Practicalities

This is where we stash all of our practical blog posts that you need to know to get settled in as an expat in Cambodia, from house-hunting, learning Khmer, and how to get from here to there.

Phnom Penh villa

Understanding Phnom Penh property types

Cambodia’s capital city has more and more housing built every day, but most Phnom Penh real estate fall into one of six categories: Traditional Khmer houses, Khmer-style shophouses, renovated shophouses, Western apartments, full-service apartments, and freestanding villas. Traditional Khmer houses As … Continue reading

Cambodia hard title

What’s the difference between a hard title and a soft title?

If you’re considering buying property in Cambodia, you may have heard about hard titles and soft titles, and wonder which one you need. We talk to Leah Valencia from advertiser Elevated Realty in Phnom Penh to get the scoop on … Continue reading