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What can you buy in Osaka for $150,000 or less?

In this installment of the “what can you buy” series, by popular request, we take a look at what you can buy in Osaka at the below average price point of ¥16,000,000 ($148,000 USD) or much less. To put this... More

4 reasons why sales of pre-owned homes in Tokyo are surging

The pre-owned home market in Japan, including both apartments and single-family homes, has traditionally played second fiddle to the market for newly built condominiums and freestanding houses in that the majority of residential home sales in Japan still consists of... More

Kansai new apartment prices in April hit levels not seen since the bubble era

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in Japan’s Kansai region hit ¥53,560,000 ($492,400) last month, the highest per unit sales price recorded since May 1992, when the average sales price reached ¥53,580,000 (after having fallen from a... More

Average Sale Price of a New Apartment in Greater Tokyo Leaps 24.9% in April

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment sold in greater Tokyo in April jumped 24.9% year-on-year to hit ¥77,640,000 ($712,500 USD). This occurred amidst a hefty number of apartments being brought online by developers last month, with 2,089... More

What can you buy in Japan for $150,000 or less?

In this installment of the “what can you buy” series, by popular request, we take a look at what you can buy around Japan at the below average price point of ¥16,000,000 ($148,000 USD) or much less. To put this... More

Kansai buyers scooped up new apartments last month, as average sale prices fall year-on-year

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in the Kansai region, which includes Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe, averaged ¥42,260,000 ($389,700 USD) in March, an increase compared to the average sales price in February (of ¥39,540,000), but a drop... More

Where do foreigners want to buy homes in Tokyo: April 2021 Edition

In this post, we cover the Top 3 most popular stations for people searching for properties for sale on realestate.co.jp as April winds to a close. The ranking below is based on an analysis of property listings in the Tokyo 23 Wards that... More