Residential Real Estate in Cambodia
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A residence is a structure used as a home. It is typically a house, apartment, or any structure where living spaces are available. It can be used as a temporary lodging or permanent place to live. The rooms are furnished in a way that allows the occupants to live with ease. Hotels and guesthouses are also considered places of residence
A Residence may refer to:
A residential area is a specific area dominated by housing structures. Housing spaces may be single or family owned, multi-used, or commercial. A residential area has a smaller floor area than businesses or commercial spaces.
Residential development is real estate designed for residential use. An example of this type of real estate is a subdivision or “Borey”. It is land divided into lots where they build houses.
Types of Residential Properties
The use of land determines its classification. Residential properties can be single-structure occupying a single plot of land. It can also be many housing units on the same land - as in the case of condominium buildings.
- Attached / multi-unit dwellings
Apartment – is a unit on a multi-storied apartment building. It can also be a single level structure with many units. Each apartment generally has its own door.
Multi-family house – This type of residential structure is usual in multi-story separate buildings. Each unit occupies a specific level.
Townhouse / Rowhouse – is a single or multi-unit structure in a continuous row. Units share walls and have no space between units.
Condominium – is a residential building that has the same characteristics as an apartment. The only difference is the type of ownership. Condo units have outright ownership thru a Strata title. Common amenities like swimming pool, gym and elevators are co-owned by the unit owners.
Cooperative Dwellings – is like an apartment but is better characterized as multiple ownership. Each person has a share in the corporation that owns the property. And they get the privilege to occupy a specific apartment or unit.
Residential Properties in Cambodia
- Portable dwellings
Mobile homes – refers to a movable full-time house
Houseboats – are floating homes usually seen in coastal areas.
Tents – is a temporary house that uses fabric for roofs and walls.
Cambodia has a wide range of residential properties options available in all areas. Prices depend on location, quality of furnishings, the number of rooms and the additional amenities. Commercial areas and business districts are generally more expensive than provinces and small towns.
Phnom Penh Residential Areas
There are many places in Phnom Penh where you can invest or rent a property. The following places are the most popular areas for foreigners to live in.
Siem Reap Residential Areas
Siem Reap is popular with tourists because it is where the famous Angkor Wat Archeological Temple is located. Many visitors fall in love with the province and decided to stay in Cambodia long term. There are many established residential areas in Siem Reap that cater to foreigners. Most popular are the following areas:
Night Market (Old Market/Pub Street) is comprised mostly of restaurants, bars, hotels, and guesthouses as well as a few residential properties.
Bakong is a temple area that is popular for its floating villages, rice fields, and rural living. There are no options for apartments but land is available for $6-$30 per sq.m.
Wat Athvear is a semi-rural area located along the road to the floating villages, lake tourism area, and the Psar Kroam markets.
Old French Quarter is where most of the commercial establishments including restaurants, bars, banks, and hotels are located. Apartments are not available and land is a bit expensive