OFFICE ADDRESS

47/109 Moo 9, Welcome Town
Pattaya Klang Road,
Nongprue, Banglamung,
Chonburi 20150

GPS CO-ORDINATES
N12.56325
E100.535774

TELEPHONE
+668 1938 8391 (Robert)
+66 800 916 667 (May)

EMAIL
robert@fivestarvillasandcondos.com
may@fivestarvillasandcondos.com
rental@fivestarvillasandcondos.com
listings@fivestarvillasandcondos.com

Buying a Condo in Pattaya – Foreign Quota v Thai Company

Buying a Condo in Pattaya – Foreign Quota v Thai Company

As a potential buyer of a condominium in Pattaya do you have this dilemma?
Have you even considered the options of ownership?
Too many people rush into buying a condo and live to regret their choice later.

There are 4 popular options available for buying a condominium in Thailand:

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Thailand ranked as one of world’s best places to retire

Thailand ranked as one of world’s best places to retire

It is nice to read that Thailand has been included in the World’s Best Places To Retire In 2015; a ranking list compiled by the International Living magazine, due to its culture and low healthcare cost.

On 25 FEBRUARY 2018 Robert became a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®)...

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Want to sell your property in Pattaya?

Want to sell your property in Pattaya?

Five Star Villas & Condos now make it easier for you to sell your property in Pattaya!

As one of the most qualified real estate brokers in Pattaya, or even Thailand, Robert and Five Star Villas & Condos should be your chosen partner when it comes to selling your property in Pattaya.

Make Robert and Five Star Villas & Condos your first choice!

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What is a Realtor®?

What is a Realtor®?

This article by Certified International Property Specialist, Robert D. Watson explains the misunderstandings often surrounding the term Realtor® in the Pattaya real estate market and questions its often misuse.

In England we are known as “Estate Agents”...

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Chinese tourists and Pattaya and Barnsley

Chinese tourists and Pattaya and Barnsley

It's not the best afternoon to admire the view from the top of the observation tower in Pattaya, Thailand. The sky is thundery and the sea is a uniform shade of sludge. Shun-Wen Tong, a 22-year-old student from the Chinese city of Hangzhou, cranes his neck to look at the town 54 floors below: concrete hotel blocks, pulsating traffic and directly beneath him, half- hidden in the tropical gloom, an amusement park called Funny Land.

 

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Cartoon Network theme park set for Bangsaray Pattaya

Cartoon Network  theme park set for Bangsaray Pattaya

It was announced in Bangkok on 24 May 2012 that in excess of than Bt1 billion will be invested in the first ever Cartoon Network AMAZONE project sited at Bangsaray, Pattaya and due to open in 2013.

Cartoon Network AMAZONE is a theme water park involving Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific and Amazon Falls Co Ltd, a resort developer in Thailand.

Covering a amazing 35 Rai,

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Pattaya Property Outlook 2012-2013

Pattaya Property Outlook 2012-2013

Real Estate Seminar - 8 August 2012 – Eastern Grand Palace Hotel, Soi Khoa Talo, Pattaya

REBA-ES and the Agency for Real Estate Affairs proudly present a Seminar on the recently surveyed Pattaya property market.

(PLEASE NOTE that REBA-ES has been superceded by PREBA - Pattaya Real Estate Brokers Association)

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A day in the life of a Pattaya real estate broker 2012

A day in the life of a Pattaya real estate broker 2012

I don’t regard myself as a typical real estate broker working in Pattaya, Thailand.

I don’t know what I really mean by “typical”. 
All I know is that I try to maximize every day and give the best possible service.

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How dare they omit Bangkok as a quality city

How dare they omit Bangkok as a quality city

ASK members of Bangkok’s sizeable expatriate community whether they would swap the Thai capital for a new life in Zurich, Helsinki or Vienna and the vast majority would almost certainly respond with a resounding ‘no.’

They’d probably also reject an offer to move to Berlin or Montreal. Even the prospect of living in Copenhagen is unlikely to excite many expats here.

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Why Pattaya is ripe for investment

Why Pattaya is ripe for investment

Pattaya has an ability to offer a host of international sports and leisure activities, combined with all the conveniences of a modern and cosmopolitan city is attracting investors sold on the tropical lifestyle of this great destination.

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THE MERCY CENTER

THE MERCY CENTER

There are many worthy causes in Pattaya, and the Mercy Center located in Soi Nong Yai, Soi 8 is a prime example.

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Property tax cuts

Property tax cuts

It feels like a case of déjà vu. Here I am in 2008 writing an article again about new property tax cuts. It wasn’t that long ago when the same tax cuts were in place to support the recovery of the real estate sector following the 1997 economic crisis.

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THE PINK BAHT

THE PINK BAHT

How tolerant Thailand became the guy tourism capital of Asia

“Travel broadens the mind.” This truism applies not only to the tourist, but also the host country.

