Realities of Building a House in Thailand

Sadly the realities of building a house in Thailand, for myself, do not make great reading especially for someone looking to start out on the house building process. However I am sure there are many positive reviews out there too! Of course not everything has been bad and I now have a nice enough home […]

Continue Reading →

Review of Building a House in Thailand(part 1)

We moved into our new Thai house on 23rd November 2015 so I thought that now things are somewhat settled I would write a few articles reviewing the trials and tribulations of building a house in Thailand. Choosing Where to Live We wanted to live in a rural area but close enough to all amenities. […]

Continue Reading →

House Number and Registration Book

Getting issued with a house number and registration book is an important part of the Thai house build process. Both procedures are carried out by the local “village headman.” The house number is perhaps obvious, although Thai addresses can be confusing to the new comer. The registration book on the other hand is something that […]

Continue Reading →

A Matter of Timing

As with many things in life, getting to the finish line in my Thai house build, is all a matter of timing now the end is in sight. Several factors are combining to make the final push rather slow, some tasks cannot be completed until others are finished and Thai superstition is also playing its […]

Continue Reading →

Slow Going

It has been slow going on my Thai house build project since I last posted an update. The house is close to being finished but progress is really slow. This is partly because the builders have been taking a few days off-I suspect they have started a new job! It’s quite frustrating as many tasks […]

Continue Reading →