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Everything you ever wanted to know about living in Chiang Mai

Where to live in Chiang Mai?
How to clean your swimming pool in Chiang Mai?
Why buy a house in Chiang Mai?
How to take care of your house and garden?

All these and many more questions will be answered in this ever growing overview of know-hows, FAQs and articles about houses, Chiang Mai, Thailand, and everything related to it.

How To Get Your Name on Household Registration in Thailand

How To Get Your Name on Household Registration in Thailand

How To Get Your Name on Household Registration in Thailand - Are you planning to buy property in Thailand? Whether you’re a sole foreign property owner or are purchasing a property with a Thai spouse, getting your name on the household registration may be an important...

Can You Live An Active Lifestyle in Chiang Mai?

Can You Live An Active Lifestyle in Chiang Mai?

Can You Live An Active Lifestyle in Chiang Mai?No matter your age there will be plenty of active activities for you to do while living in Chiang Mai. You may even be wondering what kinds of sports you can play in Chiang Mai; the answer is nearly all of them! Access to...

What is the Standard of Medical Care in Chiang Mai

What is the Standard of Medical Care in Chiang Mai

Standard of Medical Deciding to move to a new country, even a new city, comes with many considerations. No matter your age, medical care should be at the top of your considerations. Whether you’re young, older, or with family, you’ll want to make sure you’ll be...

Living With A Pet In Chiang Mai

Living With A Pet In Chiang Mai

Living With A Pet In Chiang Mai : Are you considering moving to Chiang Mai, Thailand with your beloved pet? Traveling with a pet in Thailand is actually quite easy, however, if you plan to move to Thailand with your furry best friend, there could be quite a few...

First Time Home Buyers in Thailand

First Time Home Buyers in Thailand

First Time Home Buyers in Thailand Buying a home anywhere can be an overwhelming process, and then add to the pressure that you’re buying a home in Thailand! You’re going to have lots of questions and will be wondering if the process is similar to how you purchase a...

Is Chiang Mai a Good Place to Retire?

Is Chiang Mai a Good Place to Retire?

Is Chiang Mai a Good Place to Retire? Lucky you! Well, not lucky, you worked really hard to retire and you deserve to retire somewhere absolutely lovely that has everything you need. If you’re reading this, then you’re considering Chiang Mai, Thailand as your...

Pros And Cons Of Raising A Family In Chiang Mai

Pros And Cons Of Raising A Family In Chiang Mai

Pros And Cons Of Raising A Family In Chiang Mai Deciding to move to a completely new place with your children is a huge decision. You may have also discovered you’re about to have a family here in Chiang Mai, Thailand and are wondering if Chiang Mai is a good place to...

Traditional Thai Ceremony

Traditional Thai Ceremony

Traditional Thai Ceremony –The Auspicious Ceremony Of Raising The Main Pillar You may be surprised to know that Thai people are actually quite superstitious and have various protection ceremonies for buildings, homes, and even their cars. Today we’re going to teach...

Which Type of Visas for Thailand Should You Get?

Which Type of Visas for Thailand Should You Get?

Why You Should Visit or Move to Thailand Which Type of Visas for Thailand Should You Get? I suppose the answer to this seems rather obvious doesn’t it?! Beaches, white sand, amazing weather most of the year, the cost of everything is relatively cheaper, and the list...

How To Buy A Home In Chiang Mai

How To Buy A Home In Chiang Mai

It’s understandable why you would want to purchase a home in Chiang Mai - it’s such a wonderful place to live! There are plenty of homes and condos available to purchase in Chiang Mai and now is the time to consider buying a home in Chiang Mai. You may be wondering:...

Cost of Living in Chiang Mai

Cost of Living in Chiang Mai

Great news! You’re considering living in Chiang Mai short term or long term and you’re curious, how much do you need to live comfortably in Chiang Mai? How expensive is Chiang Mai? Comparatively, Chiang Mai is a much cheaper place to live than Bangkok or beach...

Installing a Saltwater vs Chlorine Pool; Which One is Better?

Installing a Saltwater vs Chlorine Pool; Which One is Better?

