Guide to Property Buying in Indonesia as a Foreigner

  Foreign nationals who wish to purchase property in Indonesia can experience some difficulties navigating the…

Obtaining a Thailand Work Permit (Thai Work Permit)

Contrary to what most people assume, Thailand does not issue a Work Visa. What it issues…

Foreign nationals retiring in Thailand – rules

Thailand has been a traditional retirement destination for many, particularly nationals from European nations, owing to…

Protecting your investment – clauses to be inserted in the property sale agreement

The sale agreement is perhaps the first and most important step towards property ownership. Whether you…

Second home mortgages – economics and viability

I’m often asked if it is wise to take on a mortgage while buying your second…

Consumer courts – legal recourse in case of breach of contract by developer

As a buyer it can be really disheartening when there is a breach of the contract…

Buying a property as a foreign national

Every country has laws to help foreign nationals buy property, but also to protect the interests…

Holiday home insurance – protecting your valued asset

A holiday home is no doubt a great investment, but you need to make sure your…

Power of attorney – the advantages and risks involved

For prospective holiday home buyers or property investors, having somebody take care of your transactions can…

Protecting Yourself – Rental and Check-in Contracts

Image via WikipediaIt is seen that most people who run homestays don’t actually have any legal…

Homestay Basics: Should I form a company for my homestay?

Image by Venn Diagram via Flickr Today’s article relates to a basic query that most owners…

Tips before you decide on buying a second home

Image by dbking via Flickr So I thought I would start by outlining a few things…