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Where do foreigners want to buy homes in Tokyo? January 2020 Top Station Ranking

In this post, we present the Top 5 most popular stations for people searching for properties for sale on realestate.co.jp in January 2020. The ranking below is based on an analysis of property listings in the Tokyo 23 Wards that people viewed and... More

What can you buy for $170,000 or Less in Japan?

In this installment in the “what can you buy” series, we take a look at what you can buy around Japan for about $166,000 (¥18,000,000) or less. Featured properties include two with excellent investment potential near the tourist-friendly neighborhoods of... More

Where do foreigners want to buy homes in Tokyo? Here are the Top 5 Most Popular Stations

In this post, we present the Top 5 most popular stations for people searching for properties for sale on realestate.co.jp in 2019. The ranking below is based on an analysis of property listings in the Tokyo 23 Wards that people... More

Older Apartments in Greater Tokyo Have a Banner Sales Year in 2019

Sales of previously owned (re-sale) apartments in the greater Tokyo area had a record-breaking year in 2019, with sales contracts hitting a new high and surpassing the 38,000-level mark for the first time. This is according to a recently released... More

Average Price of a Pre-Owned Apartment in Greater Tokyo Reaches a New High – January 2020 Update

In December 2019, the average listing price of a pre-owned apartment in the greater Tokyo region hit a new all-time high of ¥37,440,000 ($344,000), a year-on-year increase of 0.4% and up 1.3% compared to November. This price point also surpassed the 2019... More

Price of a New Apartment in Greater Tokyo Hits a 29-Year High

The average price of a new apartment sold in the greater Tokyo area hit a 29-year high of ¥59,800,000 ($545,000) in 2019. This is according to the Real Estate Economic Institute’s recently released analysis of 2019 sales data for the... More

What can you buy for $185,000 or Less Around Japan?

In this installment in the “what can you buy” series, we take a look at what you can buy around Japan for about $185,000 (¥20,000,000) or less. To put this price point in perspective, the average sales price (from January... More