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Investors looking for Holiday homes – property market Samui

Thailand’s idyllic island of Koh Samui has been popular with tourists for a number of years, but can it take the growing interest from investors and those looking for holiday homes? With the number of flights to Koh Samui airport increasing from 36 to 50 a day, analysts are predicting an upsurge of interest in…Read More

Residential Properties Samui

Custom designed 4 to 7 bedroom homes on the Bophut hillside at V Asia Private Residences. Dreaming and aspiring to own a holiday home or permanent residential property on Koh Samui, Thailand was once quite difficult and very time-consuming, frustrating process. But now with building permits and land titles strictly applied, it is now easier…Read More

Why Ko Samui Villa properties are a great investment for 2016

Improvements in air traffic volumes set to lift demand in 2016 Fresh increases in traffic have been brought about by the Thailand’s Civil Aviation Department increasing flight capacity of Samui Airport from 36 to 50 flights per day. And industry analysts are viewing this as a catalyst for fresh growth in the Ko Samui villa…Read More

Ko Samui villa – sexy listing has instant appeal

Perfect views make this Ko Samui villa development, a quality investment idea from Unique. The developer has built quality 3-5 bedroom villas on the island of Koh Samui for more than 8 years. Starting from 15.5 million Thai Baht, the design of this latest phase is eye-catching. Each villa has open terrace sun-bathing, and swimming…Read More

Growth in detached villa sales on Koh Samui

Detached Villa Sales – Koh Samui Thailand Koh Samui is an island located in Thailand and is the second largest island to Phuket. From its humble beginnings as a fishing and coconut farming area it is now most well-known as a tourist destination. And home to a large number of 4 and 5 star branded…Read More

Passive house properties

The world’s most energy-efficient construction practices Passive house properties – who needs air-conditioning? The Germans developed the The Passive House, or “Passivhaus”, when in the 90’s  Physicist Wolfgang Feist developed a set of standards for these environmentally residences. The standards for these buildings are focused on three major points: heating and cooling energy criteria the…Read More

Semi-detached villas market on Koh Samui

Property ideas for the new year on Koh Samui for those on a medium budget Semi-detached sea-view or garden-view villas are popular for property buyers and developers on Koh Samui. New properties on the northeast coast are now coming up with starting prices generally from around 6.2 million Thai Baht. Mainly these are two or…Read More

Chaweng Noi has extra-special sea views

The area of Chaweng Noi has rapidly become sought-after due to its extra special sea views. This location has a 9 hole golf course, concrete road improvements and most importantly government electricity. The real estate market in this part of Koh Samui is working well. We even have a Chinese developer with a project called…Read More

Off-plan detached villas in Bophut – V Asia Villas

Plans to launch off-plan villas in Bophut, Koh Samui A new development of quality 3 bedroom villas on the Bophut hillside. At the conceptual stage the key driver to create a range of affordable second homes in a private gated community. Different to many new developments, not least the lower starting price are that these…Read More

UniQue developer is success story on Koh Samui

Launch of UniQue’s contemporary apartments A Koh Samui developer concentrating on contemporary apartments and villas has just launched a final phase. The developer goes under the banner of “UniQue” with their UniQue residences consisting of twenty up-to-date apartments designed for those seeking high luxury, white modern living. Attractively fitted out in a clean white theme,…Read More

New property developers – news

Koh Samui now has many new properties for sale from developers.  Notable new property developments are now springing up in areas of Chaweng Noi. As a result of strict new building regulations (link here) developers have been quick to seek approval from the local authority for building permits. Saitara Peaks in the Chaweng Noi hillside…Read More

Luxury Villas Bang Por – Property of the month – May 2014

Bang Por on the northeast coast gives us two luxury villas for sale. These are our properties of the month for May 2014. Two under-construction 3 bedroom villas. The villas are situated on the coast between Maenam and Nathon. These luxury villas are interesting propositions given their easy position on the hillside. Each luxury property…Read More

Koh Samui Property Outlook for May 2014

Koh Samui property outlook in May 2014 shows quieter demand in this traditional low season on the island. The low season spans the months of May and June giving way to another high season where an influx of european vacationers come to enjoy its beaches and climate. Normal seasonal patterns of people arriving remain evident…Read More

Central Festival Samui Opens for Business

Central Group have opened another Central shopping centre, this time on Samui Island; a firm indicator that the island continues to move its profile toward the middle and high end traveller. This is borne out by the growth in mid and high end hotel occupancy figures on Samui over the last two or three years.…Read More

Property Koh Samui – demand supported by stronger currencies

Recently we are seeing the effects of a weakening Thai Baht on property in Koh Samui. Noticing that the GBP (Pound Sterling) versus Thai Baht has been getting stronger recently. Other foreign currencies are following suit. This has the effect of making it a good time to buy property. The effects are to reduce the…Read More

