Tag Archives: Global Real Estate

Condos Rebound in the Tokyo Area after Four Years

Share the post “Condos Rebound in the Tokyo Area after Four Years” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 25 July, 2017 – The number of new condominiums put up for sale in the greater Tokyo area in the January-June period grew 1.9 percent from the more »

Video – Japan Gift/Inheritance Tax Basics

Share the post “Video – Japan Gift/Inheritance Tax Basics” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 20 Jul, 2017 – The following video from our partner, Mr Sadaysu Ito of “Sadywell Accounting” in Tokyo, clearly explains the basics of inheritance taxation for property investors, drilling down more »

Housing Demand and Tourism Boost Land Prices in Japan

Share the post “Housing Demand and Tourism Boost Land Prices in Japan” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 05 July, 2017 – Land prices in Japan rose 0.4 percent on average as of Jan. 1 from a year earlier, marking the second consecutive year of more »

You Asked Us…I’m new to Japan’s property market. Where is the best place to invest?

Share the post “You Asked Us…I’m new to Japan’s property market. Where is the best place to invest?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 22 Jun, 2017 – Across Japan, other than in Tokyo, foreign investors have been turning to investments in high yield, cash more »

Japan’s Economy on a Warm Streak

Share the post “Japan’s Economy on a Warm Streak” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 15 Jun, 2017 – TOKYO — Japan’s economic engine may not exactly be roaring, but there is a definite hum in the air. The economy grew for a fifth consecutive more »

Japan’s Shared Houses a Trendy Lifestyle Choice for Social Singles

Share the post “Japan’s Shared Houses a Trendy Lifestyle Choice for Social Singles” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 22 May, 2017 – Fully furnished rooms with shared kitchens, chandeliers, soundproof music rooms and parties galore. Plus, the chance of finding the love of your more »

Sapporo Becomes First Major City to Recognize Same-Sex Partnerships

Share the post “Sapporo Becomes First Major City to Recognize Same-Sex Partnerships” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 17 May, 2017 – SAPPORO – The municipal government of Sapporo has said it plans to officially recognize same-sex partnerships between gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples more »

Japan’s Real Estate Sector Poised to Thrive as Nation’s Wages Expected to Accelerate

Share the post “Japan’s Real Estate Sector Poised to Thrive as Nation’s Wages Expected to Accelerate” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 May, 2017 – TOKYO • It is not making headlines yet, but wages in Japan are rising the fastest in decades, in more »

Japan’s Healthcare Property Market Projects a Promising Future

Share the post “Japan’s Healthcare Property Market Projects a Promising Future” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 08 May, 2017 – When investors look at Japan, they invariably think about its ageing population and the effect it will have on savings. Astute players in the more »

Government Subsidies for Home-Owners Renting to Seniors

Share the post “Government Subsidies for Home-Owners Renting to Seniors” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 05 May, 2017 – An initiative to incentivize property owners to make available vacant homes for use by the elderly, low-income households and child-rearing families won approval in the more »

RETalkAsia Interview with Priti Donnelly, Sales/Marketing Manager at NTI

Share the post “RETalkAsia Interview with Priti Donnelly, Sales/Marketing Manager at NTI” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 01 May, 2017 – Priti Donnelly is the sales and marketing manager at Nippon Tradings International, a proxy and buyers’ agency representing foreign investors with purchasing, selling more »

Japan Grapples with Labor Shortage Amidst Surging Condo Construction

Share the post “Japan Grapples with Labor Shortage Amidst Surging Condo Construction” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 28 Apr, 2017 – TOKYO — Construction companies in Japan are scrambling to hire site managers as the industry is gearing up for a surge in building projects more »

Japanese Companies Actively Hire Foreign Workers Prompting Diversity

Share the post “Japanese Companies Actively Hire Foreign Workers Prompting Diversity” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 17 Apr, 2017 – TOKYO — The net inflow of foreign residents into Japan was the largest ever during the last statistical year, as the government pushes policies more »

Increasing Number of Foreign Entrepreneurs Call Fukuoka Home

Share the post “Increasing Number of Foreign Entrepreneurs Call Fukuoka Home” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 5 Apr, 2017 – From the fifth-floor office of his internet startup, Kazz Watabe can see the sea bass jump in the bay as he works on his more »

Airbnb Japan Moves out of the Grey and into the Green

Share the post “Airbnb Japan Moves out of the Grey and into the Green” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 23 Mar, 2017 – Airbnb Inc. is finally getting the green light to do business in Japan after years of operating in gray areas of more »