Tag Archives: International Real Estate

The Future of Minamisoma City, Fukushima

Share the post “The Future of Minamisoma City, Fukushima” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 07 Nov, 2017 – Fried chicken took to the skies over Fukushima Prefecture in northern Japan this week as Rakuten began drone deliveries of products from Lawson convenience stores. Forget more »

You Asked Us – “Can I Re-Sell my Investment Property?”

Share the post “You Asked Us – “Can I Re-Sell my Investment Property?”” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 03 Nov, 2017 – Because the Japanese property market is very active, globally second only to the USA, selling your property is a viable exit strategy. more »

Japan’s Short Term Accommodations Market Expected to Heat Up

Share the post “Japan’s Short Term Accommodations Market Expected to Heat Up” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 Oct, 2017 – Needing a place to stay before moving to a new home, James Degan recently went on Airbnb and found an apartment in Tokyo’s more »

MasterCard Reveals Japan’s Fastest Growing Tourist City

Share the post “MasterCard Reveals Japan’s Fastest Growing Tourist City” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 27 Sept, 2017 – On Tuesday, MasterCard revealed the results of its annual Destination Cities Index. The survey not only provides insight into the spending of international travelers but more »

You Asked Us – “Does Age Really Matter?”

Share the post “You Asked Us – “Does Age Really Matter?”” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 26 Sept, 2017 – Location, location, location is what we hear about most when it comes to real estate. But what about age? A major change to Japan’s more »

Q & A – Japan’s Negative Interest Rates and their Effect on RE Property Investment

Share the post “Q & A – Japan’s Negative Interest Rates and their Effect on RE Property Investment” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 15 Sept, 2017 – This Week in his Q&A column on “Asian Property Review” magazine, NTI’s Asia-Pacific Executive Manager, Mr. Ziv more »

You Asked Us – “What Does Insurance Cover?”

Share the post “You Asked Us – “What Does Insurance Cover?”” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 08 Aug, 2017 – Earthquakes and natural disasters are known to occur in Japan. Therefore, a popular question asked by investors is, “What exactly does insurance cover?” It’s more »

Experts Urge Americans to Invest in Europe and Asia

Share the post “Experts Urge Americans to Invest in Europe and Asia” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 1 Aug, 2017 – A major Wall Street firm is urging investors to take money out of the U.S. stock market and move it abroad. Stephen Wood, more »

You Asked Us – What is the Difference Between “Net pre-tax Yield” and “Gross Yield”?

Share the post “You Asked Us – What is the Difference Between “Net pre-tax Yield” and “Gross Yield”?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 20 July, 2017 – Yield is a key factor in real estate investing, expressing rental revenue as a proportion of a more »

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 »