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2013 SO FAR AND A VIEW TO THE FUTURE

High Season will soon be upon us and we are already seeing more enquiries than in previous years, post 2008 .  Since the onset of global recession in 2008 we have seen a gradual change in customer habits.  Prior to the recession a higher number  of our sales were made within high season,  particularly between […]

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Cape Panwa grabs the headlines again!

Hot in pursuit of our headline grabbing offer at Bel Air Panwa, see previous news, there is news of a more nautical flavour getting the news this time.  An outstanding line-up for the 10th Anniversary Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek which kicks off 2013/14 Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championship, is due to arrive and set […]

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BARGAIN OF THE CENTURY

We have never used headlines like this before, we associate them with market traders and daytime TV but in this one instance there is no other word for it. This is the outstanding bargain of the century for investors and end users alike.  Two resale fully furnished foreign freehold condominiums have become unexpectedly available at […]

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Will 2013 be another record year for tourism in Thailand?

Whatever bad news takes place elsewhere in the world Thailand appears to be immune. International tourist arrival figures are expected to reach record numbers in 2013 according to the Kasikorn Research Center (KResearch) and will almost certainly exceed 25 million.  9 million people already visited the country during the first 4 months of 2013, a […]

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Highly Commended Best Independent Agent Thailand 2012: Tropical Homes Real Estate

Further to my earlier blog it has been pointed out to me by none other than Terry Blackburn, the CEO of Ensign Media and publishers of the highly respected S.E Asia Property Report amongst others, that we were also joint winners of the 2012 Highly commended Best Independent Agent Thailand which was specifically introduced to […]

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What exactly is a Distressed Sale?

The term “distressed sale” wasn’t even part of a real estate agent’s vocabulary until relatively recently, well certainly not in an Englishman’s vocabulary, and it is a term I am most reluctant to use even today.  It distresses me; pardon the pun, to see the term used incorrectly. It is being increasingly used simply to […]

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More recognition for Tropical Homes Real Estate.

After a reasonably satisfying result in the most recent Thailand Property Awards we are pleased to have recently been acknowledged by a number of overseas organisations. Recognition in Russia and China has been one of our most noticeable achievements to date.  Tropical Homes Real Estate came Runner Up in the 2012 Best Agent Phuket category […]

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How the Internet is changing lives.

It  is nothing new to state that the internet is changing the lifestyles of many but possibly in ways and numbers we never could have envisaged.  With increasing numbers of clients staying for longer periods of time in Phuket  it is becoming clear that before the days of the internet this would have been impossible […]

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