Real Estate in Phuket Property in Phuket
Phuket. In recent years, this island in the Andaman Sea has come into vogue over the place – including, and as a place where to buy housing for families in winter. After all, like the rest of Thailand, Phuket is located in the tropical latitudes, where winter is the best time of the year.
Note, that the different resorts in Thailand. In contrast to the noisy democratic Pattaya where many go exclusively to relax in exotic places, islands are traditionally attracted more demanding and sophisticated travelers. They are optimal for a relaxing family holiday. Unspoiled beaches, unspoiled environment, fine diving – all that distinguishes the island of Phuket, Koh Samui and Phi Phi from the noisy and not very clean Pattaya, located on the mainland 145 km from Bangkok. Phuket from all Thailand’s largest island and is different from other more developed infrastructure.
International Airport, several high-level international medical hospitals, British International School and colleges for children of foreigners residing here. Local Thai hotel chains were partially extruded major international hoteliers (Sheraton, Marriott, Hilton, Best Western, etc.). The set of fields for golf, some of which are considered a model of the highest level and the venue for international competitions. Riding clubs, three luxury yacht club, many shopping centers with goods of all famous brands, entertainment and much more. It must be said that for many years the authorities deliberately made from Phuket “luxury” resort, able to attract the very solvency and spoiled audience. All over the island is held fiber-optic lines for telephone and internet connection, by the end of the year will be commissioned cellular telephone network of the third generation. The island contains the representation of all known car companies, and local roads can be compared with the best European models.
Phuket is experiencing a construction boom, and much of the housing being built is designed to foreigners. This upscale condominiums, villas and townhouses, sometimes constructed in the same complex with a 4-5-star hotel. Many wealthy people from the countries of the Asia-Pacific region live permanently in Phuket, staying even on the rainy season (June to September). Telecommunications can run a business and work with the information remotely, so many happy “escape” here from cities such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo.
Europeans often buy house to wait out the cold season here, send children to rest, improve my health, at the same time for very reasonable money by Western standards. Fresh food of the highest standard medicine, spa services – all of this is much cheaper than any of the European and American resorts. Property in Thailand is ready to surprise you with their prices. If Europe or America is home 3.000.000-5.000.000 dollars, the same quality villa in Phuket with swimming pool and views of the ocean will cost 2-3 times cheaper.
Apartments in new condominium, with its service partners, the possibility of management in your absence (rental, maintenance, etc.) is placed US $ 150.000-500.000, depending on the intended comfort. The most developed in terms of residential development west coast. It was here that the famous resort area of Patong, where the land since the beginning of the construction boom has risen by almost 500% and is now estimated at $ 800 per square meter. On the Island of beach areas twelve (some quite secluded), but it is the center of Patong nightlife and social life.
Plots are very expensive and in the main city of the island of Phuket Town (on separate streets from $ 500/sq.m.), but for overseas buyers who come here for recreation on the water, the provincial capital is not very interesting. The administrative center with all its necessary institutions – international schools, offices, official structures – is located in the interior of the island, away from the beaches, but it is easily accessible by car. Independent search sites and subsequent construction of “pioneers” of Phuket – Australians and Americans – were engaged here ten years ago.
Now housing is bought by foreigners in large real estate companies, and even at the level of the project, when the development of the site has only just begun. Demand for Phuket, confidence in the quality and reputation of the island is so large that even a lot of property for sale in the show exhibitions with which developers go around Phuket priority for their country.