Tag Archives: Asia Real Estate News

Owning a Japanese Ski Holiday Property

Share the post “Owning a Japanese Ski Holiday Property” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 Jun, 2018 Winter Is Coming Japan is internationally renown for having some of the world’s best winter sports’ hotspots – according to “Snow Japan”, one of the leading English more »

Japan’s Old Houses to be Transformed to Vacation Rentals

Share the post “Japan’s Old Houses to be Transformed to Vacation Rentals” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 05 Jun, 2018 – Japanese property startup Rakuten Lifull Stay Inc. has concluded an agreement with Austin-based HomeAway and Japan’s leading traditional house regeneration association. The agreement aims to more »

High Demand for Japanese Short-Term Rentals Despite Local Government Restrictions

Share the post “High Demand for Japanese Short-Term Rentals Despite Local Government Restrictions” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 21 May, 2018 – RENTAL platforms like Airbnb are hoping for a boost from a new law coming into force next month in Japan ahead of more »

Understanding Japan’s Counter-Intuitive Real Estate Market

Share the post “Understanding Japan’s Counter-Intuitive Real Estate Market” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 02 May, 2018 – You may think real estate investing is solely about property growth as you would find in Australia, U.K. US, Singapore and similar markets. The Japanese property more »

You Asked Us – Can Foreigners Buy Shops in Japan?

Share the post “You Asked Us – Can Foreigners Buy Shops in Japan?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 18 Apr, 2018 – Following our last piece in this series, which detailed statistics and strategies to profiting from shops and other retail properties in Japan, more »

Municipalities and Condo Associations Call the Shots on Japanese Short-Term Rentals

Share the post “Municipalities and Condo Associations Call the Shots on Japanese Short-Term Rentals” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 10 Apr, 2018 – A new law will go into effect in June to regulate minpaku, private residences rented out by their owners as short-term more »

How to Profit from Japan’s Retail Market?

Share the post “How to Profit from Japan’s Retail Market?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 03 Apr, 2018 – Retail Heaven According to JETRO (Japan’s governmental external trade agency), Japan boasts the world’s second largest retail market, with a sales value exceeding US $1,3 more »

Factors to Consider when Renting Out in Japan

Share the post “Factors to Consider when Renting Out in Japan” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 17 Mar, 2018 – In the March – April issue of, “Asian Property Review” magazine, NTI’s Marketing Manager, Priti Donnelly shares tips to keep in mind when renting more »

You Asked Us – What Licenses, Permits, Business Visas and Taxes are Required for Non-Resident Landlords?

Share the post “You Asked Us – What Licenses, Permits, Business Visas and Taxes are Required for Non-Resident Landlords?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 25 Feb, 2018 – As long as a tenancy lease is made out for a period of one month or more »

Q & A: Investing in Multi-Purpose Real-Estate Property in Japan

Share the post “Q & A: Investing in Multi-Purpose Real-Estate Property in Japan” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 20 Feb, 2018 – Q: Are there SOHO (Small Office Home Office) or its variants, SOFO and SOVO available in Japan? If I want to rent more »

Condominium Residents Challenge Short-Term Accommodation

Share the post “Condominium Residents Challenge Short-Term Accommodation” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 15 Feb, 2018 – With more foreign travelers keen on renting Japanese private homes amid an inbound tourist boom, residents in high-rise condominiums are doing the opposite of what one might more »

Japanese Real Estate 2017-2018 Summary, Predictions

Share the post “Japanese Real Estate 2017-2018 Summary, Predictions” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 31 Jan, 2018 – It’s that time of year again – as 2018 kicks into gear, all major real-estate industry players have published their annual 2017 statistics, summaries and, perhaps more »

Senior Residents in Hokkaido Welcome Ride-Sharing

Share the post “Senior Residents in Hokkaido Welcome Ride-Sharing” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 15 Jan, 2018 – Business practices collectively known as the “sharing economy” are finding their way to Japanese regional governments addressing such problems as aging populations and scarce job opportunities. more »

JPMorgan Recommends Investing in Japanese Real Estate

Share the post “JPMorgan Recommends Investing in Japanese Real Estate” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 14 December, 2017 – In order to take advantage of Japan’s prevailing easing monetary policy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s alternative asset management unit wants to invest in the country’s more »

Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can Summon Self-Driving Taxis

Share the post “Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can Summon Self-Driving Taxis” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 05 December, 2017 – Carmaker Nissan plans to test self-driving taxis on Japanese roads from March next year. The company is partnering with Japanese software company more »