Tips for Choosing an Earthquake Resistant Property in Japan: Video Guide by Plaza Homes

[SPONSORED CONTENT] In this video presentation, Ms. Yasuko Suzuki , a bilingual real estate agent from the Purchase and Sales division of Plaza Homes, gives an overview of the advantages that foreigners can enjoy by purchasing properties in Japan and... More

View of Sagami Bay and Kamakura

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Classic mansion for sale in Kamakura, Japan

[SPONSORED CONTENT] Imagine waking up to a gorgeous view from a spacious hilltop home in one of Japan’s most historic cities.  Dream homes come in many shapes and sizes but it’s not easy to find a pre-existing home for sale... More

5 Reasons to Invest in Wooden Apartment Buildings in Japan

[SPONSORED CONTENT] Wooden apartment buildings in Japan are considered one of the best options for students, young workers starting out in life, and generally, anyone looking for a rental bargain. Investors new to the Japanese residential real estate market, however,... More

Renovated Traditional House for Sale in Kyoto - Exterior View

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Renovated Thatched-Roof House for Sale in the Kyoto Countryside

[SPONSORED CONTENT] Nestled in a town just north of Kyoto is a rare property – a gorgeously renovated thatched-roof house built in the Kyoto Tamba Kogen Quasi-National Park area. This region is famous for its traditional farmhouses but only once... More


How to Get a Housing Loan in Japan: A guide for home buyers by Plaza Homes

[SPONSORED CONTENT] In this video presentation, Kenji Kubo and Haruka Haze, bilingual real estate agents from Plaza Homes, discuss in detail the important points you need to know to get a housing loan in Japan. How to get a housing... More

Important Questions to Ask When Buying a House in Japan

Whether you are looking to buy a freestanding house or a condominium in a high-rise building in Japan, the first question to ask is always the same: what is the purpose of your purchase? Is the property going to serve... More

Japanese Condominium Law Slated for Major Overhaul

The Japanese government is planning to revise its law on condominiums—Act No. 69 of 1962: “Law Concerning Sectional Ownership of Buildings” (Japanese)—to make it easier for homeowners’ associations to gain approval for large-scale renovations of buildings. There are hundreds of... More