can be a Wise Decision

Why Buying a Robotic Pool Cleaner can be a Wise Decision

May 6, 2013 at 4:55 pm

While having a swimming pool can add to the value of a property, cleaning it from time to time can sometimes be a real challenge. Tiny debris get collected on the floor...

Travel and Tourism News

X2 Kamala – BHMAsia’s Villa Residence Project in Phuket

X2 Kamala – BHMAsia’s Villa Residence Project in Phuket

Asia Pacific hotel management, development and consulting group, BHMAsia, has recently unveiled X2 Kamala,  the first X2 property on Phuket which will comprise nine luxurious villas scheduled to be completed in first quarter of 2015. This is BHMAsia’s fourth project in Thailand; the other three being X2 Kui Buri, X2 Koh Kood and X2 Samui. Like other properties of BHMAsia, […]

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Pavilion Hilltop – Luxury condos, Duplex Suites by Pavilion Group in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

Pavilion Hilltop – Luxury condos, Duplex Suites by Pavilion Group in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

After the Phase one of Pavilion Hilltop, released in April, saw a 100 percent take-up within two months, the Pavilion Group recently launched the second block of residences in Pavilion Hilltop, a luxury building in Mont Kiara, a township north-west of Kuala Lumpur. Interestingly this phase too is witnessing an equal demand from buyers with 40 percent of the units […]

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Abel Oakleaf Homes – 2, 3 BHK Sea View Apartments by Abel Projects in South Goa

Being the most happening part of Goa, North Goa is increasingly becoming more and more crowded, the fact that has opened up huge opportunities for South Goa. Equally beautiful, but relatively much quieter beaches, South Goa over the last decade has seen a lot of real estate activity, predominantly with buyers of vacation homes looking for a less-crowded environment.  Plus […]

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Feya Residencia – 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences in Calangute

Feya Residencia – 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences in Calangute

Located in Calangute, Feya Residencia is a development by Pushpganga Ventures comprising 2 and 3 BHK fully furnished signature residences with a wide range of amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool, gym, landscape gardens/ parks, jogging track, wifi connection, etc. Targeting buyers of the higher income group who are looking for an address near Calangute, one of the premium locations […]

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Sunset Hill Resort – Apartments, Penthouses on offer in Koh Phangan

Sunset Hill Resort – Apartments, Penthouses on offer in Koh Phangan

Known primarily for its full moon parties, Koh Phangan as a leading real estate market can be termed as a late starter. Despite that, the island situated in the South East coast of Thailand is today slowly attracting investors looking for romance, nature, amazing beaches, health and easy lifestyle. Other factors that have added to the rising popularity of Koh […]

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The Loft@Southbay City – Luxury Suites by Mah Sing Group in Penang

The Loft@Southbay City – Luxury Suites by Mah Sing Group in Penang

Bayan Lepas is one of Penang’s most sought-after vicinities, which is within a kilometer from the Second Penang Bridge and 7 kilometers from the Penang International Airport. The area is home to Penang’s biggest retail shopping mall, the Queensbay Mall, which is complemented by other shopping centers such as Bukit Jambul Complex, Sunshine Square, Mayang Mall and Giant hypermarket. Among […]

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