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What can you buy in Japan for $100,000 or Less? — For Investment or Your Own Use

In this installment in the “what can you buy” series, by popular request, we take a look at what you can buy around Japan for about $100,000 (¥10,000,000) or less. To put this price point in perspective, In December 2019,... More

Supply of New Apartments For Sale in Osaka Area at 27 Year Low

Condominium developers in the greater Osaka region slammed on the breaks in January, as the number of new apartments offered for sale slipped to a 27-year low. There were 621 newly-constructed units released for sale last month, the fewest since... More

Price of a New Apartment in Tokyo 23 Wards Tops 100 Million Yen for First Time in 27 Years

The average sales price of a new apartment sold in the Tokyo 23 Wards hit ¥105,110,000 ($942,000) in January 2020, a year-on-year increase of 38.7% and breaking the ¥100 million mark for the first time in 27 years. Newly constructed... More

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