How can foreigners purchase real estate in Japan by Plaza Homes


In this video presentation, Haruka Haze, a bilingual real estate agent from Plaza Homes, gives a comprehensive overview of the main issues you need to know about when purchasing a residential property in Japan as a foreigner.

How can foreigners purchase real estate in Japan

If you are new to buying real estate in Japan, this video is essential for understanding the basics of how to buy a home in Japan, including:

  • What are the minimum requirements for buying a property in Japan?
  • What are the steps in the purchase process?
  • How to choose a property
  • How to get a housing loan as a foreigner

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Plaza Homes’s website also provides a wealth of information about purchasing a property in Japan. Here are just a few articles they recommend for those getting started in Japanese real estate:

Can a foreigner purchase property in Japan?

Basically, yes, it is possible. In Japan, unlike in many other countries there are no restrictions on whether foreigners can own a property, regardless of whether you have permanent resident status, Japanese nationality or a visa.

However, purchasing a property or land in Japan does not give you an automatic right to a visa or permanent residency status.

Guide to buying property in Japan

A step-by-step guide to buying property in Japan!

Please visit the Plaza Homes website to learn more.

For more information

Plaza Homes is one of the leading bilingual real estate brokerages in Tokyo, with over 50 years of experience helping foreigners buy and sell real estate in Japan. If you are considering buying a property in Tokyo, please contact them below to get started!

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    Website: Plaza Homes official site

    — Extensive information on buying, selling and renting property in Tokyo, including thousands of for sale and for rent listings, real estate news, and guides to living in Tokyo and neighborhood guides for popular expat areas.

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    — Over 100 videos on the basics of buying and selling real estate in Japan, neighborhood guides, practical advice and walkthroughs of properties available for sale and for rent.

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