Is it just a kid’s dream to have a pool in their backyard? Many adults dream of having a swimming pool too, but when you’re all grown up, you realize there’s a lot more to think about besides, let’s put in a pool. Some questions you’ll be asking are; Is a saltwater or...

Is Chiang Mai A Good Place To Live?

Is Chiang Mai A Good Place To Live?

Are you looking to move to Chiang Mai, retire in Chiang Mai, or are you looking for a long-term holiday home? Then you are likely asking, is Chiang Mai a good place to live? Chiang Mai is Thailand’s second-largest city with nearly 1.2 million people but it sure...

Is Chiang Mai A Safe Place To Live?

Is Chiang Mai A Safe Place To Live?

Of all the cities, Chiang Mai is the safest place to live in Thailand making it a great place to live no matter your age and whether you have school-aged children or not. According to the Thailand 2020 Crime & Safety Report, Chiang Mai is a low-threat place to...

The Best Moo Baans in Chiang Mai

The Best Moo Baans in Chiang Mai

What’s the best moo baan to live in in Chiang Mai, Thailand?  This question gets asked all the time. There are many factors that make a moo baan the best moo baan in Chiang Mai and we’ll take a look at that criteria in a moment.   First, let’s clear up what a moo...

Property Sizes In Thailand Explained

Property Sizes In Thailand Explained

How To Measure Land Size In ThailandThailand uses the metric system to measure most things except for land size and property size. Rather the country uses a traditional measurement system unique to Thailand. This makes it very hard for foreigners to conceptualize...

What’s the Weather Like in Chiang Mai?

What’s the Weather Like in Chiang Mai?

When deciding on where to live or purchase a home, weather and climate should play an important factor. Set in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains, Chiang Mai exists on a cusp of climates between temperate and tropical. Temperatures can reach above 40°C in the...

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing a Home in Thailand

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing a Home in Thailand

A tropical paradise, Thailand steals the hearts of many. It’s such a diverse country and from the superb beaches to the coolness of the mountains, there is plenty of property available for those who wish to have a permanent or holiday home here.   Often, property...

Getting around Chiang Mai

Getting around Chiang Mai

There is no other city in the world where you have SO many unique options to get around a city. All the transportation methods make Chiang Mai such an easy city to live in no matter which district (tambon) you live in. It’s one of the reasons why buying a house in...

Where should I buy property in Chiang Mai?

Where should I buy property in Chiang Mai?

Purchasing a property is always about location, location, location. You’ve already decided Chiang Mai is a great city to buy property, and now it’s time to figure out the best location to make your purchase. The location really depends on the purpose - what are you...

Why You Should Buy a Newly Built Home

Why You Should Buy a Newly Built Home

There are numerous advantages and disadvantages to think about when purchasing or building a home. You may be wondering, Should I build my own custom home? Should I purchase a preowned home?  Should I purchase a newly built home? Here are some pros and cons to keep in...

Why Chiang Mai Is The Best City To Buy Property In Thailand

Why Chiang Mai Is The Best City To Buy Property In Thailand

Chiang Mai is the best city for property investment in Thailand! Historically, Chiang Mai has had some of the best returns on housing investment in Thailand. With housing prices currently in a Covid induced lull, real estate experts are predicting a huge real estate...

International And Bilingual Schools In Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

International And Bilingual Schools In Hang Dong, Chiang Mai

One of the reasons that living in Hang Dong, Chiang Mai is so great is the close proximity to schools! There are 17 schools in Hang Dong ranging from nursery to secondary levels with a nice mix of Thai schools, bilingual schools and international schools available.999...

Living in Hang Dong Chiang Mai

Living in Hang Dong Chiang Mai

Living in Hang Dong, Chiang MaiWhen people move to or are thinking about moving to Chiang Mai, the obvious question arises, where should I live in Chiang Mai? One of the first places typically heard about is Hang Dong.  Hang Dong is a district that wraps around from...

Moo Baan Wang Tan

Moo Baan Wang Tan

Why You Should Live in Moo Baan Wang Tang, Chiang MaiAffectionately known as Baan Wang Tan, or sometimes even just Wang Tan, Moo Baan Wang Tan is one of the most well-known and popular moo baans in Chiang Mai, Thailand. There are many reasons that make living here a...

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