Japan Property News


Area Spotlight: Fukuoka - The youngest and fastest growing city in Japan

  • 2019/08/30
  • Japan Property News

The population loss and rapidly aging society of Japan have been hot topics in the news, but that is not stopping some governments from proactively ma...


3 New Statistics that Show the Future of Real Estate Investment

  • 2019/07/24
  • Japan Property News

Author: Akito Hashimoto This article has been translated from the original by the LIFULL International Investments Group. -- March and April ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Commercial Land Prices Picking up Momentum

  • 2018/04/10
  • Japan Property News

Increase in Commercial Land Prices   With the progression of redevelopment and growing tourists visiting areas other than major cities, the comm...


Norway Pension fund enters Japan market, and wants more.

  • 2018/03/26
  • Japan Property News

Norway Pension fund acquires their 1st property in Tokyo   In 2017 is when Norges Bank Real Estate Management, the Government Pension Fund Globa...


Foreigner Population in Tokyo

  • 2017/11/24
  • Japan Property News

Accelerating foreigners’ population growth in Greater Tokyo   The population in Japan has decreased compared with 2016, however the population o...


Land Price in Japan 2017

  • 2017/11/24
  • Japan Property News

Standard land Price in 2017 for Tokyo On September 19th, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, announced the standard land ...


Other wards of interest

  • 2017/11/24
  • Japan Property News

The "Outer CBDs" A few wards that are connected to the main 5 wards of Tokyo are receiving more and more focus each year. Shinagawa ward has a newl...


Tokyo Overview and Introduction to the 5 CBD`s

  • 2017/11/24
  • Japan Property News

Tokyo Overview and the 5 Central Business Districts   Tokyo Tokyo provides one of the most compelling and largest real estate markets in ...

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