Best of 2020
This challenging year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time to look back at the most popular posts in our magazine, where we provide the inside word on the newest and most exciting #sustainable #luxury lifestyle and #property trends, #architecture #design tips, #RealEstate news, insights around #KohSamui and #Thailand, along with keeping you informed of our updates.
Here are eight of our most popular contents this year, all wrapped up in a glittery bow for your convenience.
1. Hin Fah - The Full Documentary
HIN FAH, meaning ‘Sky Rock’, is located near the sleepy, peaceful fishing village of Thong Krut on the southwest coast of Koh Samui. The development is built on more than 150 rai (240,000 square meters) of dazzling land that snakes down the hillside of an undulating 3-kilometer ridge blanketed by swaths of emerald palm trees. The land is being conscientiously developed over time to include private luxury estates, opulent hospitality for visitors, and boutique retail and wellness services that cohesively complement the worry-free lifestyle savored by Koh Samui’s inhabitants.
2. Koh Samui, a Safe Place to Call Home
It may come as a surprise to many that Thailand had emerged as one of the most competent when a pandemic hits. Thailand is among the countries most prepared to tackle a global pandemic according to the study from Global Health Security Index. It is ranked sixth in the world, above Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, and it comes out to top in Asia, above more industrialized countries such as South Korea.
Read more: Koh Samui, a Safe Place to Call Home
3. Modernism in the Tropics
Tropical Modern architecture has a spirit to it like no other form of Modernism, but what is it that gives these structures this life?
Find out the details: Modernism in the Tropics
4. Owning a Vacation Rental Property as an Investment on Koh Samui
Vacation rentals on Koh Samui are one of the most searched topics when it comes to real estate in Thailand. In 2019, over 80% of Koh Samui property buyers purchased properties for use as tropical vacation rental homes.
Read more: Owning a Vacation Rental Property as an Investment on Koh Samui
5. Thailand Property Investment During Covid-19
In today’s world with record low interest rates, low yielding bonds and volatile stock markets what options are available that can provide reliable and attractive returns? COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the global economy, with the property market facing similar challenges. Historically, during similar tough economic periods, Thailand property has always proved to be a stable and successful investment for the astute investor.
Find out the details of Thailand Property Investment During Covid-19
6. ‘COVID Crash’ in Koh Samui Property
How will the current global situation affect the Koh Samui property sector? Given the economic uncertainty unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, there seems to be a widespread belief that this should have some kind of a knock-on effect on the Koh Samui real estate sector. Many potential buyers see this as opportunity to hunt for bargain basement prices in the months ahead.
Read our thoughts about the ‘COVID Crash’ in Koh Samui Property
7. What Biden’s Presidency Means for Thailand Real Estate
Democracy is a wonderful thing, the American people have spoken, the battle is now over and we get on with business. Democrat Joe Biden’s win in the US election is set to have a significant effect upon our property market, according to leading industry figures – with one group as standout winners.
Read more about What Biden’s Presidency Means for Thailand Real Estate
8. 10 Films With Amazing Architecture to Stream During Coronavirus Self-Isolation
Bored in isolation? Here are 10 films to stream where architecture is the star.
Click for the full list: 10 Films With Amazing Architecture to Stream During Coronavirus Self-Isolation
We hope you enjoyed our round up. Wishing every day of the new year to be filled with success, happiness and prosperity for you, Merry Christmas and a very happy new year.
- Team Hin Fah