Tag Archives: Real Estate in Japan

Japan Maintains Position as Second Largest Real Estate Market in the World

Share the post “Japan Maintains Position as Second Largest Real Estate Market in the World” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 24 Jul, 2018 – The global real estate investment market increased by more than a trillion dollars in 2017 as favourable foreign exchange effects more »

Record Breaking Tourists Push Up Japan’s Land Prices

Share the post “Record Breaking Tourists Push Up Japan’s Land Prices” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 July, 2018 – TOKYO — A growing flood of visitors from overseas and numerous new urban redevelopment projects continued to drive demand for land in Japan, which more »

High Occupancy Ratios Driving Up Investment Activity into Tokyo’s Office Buildings

Share the post “High Occupancy Ratios Driving Up Investment Activity into Tokyo’s Office Buildings” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 25 Jun, 2018 – Tokyo overtook London as the world’s busiest real estate market in the first quarter of 2018, with mega-deals and an unusually more »

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 »