Quality Samui home for sale – beware the Tiger

Midweek special for those with a passion for unusual Samui homes for sale. Characterised by the Barok style, remember to check carefully when you enter the living room in this immaculate home from home. There is a fully grown Tiger walking across the floor, but do not worry it is only a statue. Then there…Read More

Villas Koh Samui – investors profit at Aqua

If you are looking for a great property investment, then these villas on the tropical island of Koh Samui are worthy of closer investigation. Aqua villas in Koh Samui are already giving early investors cause for celebration as selling prices increase. Gains from the original launch price are already in double digits. The villas are…Read More

Koh Samui property of the month – November 2013

Koh Samui property of the month for November 2013 is the Unique III development on the hill side perched directly above the Big Buddha 12 meter golden statue. Not a single property but a development of  modern properties with beautiful straight lines and extraordinary views across Bangrak Bay, Big Buddha and across to the far…Read More

Samui property developer shows more unique tendancies

A Samui property developer is lighting the way with his extra facilities and modern dramatic styling, making the Unique development on the Big Buddha hillside in Koh Samui second to none. This Samui property development is well on the move, with the apartments now destined for completion in the early part of 2014. The first…Read More

No estate agent blues – October on Koh Samui

Koh Samui’s low season is when the rains come before the Christmas rush. These are the quieter months in Koh Samui. The people that come are attracted by cool temperatures that decend at this time the year. Happily, this week has seen some beautiful weather with a few rainstorms but nothing significant to dampen spirits.…Read More

Koh Samui property market active even in low season

Low season and the Koh Samui property market is active with sales of villas and condominiums across the island. We are seeing higher levels of inquiries in the off season compared to last year. The market has perhaps been stimulated by good press from around the world. Certainly there are many people looking to buy…Read More

Current weather conditions in Koh Samui – late October

Weather conditions in Koh Samui Samui is comfortably into low season now, and you can tell by the appalling photographs I am taking of Samui properties for sale. I can’t take a decent outside photo and the most recent listings have had white skies. Skies are normally a white color due to the thin cloud…Read More

Property options: market prices – style and budget

Here are two ideas of styles of property available for sale on Koh Samui at the moment. This really is one of the main things to consider when starting your search for properties available to buy on Koh Samui. The sea view option: – smaller property with less space One of the most frequent requests…Read More

Property buying tips in Koh Samui

In Koh Samui it is important to check out the property market, before spending your money. Check out these tips to avoid the pitfalls when considering purchasing a property in Koh Samui. 1. Prepare a checklist Make sure you have one close by. It is important to have everything to hand. Especially true for first…Read More

Cheap property for sale in Koh Samui, Just on the market?

No way they cried, this property has been for sale for more than 3 year. We would like to sell it but no one ever comes around. Ever heard that before? Yes it’s an uncommon occurrence or a common one too. Normally because sellers are a little out of touch with reality, don’t know the…Read More

Demand and Supply factors for the Koh Samui property market 2013

Taking a look at the value of purchasing property on Koh Samui, there are surely some great investment opportunities. Supply of properties: The property market is not mature. The last 5 years have seen patchy growth. More price growth recently as smaller developers have successfully sold out phases of their current developments, these include but…Read More

The Chaweng shopping centre and current favourite property developments

The Chaweng new shopping centre by Thailand biggest and most well know shopping group is on track, for opening in March 2014. Judging by the building progress, the levels are now on second and third floor and above the hoarding used for advertising. All looks good for some more upmarket shops, restaurants and most importantly…Read More

The quiet life – modern off-plan villas in Bang Por seek investors

A two villa Koh Samui property for sale project is available off plan with the first villa being sold for as little as 16 million Baht, discounted to attract a first investor. The project owner has carefully selected land with outstanding sea views to the island of Koh Phangan. These properties are located on the…Read More

The Ridge villa project in Koh Samui – Photo of the view

“The Ridge” villa project in Koh Samui comprises 11 luxury villas. The prices of these villas for sale start from 17.4 million Thai Baht for the “Pure” villa which is a two bedroom, 3 bathroom 3 floor villa with 156 sqm of indoor living space, a luxury infinity pool of 40sqm, and outdoor space of…Read More

Choose Lamai beach to enjoy the good life

Areas of Koh Samui – Lamai Beach In an area of natural beauty, Koh Samui Thailand is a perfect destination for international dining  and partying at internationally renowned beach clubs. You may also be pampered at secluded resorts that are located on stunning beachfront settings by the sea. Koh Samui has something for everyone, with…Read More