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You might want to take a look at some videos online to hear different conversations using English for real estate agents. The truth is that real estate agents are known for their way with words – and being able to describe horrible small places in a way that makes buyers think about them in a different light. However, there is some important terminology that estate agents need to be aware of in English. It is crucial that you only use this vocabulary in the right setting and

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Compelling Reasons Why Thailand Market is Favorable to Foreign Investors Location Located in the heart of Southeast Asia and the only country in the region that was not colonized, Thailand has served as a business hub for centuries as it is strategically located among its neighboring countries and its property market reaps huge reward from this strategic placement on the map. The country enjoys convenient and beneficial trading opportunities with India, China, Japan, Malaysia

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