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Top 10 Popular Stations for Foreigners Buying Property in Tokyo

Tokyo is the most popular search, by city, among people searching for properties for sale on Real Estate Japan. Last month, nine of the Top 10 most popular stations were located in Tokyo, with the hot springs resort town of... More

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Best Places to Live in Tokyo: 2018 Survey

Here are the most desirable places to live in greater Tokyo, according to a recent survey of locals conducted earlier this year by SUUMO. The survey asked local residents to name the best places to live in greater Tokyo, which... More

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Harajuku Area Guide

Harajuku in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo is made up of bustling world famous fashion centers wrapped inside quiet, cozy residential areas. The neighborhood’s vibe differs drastically depending on whether you live there or whether you see it as a destination. Main... More

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Shibuya Area Guide

Shibuya is everything to everyone. Every little neighborhood around the station has its own vibe. It runs the gamut from low cost single-room micro-apartments to massive, luxurious seven-bedroom manors. Street food to Michelin-starred gourmet dining. Back alley smoking areas to young, fashionable vape cafes. Mass market department stores to one-of-a-kind designer boutiques. It’s every aspect of Tokyo life distilled into one location.

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Best Places to Live in Tokyo: 2017 Survey

Here are the most desirable places to live in greater Tokyo, according to a recently released survey by SUUMO. The survey asked locals to name the best places to live in greater Tokyo, which was defined to include Tokyo, Chiba,... More

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Kichijoji Area Guide

A youthful and creative neighborhood situated in Musashino City, just west of Tokyo. Close enough to the central wards to be convenient but far enough away to have a relaxed and bohemian atmosphere. Its diverse and vibrant shopping center is surrounded by peaceful residential areas and home to the famed Inokashira Park.

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Best Places to Live in Tokyo: 2016 Best of the Rest

This is the second part of the “Best Places to Live in Tokyo: 2016 Survey” as picked by locals. People were asked to pick the best neighbourhoods to live in greater Tokyo, which includes Chiba, Saitama, and Kanagawa prefectures. #6... More

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Meguro Area Guide

A residential area that’s as well connected and convenient as anywhere in the world’s largest city can be. But distinctly calmer, quieter and far more liveable than many other parts of Tokyo.

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Unique Homes in Japan: Width of House is Length of Small Car

In Japan, homeowners and architects are often confronted with the issue of building on small and irregularly shaped plots of land. In Tokyo’s Setagaya ward lies a house whose maximum width is 2.0 meters (about 6.6 feet), or less than... 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