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Housing

Contracts

The standard rental contract tends to be one or two years, following a 1+2 model: the renter pays for the first month, plus an additional two months as a deposit, which is returned at the end of the contract period. In isolated cases landlords may be reluctant to do so, making it important to rent from referred or trusted individuals if possible.

Utilities

The actual charge for electricity tends to average THB 3 to 4 per unit. However, many landlords will charge double or even triple this amount, particularly in condo buildings. Ensure that you can pay directly to the electricity company or that the charge is reasonable before signing a contract. Water tends to be inexpensive even with heavy usage.

Furnishings

Always check if the location is furnished or unfurnished, as this will impact the price. Depending on how long you anticipate staying in Thailand, it may be preferable to purchase furniture and household items yourself. Also be sure to check the age and quality of air conditioners, as newer models can offer large savings over the long term.

Property Search

The website below is set to the Wattana District, which is the large area in which the school is located. The dropdown menu will also allow you to set your price range and size.

Property Search - hipflat

Hipflat is Thailand’s Newest Property Listings for Sale and Rent Updated Daily. Map Search, Neighborhoods, Real-time Price Graphs.

Property Search - DDproperty

DD Property.com are trusted online media by Thailand and oversea real estate developers, property agencies and agents as well as property owners to deliver their message to the right target audiences.

Property Search - craigslist

Craigslist provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, services, local community, and events.s.

Property Search - PLUS+

Plus Property with our specialists. We make it happen. Buy-Sell-Rent Property ( Condominium, Single House, TownHouse , Land, Office Space, Apartment, etc.

Property Search - Thai Property Guide

Thai Property Guide is a real estate agency specializing in finding rental property, house, condominium, mansion, apartment for expatriates in Bangkok.

Preparing for Your Move - Thai Visa Application

The Visa Process

One of the key steps you will need to complete prior to departure to Thailand is acquiring your visa. Our HR team will assist you throughout this process.

Welcome to the NIST Community

If you are offered a position at NIST, we will be supporting you from the first day to ease your transition. We encourage you to read the resources in this section to learn more about Thailand and complete the online tech training.
Arriving to NIST International School in Bangkok

Safeguarding at NIST

We prioritize the safety and wellbeing of all of our community members, and all NIST faculty and staff must complete annual safeguarding training.

Adjusting to Your New Home

In addition to an extensive orientation to Bangkok and NIST, our transition coordinator will organize tours, shopping expeditions and social events to help you settle in quickly and focus on your new role in our community.
NIST International School Bangkok Skyline

The New to NIST Blog

All new faculty are given access to a password-protected blog with more tips and information about working and living in Thailand.

Life in Bangkok

From five-star restaurants to world-famous street food and sprawling shopping malls to bustling open-air markets, Bangkok offers something for everyone and also offers the opportunity for easy travel throughout Asia.