Tokyo Real Estate News & Information

Tokyo's Property Market & Useful Tips for Property Owners

Stay informed on Tokyo land prices, redevelopment projects, taxes on Japanese real estate, real estate terms, and more. We provide useful news and information especially for foreigners (non-residents) interested in buying, selling, and owning properties in Tokyo.

Japan enacts Land Use Restriction Bill

Japan enacts Land Use Restriction Bill In the early hours of March 26, the Japanese government enacted a new bill (Land Use Restriction Bill) tightening regulations on the the acquisition and usage of land around Self-Defense Forces bases, nuclear plants, and remote islands that are adjacent to the…

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English-speaking Architecture Firms / Architects in Japan

We have many requests from foreign customers who want to buy lands and build houses on them, rebuild old houses, renovate preowned condominiums in Japan. We find, however, that many foreigners are worried about communication in Japanese and are not able to convey the desired image and design well. …

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Taxes and Expenses after acquiring Real Estate in Japan

When you purchase real estate in Japan such as your own home or an income-generation property, there are taxes and miscellaneous expenses that you have to pay after your purchase or throughout the period of your ownership. We here provide a guidance on taxes and expenses after your purchasing real…

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Official Land Prices of Japan in 2021 – Tokyo’s prices have fallen for the first time in 8 years

Tokyo’s prices have fallen for the first time in 8 years both in Commercial Areas and Residential Areas On March 23, 2021, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism announced the official land prices as of January 1, 2021. The data for 2021 shows a -0.5% nationwide in the fluctuat…

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English-speaking Realtors and Real Estate Professionals in Japan

We would like to introduce you to some English-speaking real estate agents and professionals located throughout Japan. When conducting a real estate transaction, it is often said that you should work with a real estate agent from the location of the property if possible. A local real estate agent wi…

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Japan’s Real Estate Property Market: 2020-2021 Annual Summary & Projections

The following article was co authored by Priti Donnelly, Sales & Marketing Manager and Ziv Nakajima-Magen – Partner & Executive Manager, Asia-Pacific Nippon Tradings International (NTI) The Bigger Picture It should come as no surprise that 2020, which will most likely go down in history as…

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Important Notice: Concerning preventative measures against the Coronavirus infection

Request to all Customers   Thank you for your understating and cooperation in taking the following measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and enabling us to protect you—our important client—and our staff. -Our staff are required to wear masks to protect themselves from the virus. We would lik…

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Web Seminar on Purchasing Real Estate in Japan for Foreigners

Real Estate Japan’s web seminar, “How to Buy a Home in Tokyo as a Foreigner” was held on Saturday, December 19th, 2020. One of our sales staff, Mr. Kubo participated by giving a talk on this session’s theme, “Real Estate Market Trends”. We would like to report that this webinar was a huge success w…

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Global Real Estate Investment - Tokyo ranked #1 in 2020

On December 2nd, 2020, Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)—a real estate service giant—announced that commercial real estate investment in the Tokyo area for the period of January – September 2020 was higher than any other area in the world. For real estate investment, the Tokyo metropolitan area became the w…

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“Gaijin to Gaijin” – US Army & Navy Housing Real-Estate Property Investment Opportunities

The following article was written by Ziv Nakajima-Magen – Partner & Executive Manager, Asia-Pacific Nippon Tradings International (NTI) The Premise At any given time, there are over 50,000 US army & navy troops stationed all around Japan, in 24 different bases & related military facilit…

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