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My Thai Home

Baan Si Som (The Orange House)

Baan Si Som (The Orange House)

A foreigner living in Thailand cannot own land.  Therefore that pretty much means, as far as I am concerned, one cannot own a home.  There is a way that a foreigner can lease the land that a house is built on from a Thai citizen for 30 years, but buy the house. Some are able to put the land in a Thai wifes name.  Hmmm!  It seems to me many bad things can come of this and so I choose to rent.

I was really fortunate in finding a beautiful rental home.  It needed some work and I did put some money into it, but it is so much cheaper than renting in the west.

Please click here for a photo/journal report of my Thai home before and after ………