|Last Updated: Apr. 30, 2013|
|BANGKOK - Apartments||COST (US$)||YIELD (p.a.)||PRICE/SQ.M. (US$)|
|TO BUY||MONTHLY RENT||TO BUY||MONTHLY RENT|
|50 sq. m.||179,450||988||6.60%||3,589||19.75|
|85 sq. m.||285,175||1,467||6.17%||3,355||17.26|
|120 sq. m.||393,840||2,065||6.29%||3,282||17.21|
|200 sq. m.||594,600||2,826||5.70%||2,973||14.13|
|350 sq. m.||1,025,850||4,487||5.25%||2,931||12.82|
Bangkok: Bangkok: Sukhumvit Road, Silom, Sathorn, Riverside, Rama III, and Central Lumpini
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Rental yields in Bangkok range from 3.97% to 7.41%. Smaller apartments earn much higher rental yields than bigger apartments. A 50-square metre (sq.m.) apartment in Bangkok’s central location earns good rental yields at 7.41%, while a 375-sq.m. apartment also centrally located, earns poor rental yields at 3.97%.
Meanwhile the rental yields from medium-sized apartments have slightly improved. An 80-sq.m. apartment earns moderate to good rental yields at 6.86%, higher than last year’s 6.60%. The same can be said about 120 sq.m. apartments, whose rental yields have increased to 6.53% from 6.49% last year.
On the other hand, rental yields of 160 sq.m. apartments decreased to 5.44% from 5.71% last year.
The apartments that were included in our survey are located in Bangkok’s upscale residential areas which ares Sukhumvit Road, Silom, Sathorn, Riverside, Rama III, and Central Lumpini.
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