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What is the average rent in Fukuoka?

The overall average rent for the city of Fukuoka is ¥80,338 ($732), but average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜 Average of all Fukuoka Wards... More

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What is the average rent in Tokyo?

In this post we give a detailed overview of the average rent for apartments in the Tokyo 23 Wards and the main factors affecting rent levels. What is the average rent in the Tokyo 23 Wards? Average rent in the... More

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What is the average rent in Yokohama?

The overall average rent for the city of Yokohama is ¥79,228 ($763), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. Average rent in Yokohama by Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK... More

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What is the average rent in Saitama?

The overall average rent for the city of Saitama is ¥69,549 ($668), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. Average rent in Saitama by Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK... More

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What is the average rent in Chiba?

The overall average rent for the major municipalities in Chiba prefecture is ¥64,412 ($606), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜 Chiba... More

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What is the average rent in Osaka?

The overall average rent for the city of Osaka is ¥86,970 ($826), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜 Average of all... More

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Average Rent in Western Tokyo Cities – Including Hachioji, Machida, Mitaka

Tokyo is a sprawling metropolis and average rent varies widely. Generally speaking, the further away you go from the city center, the lower the rent. So when you are apartment hunting in “Tokyo” you might hear that you can save... More

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Why average rent for a Tokyo apartment will likely keep increasing

The average rent for an apartment in the Tokyo 23 Wards hit a new peak in October. Renters in the 23 Wards paid an average of ¥3,716 per square meter, a year-on-year increase of 5.4%. This means, for example, that... More

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Average Rent in Tokyo – The Least Expensive Stations on the Yamanote Line – 2019

In this installment of our series on “what is the average rent in Tokyo” we zoom in on the least expensive stations on the Yamanote line. The Yamanote, which has 29 stations, is the iconic loop line that goes around... More

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Average Rent in Tokyo – The Most Expensive Stations on the Yamanote Line – 2019

Tokyo is a big city with thousands of neighborhoods, so it can be misleading to give a city-wide average in answer to the question of “What is the average rent in Tokyo?” Across the Tokyo 23 Wards, the average rent... More

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Least expensive neighborhoods on the Yamanote Line: The good, the bad, the average rent

In Tokyo, the Yamanote line is the “It” line separating what is central from what is not. Average rent and sale prices for homes inside the Yamanote line tend to be higher than outside. The train line itself crosses through nine... More

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Top 10 Stations in Tokyo With Lowest Average Rent 2017

To save money on rent in Tokyo, one of the tips you’ll often hear is to move outside the Yamanote line or even further out, beyond the 23 wards. It’s true that average rent does decrease the further you look outside... More

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Average Rent for Major Cities in Japan: Are you paying more?

Below is the average rent per square meter for the major rental markets around Japan, from January to October 2015, as reported by Tokyo Kantei. Are you paying more than the average rent in Japan? Multiply the average rent/sqm by... More

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Average Rent in Tokyo Compared to Other World Cities

The average rent per square meter for an apartment in Tokyo’s 23 wards in November was 3,306 yen (about $2.54 per square feet), the 35th consecutive month of year-on-year increases, based on Real Estate Japan’s analysis of data recently released... More

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What is the average rent in Tokyo by Ward?

We recently posted an article with data showing that the average rent in Tokyo’s 23 wards is at the highest point since the global financial crisis. But as the saying goes, location is (almost!) everything in real estate. Depending on... More

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Average Rent in Tokyo at Highest Point Since Global Financial Crisis

In August, the average rent per square meter for a condominium in metropolitan Tokyo and Tokyo’s 23 wards reached 3,177 yen/sqm and 3,314 yen/sqm, respectively, the highest points since the 2008 global financial crisis (GFC), based on Real Estate Japan’s... More

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Renters Getting Squeezed: Average rent in Osaka down but so is living space

According to Kinki REINS, the average rent for a “mansion-type” type apartment in Osaka City fell 2.9% to 69,100yen (about 579usd at today’s exchange rate) in the second quarter (April to June) of 2015 compared to the same quarter in... More

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Yamanote Line Average Rent Ranking by Station

Article updated: April 20, 2017 The Yamanote line is the loopline that delineates the center of Tokyo from the rest of the metropolis. In general, property prices inside the Yamanote are higher because you are paying for location and convenience.... More

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Average Rent in Japan by Prefecture

We recently posted articles on the average rent in Tokyo, and for the Kinki region (Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe). In this follow up, we’ll look at average rent for every prefecture in Japan, broken down by floorplan. Average rent for... More

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What is the average rent in Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe?

We recently posted an article on the average rent in Tokyo. This is a follow-up to that post, with average rent data for western Japan, specifically Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. Rents in western Japan much lower than Tokyo Overall, rents... More