Tag Archives: Japanese Properties

Japan’s Economic Outlook Stresses Need for Change to English Proficiency Levels

02 Dec, 2019 – LONDON – The English proficiency level for Japanese was ranked 53rd in an annual survey of 100 non-English speaking countries and regions by EF Education First, down from 49th place in last year’s survey. The grim more »

Top 5 Due Diligence Tips to Mitigate Risk on Japanese Properties

28 Nov, 2019 – Accidents, damages and natural disasters can happen when investing in real estate anywhere in the world. In Japan, most tenants are quite docile and place high value on their integrity by nature. Therefore, the majority of more »

Deal Analysis Tokyo – Edogawa Hotel Room Unit

28 Nov, 2019 – Sub-leasing is a popular rental strategy, in which a tenant – usually a company specializing in short term rentals – signs a master lease in front of a property owner and landlord, for a fixed monthly more »

Japan Launches First Stimulus Measures Since 2016 to Cope with Declining Population and Natural Disasters

11 Nov, 2019 – TOKYO • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked his Cabinet yesterday to compile a package of stimulus measures to support the economy and build infrastructure to cope with large natural disasters, according to the government’s top more »

You Asked Us – How Do I Declare My Japanese Properties on My Taxes?

29 Oct, 2019 – It’s tax time in various parts of the world. Some of our clients have been asking how to declare taxes — Japan or their home country — and what is the process. Most western countries have more »

Climate Change & Japan – Forecasted Effects, Readiness & Preparations

24 Oct, 2019 – As we know all too well – even if those among us with vested interests to the contrary will not readily admit it – the effects of climate change and, more specifically, global warming, are going more »

Japanese Land Prices Continue to Rise Driven by Office and Hotel Construction Demand

30 Sep, 2019 – JAPANESE land prices rose for the second straight year in the year to July with the increase spreading beyond big cities, a government survey showed, a sign the benefits from the central bank’s ultra-low interest rate more »

Property Investment For Foreigners: How to Screen Tenants

27 Sep, 2019 – The following is an excerpt from “Japan Real Estate Property Investment For Foreigners Part 2” by Ziv Nakajima-Magen – Partner & Executive Manager, Asia-Pacific Nippon Tradings International (NTI) Q: I understand there is no credit check more »

Japan’s Golf Tourism Market could Give Winter Resorts Summer Appeal

25 Sep, 2019 – RUSUTSU, Japan — As a Japanese couple teed off on a sweltering summer morning here in Rusutsu, a mountainous village in northern Japan, construction workers were building a new luxury condominium complex overlooking the fairways and more »

Japan Formalizing Bidding Process for Casino Proposals

23 Sep, 2019 – CAESARS Entertainment said it will not pursue a licence for a casino in Japan and will focus instead on its current business plan, including a merger with Eldorado Resorts scheduled to close next year. Caesars management more »

Japan’s Elderly Population Highest in the World

18 Sep, 2019 – TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The estimated number of people aged 65 or older in Japan stood at 35.88 million as of Sunday, accounting for 28.4 percent of the nation’s total population, with both figures hitting record more »

Brexit Impact on the Japanese Real Estate Market

08 Sep, 2019 – If the Brexit referendum of 2016 is any indication, Japan and the Asian market could once again be top performers over fears that UK domestic stocks could be hit by a messy exit from the EU. more »

Migration and Diversity, Japan of the Future

02 Sep, 2019 – For a sense of what the United States might look like in a reality where the hard right’s dreams of drastically reduced immigration come true, you could come to Japan and ask my father-in-law about the more »

Interview with Japanese Asset Manager

27 Aug, 2019 – Below is the transcript of an interview we conducted on our PodCast (iPhone/iPad users click here) with Mr Akira Katsuno of “La Nation” – a Japanese residential/commercial and parking lot asset manager, (To listen to the more »

How Much??? – Japan Real Estate Property Investment Taxes

13 Aug, 2019 – The following is a brief and general outline of taxes applicable to property investors in Japan. Please Note – this information is for general reference only. The author is NOT a professional accounting services provider, and more »