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Bilingual Property Manager in Japan Focuses on Transparency, Maximizing Profits: Axios Management

When getting started in residential property investment, the biggest mistake that many newcomers make is failing to choose a good property manager. This problem is magnified when you are looking to buy an income-producing property in Japan as an overseas... More

How much does an apartment cost in Osaka – August 2022 Update

Average sales prices for newly constructed apartments in the Kansai region of Japan were up 11.7% year-on-year, continuing the trend established in the first half of the year. The Real Estate Economic Institute’s (REEI) August market trends report for the... More

How much does an apartment cost in Tokyo – August 2022 Update

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in the greater Tokyo region was ¥63,790,000 ($460,000 USD) in July. This was a year-on-year decrease of 1.8% and a decrease of 1.1% compared to June. The average sales price per square... More

Where Foreigners Want to Buy Homes Outside Tokyo – August 2022

This month on Real Estate Japan we are continuing to see a significant increase in inquiries on For Sale properties throughout Japan, from Hokkaido to Fukuoka. In this post, we share the five most popular wards and cities outside Tokyo, ranked in... More

Osaka New Apartment Market: 2022 Mid-Year Trend Report

Amidst a depressed supply situation, average sales prices of newly built condominiums in Kansai are up year-on-year, with average sales prices per square meter hitting an all-time high for the January to June period. The Real Estate Economic Institute’s (REEI)... More

What is the average yield for an investment property in Japan?

In this article we give an overview of the average yield that investors can expect for income properties in Japan. With the yen depreciating against the US dollar by about 20% since the beginning of this year, on Real Estate... More

Tokyo New Apartment Market: 2022 Mid-Year Trend Report

Homebuyers in the greater Tokyo region have been buying apartments at a brisk pace this year, pushing the average sales prices of newly built condominiums up for the first time in two years amidst strong demand and low inventory. Data... More