Is there any risk in just meeting with a lawyer for a free consultation regarding a complicated land transfer? After all, what could possibly go wrong prior to actually engaging the said lawyer?
When the house price just seems to be too cheap it is time to look around the back and ask why has the city laid a row of drainage in the middle of nowhere.
Another one of those irriating rips offs. This always happens when you are in a hurry to get someone and don’t get an adequate recommendation.
The garbage problem in Pattaya is one of the big 3 problems here. One thing I hoped I would never see is a farang joining in and dumping garbage by the side of the road.
The short land chanotes apparently have to do with the survey method used to convert from Nor Sor 3. A document on how to compute the land area of any 4 sided shape yourself. Entering coordinates into a CAD program.
This is the most unbelievable thing I’ve encountered here. The ‘good as gold’ title deeds overstate the amount of land.
Hand dug wells will for sure go dry unless a certain implement is used during the digging.
Who is it that is often responsible for cutting corners? Not the project designer, but the contractor….. It happens alot in subdivisions.
Peter M: what to do when a bad contractor gets worse.
Peter M ask whose responsibility is it anyway to pay for incidental tools, such as a drill bit?
Dogs start barking at 5:30AM, is there insulation that can be used to block the noise? Robin T enlightens us and shares an interesting dog story of his own.
Where to start on a building project in the LOS. How to find professionals. How to avoid being a ‘big fat fish’. Avoid businesses with no customers that keep telling you they are not expensive.
This reader notices a difference between construction in Thailand and overseas: here they don’t apply a damp course.
What do you do if your contractor starts finding a bunch of add on work that should be covered in the original contract, and now that he is the only one that can do it — his quotes are outrageous!
Reader requests a recommendation for a Bangkok plumber.
Cause of termite problems. Avoid pre cast columns at all costs.