Should retirees add real estate to their basket of assets?
‘Boutique’ real estate is no better than property at the bottom of the ladder. Bill Barnett has had enough of bogus developers dragging buyers into the mediocre middle ground.
Bill Barnett navigates the surreal world of utopian show units.
Choose an experienced adviser to help lookout for these common blunders.
Three strategies for managing risk and reward in Asia’s real estate market.
There’s something amiss with regional developers’ latest fetish for Euro chic.
How to build your dream home with as little stress as possible.
Bill Barnett laments the Asian ghost towns of tomorrow.
For those from the West, Asia’s resort market can seem like an alien landscape.
Why buying into a hotel or resort requires special considerations
A flurry of new high-end developments and a flourishing reputation as a sporting destination is putting Thailand’s Hua Hin on the map.
Property investors, like gamblers, need to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em.
The pros and cons of shared ownership
Flying through the Asian skies, Bill Barnett comes to the unsettling conclusion that the property industry is being overrun by the cult of made up terms
The long mean dry season will soon come to an end in chaotic Thailand, but a brief respite from the heat has already been found in the invasion by realty TV franchise family The Kardashians of the sun soaked shores of Phuket.
While southern Indonesia’s red hot resort property market has shown remarkable capital appreciation in the last five years, people are now asking: Have things gone too far, too fast?
Real estate crowdfunding simply means the pooling of funds by like-minded individuals for real estate investment projects. But will it prove to be a popular option?
Bill Barnett looks at aspiration, greed, dinosaurs and the Bitcoin approach to real estate investment.
Time, space and timeless design are the new luxuries, writes Clint Nagata.
By working together, we can affect change, writes Nick Anthony