Seminar - Buying and Selling Real Estate for Foreigners in Japan

Poste date: Friday, November 19, 2021

PLAZA HOMES presented a lecture on "Buying and Selling Real Estate for Foreigners in Japan" at Expat Expo Tokyo 2021.

The presentation covers topics such as buying a property in Japan, mortgages, popular areas, taxes, and comparisons with renting.

 


For Foreigners, How to Buy / Sell Real Estate in Japan


1. Purchasing Real Estate

Popular urban areas, redevelopment areas, where to be cautious when looking for property, an apartment vs a detached house, mortgages, costs, etc.

2. Renting vs Buying

Advantages and disadvantages of renting and buying, cost comparison, mortgage deduction, etc.

3. To Let Go of Real Estate

Options for selling or renting when returning to your home country or in other circumstances, as well as dealing with heirs (inheritance, renunciation of inheritance).

 

Exterior of Miyamasuzaka Bldg. The Shibuya Residence
Sale Property tag

Large-scale building complex located on Miyamasuzaka, close to Shibuya Station. Convenience of being close to the station is an attraction. Luxury condominiums with a variety of floor plans. Excellent security system.

JPY 172,800,000 - 328,000,000

Exterior of THE SANMAISON OMOTESANDO
Sale Property tag

The Sun Maison Omotesando is a 6-story, 1-basement, RC condominium completed in March 2018 and sold by Sanyo Homes. It is conveniently located a 5-minute walk from Omotesando Station, served by the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, Ginza Line, and Chiyoda Line, a 7-minute walk from Meijijingumae Station on the Fukutoshin Line, and an 11-minute walk from JR Harajuku Station. The Sun Maison Omotesando is located in a residential area with many low-rise apartments and detached houses, one step away from areas lively with Omotesando Hills, brand stores, cafes, etc. The 21-unit residence has a stately form with natural stone and richly textured tiles. The spacious entrance, lounge, and hotel-like interior corridors provide a sense of luxury, while four layers of security protect your privacy. Rare property with a spacious room and close to the station. Natural stone and richly textured tiles have been selected to suit this location. The building is made of carefully selected materials, and has a dignity befitting its location in Omotesando. The Sun Maison Omotesando is a condominium where you can enjoy the convenience and cutting-edge culture as well as high-quality living space.

JPY 259,800,000

Exterior of La Vogue Minamiaoyama
Sale Property tag

This condominium apartment is located adjacent to Kotto-dori Street. It is an 11-min walk from Omotesando Station and within walking distance of Hiroo Station and Shibuya Station. There are many convenience stores, supermarkets, fashionable restaurants and bars along Kotto-dori Street, as well as Nezu Museum and Blue Note Tokyo are also close by, making the location an attractive in terms of convenience of living and various cultural encounters. It features a white and grey toned stylish appearance and the glass-walled modern design of the entrance. It offers mostly the compact sized units from 1R to 2LDK desirable for singles to small families. The units are arranged in a white-toned modern interior design together with a line of functional equipment such as floor heating, a water purifier, and a bathroom with auto-reheating function. Having a pet animal is negotiable depending on the unit.

JPY 47,000,000 - 69,800,000

Exterior of Brillia Tower Hamarikyu
Sale Property tag
Brandnew

Located 5-mins walk from Hamamatsucho Station and within easy reach of 4 stations on 5 train lines, which offer the convenience of commuting to work and school. The location has rich living environment where you can enjoy the scenery unique to Tokyo Bay Area and lush greenery in Kyu-Shiba-rikyu Gardens. It is also convenient for daily shopping having a supermarket within walking distance. The apartment offers plenty of shared facilities such as view lounge and sky terrace as well as the units with various amenities.

JPY 55,000,000 - 125,000,000

Exterior of Park Luxe Shirokane Takanawa
Sale Property tag

Located a 5-min walk from Shirokane-takanawa Station is a condominium apartment and functional room equipment. It offers concierge services and has a supermarket right next to it, it is convenient for daily life.

JPY 52,000,000

Exterior of Shirokane Tower
Sale Property tag

A landmark tower directly connected to Shirokane-Takanawa Station. It is a 42-story luxury condominium tower in the center of Shirogane AER City. Kajima Corporation, a major general contractor, was in charge of construction. The building is directly connected to the station and making it very convenient even when it is rainy day. The view from the sky lounge on the upper floors is super. There is a garden lounge with an atrium, a view lounge to enjoy the view, a relaxation square, and many other common facilities. Starbucks coffee and snack stores, Queen's Isetan Shirokane-Takanawa, Shirokane Tower Clinic and Shirokane Takanawa Children's Park are nearby.

JPY 234,800,000 - 248,000,000