Property Investment

Buying Property in Laos: Restrictive and Difficult

Buying Property in Laos: Restrictive and Difficult

Last updated July 9th, 2022.   Don’t let the growing frontier economy of Laos fool you. This Southeast Asian country is among the region’s most restrictive to foreign investment and you should be careful when buying part of a business or any property in Laos. Far...

Malaysia Foreign Property Ownership: Your Best Options

Malaysia Foreign Property Ownership: Your Best Options

Last updated July 11th, 2022.   Foreign property ownership in Malaysia is perhaps easier than anywhere else on the whole continent. Asia is a continent that, by and large, does not hold the sensibilities of free markets or widespread property ownership. It has...

Thailand Foreign Property Ownership: Your Best Options

Thailand Foreign Property Ownership: Your Best Options

Last updated July 8th, 2022.   There is one country that undoubtedly comes to mind when someone mentions Southeast Asia: Thailand. Foreign property ownership in Thailand is among the most popular methods of direct investment in Asia. Westerners will sometimes...

3 Changes to Know Before Investing in Myanmar

3 Changes to Know Before Investing in Myanmar

Last updated April 8th, 2022. The process of opening up and liberalizing a developing nation is never an easy task. It's especially hard for Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country which was closed off from the world economy until 2008... and then underwent a coup barely a...

Best Countries to Invest in 2021

Best Countries to Invest in 2021

Update for January, 2022: We’ve finally entered a new decade as 2022 begins. Here’s our updated article with the top countries to invest in 2022.   2020 was a particularly interesting time where many investing myths were tested. A year ago, we were talking about...

Resort Property Investments Are a Big Mistake

Resort Property Investments Are a Big Mistake

Last updated July 7th, 2022.   On the surface, buying real estate that caters to tourists seems like a fantastic idea. Not only are the locations and buildings beautiful but the tourists often have a higher disposable income than the locals. However, after you’ve...

Buying a Condo in Thailand? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Buying a Condo in Thailand? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Last updated June 9th, 2022.   Want to hear an unpopular opinion? If you're thinking about buying a condo in Thailand, the investment opportunities have largely come and gone. Don’t get me wrong, Thailand is among the most popular places to invest in foreign real...

Don’t Buy From Property Developers in Asia

Don’t Buy From Property Developers in Asia

Last updated May 24th, 2022.   When people hear that there are good business opportunities in Asia, they often act as if investing their money into any enterprise (whether a real estate development or otherwise) will make them a fortune. Naturally, this demand...

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Vietnam Real Estate

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Vietnam Real Estate

Last updated December 2nd, 2022.   Imagine that you buy a house... but a few decades later, somebody comes up to your property and says that time’s up, it’s no longer yours. Welcome to real estate in Vietnam! You may think this is an exaggeration, but I’m afraid...

Buying a Condo in Phnom Penh: The Ultimate Guide

Buying a Condo in Phnom Penh: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated June 21st, 2022.   Cambodia tends to fly under the radar in the world of foreign investment. Many tend to think of it as a small, war-torn country that lags behind its neighbors in population, wealth, and development. However, this frontier market is...