How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by frank lee bent » Fri Jul 03, 2015 9:30 pm

do not discount fucked up properties in poor repair.

you may find a very cheap rent if prepared to renovate,

right OP?

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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:29 pm

Had a month of overlap between old and new lease, took our time moving but turned up at our previous place to discover the landlord had re-leased it and was insisting on billing both us and the new tenant for three weeks. We had a reasonable relationship until that point.
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by Anchor Moy » Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:52 pm

Well, I have a "nice landlady" story ( just to balance things out).
She wasn't going to be home when we moved out, so she checked the electric meter the night before and said don't worry about the rest. :D
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by vladimir » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:21 am

What were you paying per KwH?

If you were paying more than EDC rate, she had already ripped you off enough, LOL
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:08 pm

vladimir wrote:What were you paying per KwH?

If you were paying more than EDC rate, she had already ripped you off enough, LOL
Probably, but she knocked $20 off the original asking price of the rent, so I figured we came out square.
If I'm ok with the deal and she's ok, then there's no rip-off IMO.
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by cannabistourist » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:34 pm

Hello, what is the cheapest that you can expect at Sihanoukville for an apartment with security (guards + camera).

Thank you.
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by frank lee bent » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:46 pm

$150/month for a decent furnished small flat
Jamie may give you some specifics
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by cannabistourist » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:55 pm

Thank you, do you think I could find with a balcony for this price ? Or even a bit more ? Important for my relaxing time ! hahaha And if I want to stay near a Supermarket as I don't like to walk far, which one is the best choice ? Thank you and sorry :-)
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man's guide

Post by lurcio » Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:36 pm

cannabistourist wrote:Hello, what is the cheapest that you can expect at Sihanoukville for an apartment with security (guards + camera).

Thank you.
Don't rely too much on security. They will either be asleep or missing when you are robbed if they don't do the robbing themselves. The cameras will not be functioning / recording either - they are just for show. I know guys paying $80 / month for new rooms with a small cooking area and shared balcony / walkway. If you want a separate sleeping and living room just double the price. Expect to pay around $3 or $4 per m2 for a new build place in downtown.
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Re: How to rent a property in Cambodia: a wise man’s guide

Post by vladimir » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:26 am

vladimir wrote:
Wed May 14, 2014 4:55 pm
bendix wrote:Such is life. If they want to behave irrationally, it's their prerogative.
I hear this a lot...until their irrational behaviour impacts people's lifestyles or finances more than they think is 'acceptable'.
I'm posting an update here,because it popped up on my alerts this morning, someone rated it. Some clowns from 'that place' had a go at it when I first posted it in an attempt to discredit it/ derail the thread; it didn't work.

The sentence I highlighted here is the relevant one. A couple of months ago, guess who was whining that an apartment near Russian Market was too expensive? Yup, one of their buddies.

Funny.

Anyway, for the guy that rated the post positively, thanks, and I hope it helps you find trouble-free value.
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