Trend: house prices fell 2.8% y-o-y in Q2 2017

The previous year house prices had risen by 4.29%. House prices increased slightly by 0.68% q-o-q in Q2 2017.

Analysis: Thailand's economy expanded by 3.7% y-o-y in Q2 2017, the fastest pace in more than four years, mainly buoyed by improving farm sector, strong tourism, and recovering exports. 

Rents, rental yields: yields are good in Bangkok at 5.05%

Bangkok apartment costs are moderate, at around $3,952 per sq. m. 

Thailand: city centre apartment, buying price, monthly rent (120 sq.m.) 
   Buying price  Rent per month  Yield
 Bangkok  $436,560  $1,837  5.05%

Recent news.  Economic growth is projected between 3.5% and 4% this year, according to the National Economic and Social Development Board.