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Buy Land in Cambodia through a locally-incorporated company

Buy Land in Cambodia through a locally-incorporated company

Article 44 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia implicitly states that foreigners aren’t allowed to own land in the country. However, there are many ways foreigners can Buy Land in Cambodia. One of this ways is buying land through a locally-incorporated company, either a limited liability company...

Chroy Changvar and the relocation of the Royal University of Fine Arts

Chroy Changvar and the relocation of the Royal University of Fine Arts

The Chroy Changvar area is a fast up-and-comer for the Phnom Penh residential market, offering fresh air and room to move compared to the inner city districts - an attractive proposition for both expats and local families. New development housing projects continue to launch month on month, hand in...

Renters Guide: Apartment for Rent in Toul Tum Poung

Renters Guide: Apartment for Rent in Toul Tum Poung

Toul Tum Poung has been known for its numerous tourist attractions, restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping and entertainment centers. The fast rise of all these attractions, resulted in a tremendous growth of foreigners settling down in this area. Toul Tum Poung Market is a very popular market in Phnom Penh:...

Rent property in Cambodia: things to consider before you sign, part 1

Rent property in Cambodia: things to consider before you sign, part 1

When it comes to inspections for a new rental property, the bulk of your search and consideration usually revolves around technical aspects of the new home, such as proximity to your office or your kid’s school, your budget, the number of bedrooms and the like – it is easy...

Should I take a long or short term lease?

Should I take a long or short term lease?

Are you an Expat expecting just a temporary stay in the Kingdom? Are you nervous about signing long-term leases when you are not sure if you can satisfy the contract length? Are you finding that most Cambodian landlords are unwilling to have tenants stay for less than six months...

Buying an Investment Property to Live in with High Appreciation Potential: Investors Tips

Buying an Investment Property to Live in with High Appreciation Potential: Investors Tips

“Investment Property”  implies that you invest in a property that you are going to live in, and hope that while you stay there and the price of the land will rise enough to cover the mortgage that you took out to initially buy the property. If the property appreciates...

5 Real Estate Negotiation Tips That Work! Part 2

5 Real Estate Negotiation Tips That Work! Part 2

In last week’s edition we considered some real estate negotiation tips to help you think more laterally in your real estate negotiations and achieve better outcomes. Missed the first tips? Find them online at realestate.com.kh/news Unfortunately positional bargaining in real estate transactions (that is, focussing solely on...

Buy Condos in Cambodia: Ensure a Safe Purchase

Buy Condos in Cambodia: Ensure a Safe Purchase

Yes. Foreigners based in Cambodia have full rights of ownership over condo units, subject to 2010 Law on the Provision of Ownership Rights - a.k.a “the Strata Law”. These rights, however, are restricted to buildings that have obtained a “strata title” - which is available only to...

How Can I Attract Expat Rental Tenants?

How Can I Attract Expat Rental Tenants?

Smart landlords and property owners know that attracting a reliable expat rental tenant can be an excellent way to receive the best rental income from your property. So, how do you attract the best expat rental tenants for your property? 1. LIST ONLINE: Potential expat rental tenants search for...

Japanese show New Khmer Architecture to Cambodian youth

Japanese show New Khmer Architecture to Cambodian youth

Khmer architecture was very popular during the 1960s, especially the projects of Vann Molyvann, who built many architectural masterpieces in both Cambodia and abroad. During the 60’s, local architects such as Molyvann were heavily influenced by another Asian country, Japan.   To showcase the fusion of these two cultures...