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GPS LegalBangkok, Thailand
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Legal guides written by GPS Legal:
- Land Ownership in Thailand: Title Deeds
- Thailand’s SMART Visa program: What you should know
- Estate planning goes beyond wills
Smart Legal SolutionsBangkok, Thailand
Legal guides written by Smart Legal Solutions:
- Main Legal Measures to Protect Foreign Investment in Thailand
- Legal Protection of Foreign Investment in Thailand
- The importance of the geographical indications for the Thai economy
Prime Legal GeorgiaTbilisi, Georgia
Mahanakorn Partners Group Co., LtdBangkok, Thailand
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- Is it possible to transfer property ownership in Thailand before the development is completed?
- If you buy a property from a developer before the development is finished, the property transfer will take place once the property development has been completed.
- Can a foreigner buy a condo unit in Thailand?
- There is no limitation in terms of nationality, and as such, any foreigner legally admitted to entering the Kingdom can buy a condominium which is generally a freehold property. It should be noted that foreigner-owned condominium units should not exceed 49% of the total space of the condominium project. Other restrictions may be applicable.
- Where in Thailand does transfer of property ownership occur?
- The transfer of property ownership registration from the owner or property developer to the buyer takes place at the land registry office after the property has been built, the contract has been signed, and all installments have been paid. The purchase price remaining balance is normally paid on the transfer day at the land registry office.
Referring to a branch of civil law covering a vast array of property-related rights, such as the right to possess, the right to use, and so forth, real estate law, or property law, can affect and involve a wide range of subjects whether it be homeowners, renters, landlord, home buyers, home sellers, developers, and even real estate agencies.
How Can Real Estate Lawyers Help Individuals and Businesses?
Lawyers specializing in real estate laws can assist, advise, and represent individuals and businesses in any legal matters relating to real estate ranging from non-contentious cases to contentious cases.
Some of the most common legal services relating to real estate include:
Companies or professionals at all levels of the construction chain can often need legal advice in relation to building and construction projects.
Referring to a right of a government to take private property, often by purchase, for public use, eminent domain can occur for a wide range of reasons. Those who are notified that their property is going to be taken under eminent domain are recommended to seek legal advice from lawyers prior to producing any response or taking any action.
Foreclosure & Alternatives
Lawyers specializing in real estate laws can assist individuals in any foreclosure-related legal matters ranging from defending individuals to preparing alternative solutions.
Housing & Construction Defects
Upon discovering any housing defects either during or after construction and being able to reach a settlement, homeowners can require qualified lawyers to advise on the next appropriate steps.
Land Use & Zoning
Lawyers specializing in land use and zoning can advise in real estate development that requires legal guidance in areas such as zoning laws, building ordinances, construction permits, etc.
Lawyers specializing in real estate laws can assist individuals in any mortgage-related legal matters.
Landlord & Tenant
Lawyers specializing in real estate laws can represent and protect the rights of landlords and tenants in any related legal matters ranging from non-contentious cases to contentious cases.
Commercial Real Estate
Unlike residential real estate, commercial real estate transactions can be more complicated, produce more damage affecting beyond residents, and can, therefore, often require legal guidance from qualified lawyers.