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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.

 

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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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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Sumo Wrestling in Tokyo: Taking in Japan’s Most Famous Sport

Wednesday September 28, 2016

To the untrained eye, Sumo is a simple pushing – thrusting match between two overweight men in a small ring. Bouts are called when one of the fighters is forced out of the ring. As simple as it gets, right? The truth is slightly more in-...

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Koyo: Autumn Leaf Viewing in Tokyo

Friday September 16, 2016

Koyo is the Japanese word for autumn leaves changing colors, and like Hanami in the spring, it offers a great opportunity to get out and enjoy a picnic on a fall afternoon in Tokyo. For those of you living in the Hiroo, Azabu, or Roppong...

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Where to buy Halloween costumes and decorations in Tokyo

Thursday September 15, 2016

Halloween 2016 is coming up very soon. Have you decided your costume for this year? In recent years, Halloween's popularity has clearly increased in Tokyo.  People in Tokyo spend a lot of time and money to put together their costumes ev...

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7 Best Day Trips from Tokyo: Fuji, Nikko, Kamakura and More

Tuesday September 13, 2016

Japan's natural beauty and regional culture is a big part of its appeal. While Tokyo is a hub of culture in itself, sometimes it's great to get away from the hustle and bustle and experience the delights of nature and the atmosphere of d...

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Best Tokyo Views: 5 Great Sky-high Hangouts in the City

Monday September 12, 2016

With its sea of undulating, shiny skyscrapers, two soaring towers, and the natural magnificence of Mount Fuji on a clear day, Japan's renowned capital of Tokyo offers no shortage of breathtaking city views. While one of the best ways to...

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Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Tokyo from Casual to Classy

Tuesday August 30, 2016

Eating vegetarian in Tokyo used to mean ordering a bowl of rice with natto or heading to the local Indian joint, but things are changing. The last few years have seen a quiet, but growing chorus of voices calling for better options for t...

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Foreigner-Friendly Yoga Studios in Tokyo

Friday August 26, 2016

Many Yoga classes are available in Tokyo and its popularity has gained within the past few years. In a fast paced city like Tokyo, stress management becomes very important and Yoga is one of the great ways to reduce stress and anxiety. T...

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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

Commercial Rentals

As your first business partner in Tokyo, we will find the best property that fits your business strategy.

Office Space in Tokyo

Buying Properties in Tokyo

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

Properties for Sale in Tokyo

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