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THAI PROPERTY SET FOR REBOUND AFTER MISSING OUT ON ASIAN BOOM

THAI PROPERTY SET FOR REBOUND AFTER MISSING OUT ON ASIAN BOOM

Asian property market

s weathered last year's global financial storm triggered by the sub-prime fiasco in the US and are expected to perform well this year, says Jones Lang LaSalle.

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Songkran 2008…Pattaya-style

Songkran 2008…Pattaya-style

Being English I am always amazed to see how the Thai people react to celebrating under the hot sun, fuelled with alcohol and throwing gallons of iced water at each other…they laugh, joke and Wai each other with respect…

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REGULATIONS EASED Govt. opens the door to more foreign investors

REGULATIONS EASED Govt. opens the door to more foreign investors

Rental, operations and financial leasing, factoring will be allowed to have majority foreign ownership.

Four additional restricted businesses - rental, operations leasing, financial leasing and factoring - will be made more open to foreign ownership this week.

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Koh Larn

Koh Larn

Koh Larn is a wonderful little island in the Gulf of Thailand, located about 7km off the coast of Pattaya Beach of which is about two hours drive south of Bangkok.

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Thailand's new Escrow Act in effect

Thailand's new Escrow Act in effect

New Act puts tighter controls on escrow transactions.
The Escrow Act of 2008 came into effect on May 21, establishing laws governing the escrow business in Thailand.

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Finance minister upbeat vis-a-vis property sector growth

Finance minister upbeat vis-a-vis property sector growth

Finance and Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Suebwonglee on Thursday voiced confidence that business in the property sector would grow markedly in the second half of this year after measures issued to stimulate the sector take effect.

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SHOPPING MANIA IN PATTAYA

SHOPPING MANIA IN PATTAYA

There is always something going on somewhere in Pattaya that is how dynamic this part of the Eastern Seaboard is.

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Ploughing Season

Ploughing Season

Rice is central to Thai life and Thai society. It is the staple food of the country, forming part of every meal, and its production the chaw naa or rice farmers. The economy benefits greatly from the lucrative export of the rice surplus.

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Ko Chang

Ko Chang

Ko Chang (Thai: เกาะช้าง), also Koh Chang is the second largest island of Thailand, located on the Thai east coast 310 km away from Bangkok near the border to Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand. The name means Elephant Island.

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Golf Courses in Pattaya & the Eastern Seaboard of Thailand

Golf Courses in Pattaya & the Eastern Seaboard of Thailand

Siam Country Club Plantation (2008)

18 holes at the 27-hole Plantation Course at Siam Country Club are now open for play. The Plantation Course features significant elevation changes that result in several breathtaking views of the beaches of Pattaya and the Gulf of Thailand approximately seven miles away. 

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Partnership and corporate law upgrades

Partnership and corporate law upgrades

Why seven shareholders? is a question businessmen have pestered corporate lawyers with for years, but it is about to become a thing of the past.

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Pattaya projects move inland

Pattaya projects move inland

Pattaya projects move inland

Rising prices of beachfront locations prompt developers to avoid ocean views.

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Thai government may extend 30 year leases

Thai government may extend 30 year leases

Increase in foreign quota for condos possible.

ACCORDING to finance minister Surapong Sue-wonglee...

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A LAZY DAY ON KOH LARN

A LAZY DAY ON KOH LARN

There are a few places in the world where life rarely comes to a complete standstill. And just a couple of hours away from busy Bangkok is an outpost that seems locked in delightful isolation, yet very accessible any day during the week.

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Ko Samet

Ko Samet

Ko Samet (Thai: เกาะเสม็ด), is an island located in the Gulf of Thailand off the coastline of the Thai province of Rayong, approximately 220 km southeast of Bangkok and a 1 hour drive from Pattaya.

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Garuda: A South Asian Icon

Garuda: A South Asian Icon

Whether you are just visiting Thailand or actually live here, you must have seen this mysterious creature, most notably on Thai bank and insurance company buildings. The unmistakable figure adorns the facades of government ministries and all other official edifices.

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Clarity for condo owners

Clarity for condo owners

The rights of condominium buyers will be protected under an amended Condominium Act that will take effect on July 4 (2008), according to the Lands Department.

The rights of condominium buyers will be protected under an amended Condominium Act that will take effect on July 4, according to the Lands Department.

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Battle of Koh Chang

Battle of Koh Chang

The Battle of Koh Chang took place on January 17, 1941 during the French-Thai War and resulted in a decisive victory by the French over the Thai Navy. Despite the fall of France in 1940 the Vichy government still held sway over France's colonial territories abroad. 

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OFFICE ADDRESS

47/109 Moo 9, Welcome Town
Pattaya Klang Road,
Nongprue, Banglamung,
Chonburi 20150

GPS CO-ORDINATES
N12.56325
E100.535774

TELEPHONE
+668 1938 8391 (Robert)
+66 800 916 667 (May)

EMAIL
robert@fivestarvillasandcondos.com
may@fivestarvillasandcondos.com
rental@fivestarvillasandcondos.com
listings@fivestarvillasandcondos.com