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PLAZA HOMES offers various information about Real Estate News, Property Info. , Market Info., Events & Life in Tokyo, Useful Tips for Investors, etc.

 

Tokyo Golf: Where to Tee Off in or Around Japan's Capital

Tuesday January 17, 2017

Been missing your pitching wedge? Wondering what the links are like in Japan? Hoping that tee time is still an option in your new Tokyo home? If so, we’ve got some ideas for you. You may know the reputation of golf in Japan – that it’s v...

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10 Top Tokyo Festivals to Satisfy Your Cultural Craving

Tuesday December 20, 2016

One of the most enjoyable aspects of life in Japan is the many festivals that take place throughout the year, often distinct to an area or region. Tokyo is no exception, with a number of unique festivals ranging from religious parades wh...

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Expat Community in Tokyo: Meetup Opportunities for Foreigners

Monday December 19, 2016

If you've recently moved to Tokyo, you may not have yet gotten the chance to make friends or acquaintances. If you don't speak Japanese on top of that, this can feel like a daunting task. Or, maybe you're getting ready to move to Tokyo a...

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Nengajo – New Year’s Cards

Tuesday December 13, 2016

Every year in late December the Japanese postal system is inundated with colorful post cards crisscrossing the country. These are 年賀状 (Nengajo) or New Year’s cards. Similarly to the way many westerners send Christmas cards to family and...

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6 Great Places for 'Hatsumode' during the Japanese New Year

Tuesday December 13, 2016

On the first day of the Japanese new year, you will see many people heading to shinto shrines and temples for "hatsumode," or the first prayer of the year. On this day, people bring back old omamori protective amulets - which are suppose...

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Earthquake-proof your Home: A Simple Safety Checklist

Tuesday December 6, 2016

 With a tremor occurring in Japan every five minutes, it’s never too early to get your home earthquake-ready to ensure minimum damage and maximum chances of survival. If you come from a country that doesn’t suffer from earthquakes so fre...

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Earthquake App Options: 6 Smart Choices for your Smartphone

Thursday November 24, 2016

As even Japan's reliable mobile phone networks will inevitably get jammed during natural disasters, the internet is your best bet for getting information and disseminating information about yourself. If you're new to Japan or aren't flue...

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What to do in Case of an Earthquake: Safety and Evacuation

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world, with research showing that there is a 70% probability that one might occur right below Tokyo within the next 30 years. Given that, it is highly advisable to get familiar w...

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The Monthly Japanese Calendar 2017 in English

Monday November 14, 2016

For a foreigner living in Japan, the calendar showing the national holidays in Japan is indispensable for everyday life, but it is in fact difficult to find the one described in English. We, PLAZAHOMES, here to present the original calen...

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Withholding tax of the real estate sales by Non-resident

Monday November 7, 2016

TAX imposed when a foreigner (non-resident) sells the real estate property in Japan. When a real estate property in Japan owned by a non-resident or a foreign corporation is sold, to prevent omission of report on income tax, the person w...

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Japan and Earthquakes: Why They Happen and How to Scale Them

Monday November 7, 2016

In Japan, you will sometimes hear sudden beeping noise interrupting your TV program and words flashing across the top of the screen - that is a public announcement of the occurrence and magnitude of any earthquake or natural disaster tha...

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6 Trendy Japanese Retail Stores and One-stop Shops in Tokyo

Monday October 31, 2016

You need to set up your new home, or you want to add some local flavor to your own furnishings, but your house or apartment is typical of Tokyo and a little on the cosy side – and perhaps a touch plain too. There’s no need to sweat the s...

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English Books in Tokyo: Kinokuniya, Aoyama Book Center & More!

Monday October 24, 2016   Author : plazahomes

Are you on the hunt for some good reading material but wondering where to find something in your native language in the middle of Tokyo? Have you ever stepped into a Japanese bookstore and been overwhelmed by the selection of all Japanes...

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Outlet Shopping Malls in central and the suburbs of Tokyo

Tuesday October 18, 2016

Outlet shopping malls are popular destinations for both Japanese and foreign visitors. You can purchase famous fashion brands, electronics, food, sportswear / equipment, household goods, and others. These outlet malls are often in touris...

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8 Best Museums in Tokyo: Art, Science, Swords and Beyond

Wednesday October 12, 2016

If you are a fan of museums - be it for art, science or nature - or are keen to get to know more about Japanese culture, Tokyo is the right place to be. Japan's capital has a plethora of excellent museums (and of course - ladies especial...

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Where to find the best souvenirs in Tokyo for going home

Tuesday October 11, 2016

The good thing is that there are many shops with souvenirs in Tokyo but the large number of souvenir shops make the process actually difficult. We will help you save time and make this easier. Popular items chosen by foreigners include t...

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Catching a Taxi in Tokyo

Saturday October 8, 2016

Taxis, while not quite as common as salarymen, are a common sight in Tokyo. Indeed, there are in the neighborhood of 50,000 of them transporting people around Japan's capital. While not cheap by any standard, they provide convenient tran...

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Places for Children in Tokyo - Amusement Parks, Zoo, Aquariums, Cafes, etc.

Wednesday October 5, 2016

If your apartment or house is in Tokyo and you're looking for places of interest to take your children, then you will find lots of great options.  Given that it's the biggest metropolitan area in Japan, Tokyo is dotted with lots of great...

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Tokyo Flea Market Guide: 10 Bastions of Bargain-Hunting

Monday October 3, 2016

There are many different ways to experience the culture of a foreign place, but nothing gives quite the same insight into local pop culture, history and everyday life as a flea market. Tokyo has plenty such gatherings (known as “furima”...

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Standard Land Price in 2016 for Tokyo

Monday October 3, 2016

Standard Land Price for Tokyo in 2016 sees a 4 year consecutive increase; redevelopment projects and office building constructions are active and price rise is increasing in commercial area. On Sept.20 the Ministry of Land, Infrastructu...

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Tokyo Living Info. for Expats

Great range of expat-friendly rental apartments and houses in central Tokyo and its suburbs.

Tokyo Living Guide for Expats

Tokyo Area Guide

General descriptions of popular expat areas including photos and maps. 

Tokyo Area Information for Expats

Expat Housing in Tokyo

Great range of expat-friendly rental apartments and houses in central Tokyo and its suburbs.

Rental Apartments & Houses for Expats

The Market Rate for Rents for Expat Standard Properties in Tokyo

We provide luxurious, rental property information geared towards foreigners, as well as average rental fees of luxurious rental properties by area and by property type, etc.mainly around the most popular areas for foreign expats residing in Tokyo.

It will definitely be helpful when considering your budget for housing.

 

Average Rental Rate of Expat Properties

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Buying Properties in Tokyo

Everything you need to know to succeed in the Japanese Real Estate Market. For Residential & Investment.

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