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"Expats in Koh Phangan advise that it's important to research and visit different areas of the island before deciding on a place to live, as each area has its own unique vibe and amenities. They suggest renting a place for a short term first to get a feel for the area before committing to a long-term lease. It's also recommended to negotiate the rent, as prices can often be brought down, especially during the low season. Expats also advise checking the condition of the house thoroughly before moving in, including the plumbing, electricity, and internet connection. They suggest asking about the frequency of power cuts in the area, as this can be a common issue on the island. It's also important to consider the proximity to amenities such as supermarkets, restaurants, and hospitals. Some expats recommend living in a house within a local community rather than a secluded villa, as it can provide a more authentic experience and opportunities to interact with locals. Lastly, expats advise being aware of the local wildlife, as it's common to encounter insects, reptiles, and other animals in and around homes in Koh Phangan. They suggest ensuring that the house is well-sealed to prevent unwanted visitors," remarked another expat in Koh Phangan, Thailand.

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