Japan Real Estate Market Introduction

  • 2019/04/15
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Your FREE Guide to everything you need to know about real estate in Japan!   Content ・Current Real Estate Marketing Information ・Purchase Proc...


Featured Properties

  • 2019/03/08
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Find a prime selection of outstanding real estate investment opportunities from around Japan selected by the LIFULL International Investments Team. ...


Basic Methods of Analysis for Real Estate Investment

  • 2019/02/21
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Author: Akito Hashimoto This article has been translated from the original by the LIFULL International Investments Group. -- Last year the "K...


How Much Does it Cost to Rent an Apartment in Japan?

  • 2019/01/28
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Japan has a reputation for being an expensive country. Although monthly rents are suprisingly relatively reasonable when compared to other developed c...


The Types of Legal Vacation Rental Operations allowed in Japan

  • 2019/01/28
  • Japan Property News

Many people have heard about how using a residential unit in Japan as a vacation rental can bring in very favourable returns compared to the usual mar...


Property Investment Types in Japan

  • 2019/01/23
  • Japan Property News

Foreigners buying property in Japan is becoming more common nowadays, because most of the properties are freehold and there are no restrictions on pri...


The 4 Types of Land Prices in Japan

  • 2019/01/21
  • Japan Property News

Land Price Types in Japan There are four types of land prices in Japan which are the "public land price", "fixed asset tax evaluation value", "inhe...


2019 Japanese Real Estate Forecast: Reading the Fortune of the Market

  • 2019/01/17
  • Japan Property News

There are no "definite answers," but I would like to take the time to make my predictions. In a nutshell, I predict that the real estate prices in ...


So what's after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

  • 2018/09/18
  • Japan Property News

The future after the Tokyo Olympics Many people predict that the property boom fueled by the Olympics will take a sudden dive right after 2020. How...


Tokyo’s Residential Price Index.

  • 2018/09/18
  • Japan Property News

The MLIT announced Japan’s residential price index for May of 2018. Comparing to last year, prices have risen for all residential property types with ...


Occupancy rate of grade A offices in Tokyo

  • 2018/09/18
  • Japan Property News

How is the occupancy  for high end offices in Tokyo?   On August of 2018, JLL announced their market report of Tokyo Grade A offices. The office...


Are Wooden Apartment Blocks a Good Investment? A look at the advantages and disadvantages.

  • 2018/09/06
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The material that a building is made of-wood, reinforced concrete, or steel-plays a major role in real estate investment. Here we will explain the ba...


Buying Floor Area: What are Sky Rights?

  • 2018/08/22
  • Japan Property News

There is almost a definite maximum to the total floor space of most properties. The floor area ratios for structures on smaller lots drive a lot pe...


Investing in Japan`s Central City, Nagoya

  • 2018/08/20
  • Japan Property News

Why not consider Nagoya City to invest?? Nagoya, which is in Aichi Prefecture, is well known for being located in the center of Japan. It is a majo...


New Maglev = Linear Chuo Shinkansen Line=Further Growth for Tokyo

  • 2018/08/17
  • Japan Property News

New Line = New Growth   Shinagawa station which is next to Tamachi station will be the new starting terminal for the Linear Chuo Shinkansen. Thi...


City banks and investors around Japan focusing on Tokyo

  • 2018/08/17
  • Japan Property News

The focus on Tokyo Many city banks and domestic investors across Japan are focusing on real estate investment into Tokyo since a few years back. On...


Is your choice a vacant property? Or a tenanted property?

  • 2018/08/17
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Is your choice a vacant property? Or a tenanted property?   When searching for property investments these are two choices that are always there....


Vital sections of the Explanation of Important Matters

  • 2018/07/23
  • Japan Property News

Required before signing the sales contract, the Explanation of Important Matters is one of the largest hurdles in purchasing residential property in J...


What do you mean my property shrank?!: Checking roads when purchasing property

  • 2018/07/18
  • Japan Property News

In the world of real estate, roads are the seams that bind all properties together in a complex web that weaves its way through the country. Japan, wi...


How do Tax Reductions for Residential Real Estate Work in Japan?

  • 2018/06/26
  • Japan Property News

Tax Reductions for Residential Building Acquisitions After finalizing the deal, paying all of the fees, setting up loan payments, and signing the c...


Should you jump into a purchase just because the yield is high??

  • 2018/06/25
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When browsing the property options for your next real estate investment, you often see property with yields such as 9%! 10%! 15% and etc. The yield nu...


Yokohama, the Bay city and its value

  • 2018/06/25
  • Other News

Yokohama, the Bay city and its value   Yokohama is located south of Tokyo and is the 2nd largest city by population. It only takes approximately...


Number of Passengers in Musashi Kosugi Increases 180% in 5 Years Results of the 12th Urban Transport Census

  • 2018/06/22
  • Japan Property News

Increase in Female Commuters in All Urban Centers The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has announced the results of the Urba...


What is the Lifespan of a Japanese Condominium?

  • 2018/06/20
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How long can you live in a used condominium after purchase? Condominiums in Japan are demolished in their prime?! May 2013: Dojunkai apartment b...


IoT x Property, the evolution of living standards

  • 2018/06/19
  • Japan Property News

It is now 2018, 18 years into the 21st century and many “things” are starting to be connected to the internet whether it be “big data” which we at LIF...

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