Pattaya Daily News

28 October 2011 :: 10:10:23 am 59509

Pattaya Rental Houses Full As Bangkokians Escape To Chonburi Away From Floods

Rental houses and rooms in Pattaya are full. The Bangkokians have arrived en masse, to escape the expected massive floods. Some landlords have increased the rents or they are demanding long term contracts.
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Pattaya, October 27, 2011[Pattaya Daily News]; The government announced that October 27-31, 2011 will be a public holiday in 21 provinces including Bangkok since there is a strong fear that Bangkok city and suburbs will be hit by massive floods. The exodus of caused a heavy outbound traffic on the Bangkok- Pattaya expressways and motorways.

Condominiums, rental houses,and rented rooms in Pattaya are complety full. Detached houses and town houses are in heavy demand especially by big families. The second most popular object is a large apartment, condominium.

 

Some Bangkokians had signed a long term contract for six months and moved in more than 40 % of their belongings because they are afraid that the floods in Bangkok may last longer than expected. But most of the people plan to stay a short period of time; one week up to two months.

Mr. Suchai, the owner of many rental houses in Jomtien revealed that he understands the desperate and stressed Bangkokians so he lowered his prices by almost 20 %. But some landlords are using the flood situation to increase the price of their rented houses or force the Bangkokians to sign a long term contract.

Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Community News

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