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How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner: Webinar

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on Tuesday, May 10th (Japan Standard Time).

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

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in the city of Osaka was ¥42,570,000 ($350,000 USD) in February 2022. This was a year-on-year increase of 12.2% and up 20.3% versus January. The average sales price per square meter... More

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

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in the greater Tokyo region was ¥74,180,000 ($604,000 USD) in February. This was a year-on-year increase of 16.3% and up 20.5% compared to January. The average sales price per square meter was... More

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Short-Term Apartments for Quarantine In Japan

Japan started easing border controls on March 1st, but returnees and foreigners coming from some countries are still required to do quarantine stays of varying periods, from three to seven days. Below we feature examples of apartments available to rent... More

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How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner: Webinar

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on Tuesday, April 5th (Japan Standard Time).

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5 affordable, spacious pet-friendly apartments you can rent in Japan now

On Real Estate Japan, we currently list over 3,300 pet-friendly apartments in Japan. In this post, we cull through the listings to recommend five great properties that meet more stringent requirements. The featured properties below are all: Pet friendly Have... More

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Average sales price of a new apartment in Japan hits all-time high – 2021 Japan Year in Review

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in Japan reached a record high of ¥51,150,000 ($443,000 USD) in 2021 (up 2.9% compared to 2020) and the fifth consecutive year of year-on-year record increases. The average price per square... More

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How to Sell or Rent Out Your Home in Japan – Whether You’re Living in Japan or Overseas

The next installment in our popular series of webinars on how to sell or rent out your property in Japan, with a focus on considerations for foreigners who currently own residential property in Japan. The webinar will be held live online from 11AM to 12:30PM on Saturday, March 12th (Japan Standard Time).

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How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner: Webinar

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The webinar will be held live online on Tuesday, March 1st from 6:30PM to 7:30PM (Japan Standard Time).

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Top 5 No key money, No deposit, No agency fee apartments to Rent in Tokyo Now

High move-in costs can make it hard to move into a better apartment or to a location you want to live. On average, move-in costs in Tokyo can add up to between five and seven months’ rent. So one of... More

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

The average sales price of a newly constructed apartment in the city of Osaka was ¥45,910,000 ($399,000 USD) in December 2021. This was a year-on-year increase of 26.7%. The average sales price per square meter was also up year-on-year to... More

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Sales prices of pre-owned apartments in greater Tokyo climb for 19 consecutive months

The average sales price of a pre-owned apartment in greater Tokyo reached ¥41,160,000 ($358,000 USD) in December, a double digit year-on-year increase of 10.1%, and the 19th consecutive month of price increases. This is according to the Real Estate Information... More

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Questions your real estate agent will ask when you’re renting an apartment in Japan

When you rent an apartment in Japan, you’ll have to have a lot of information on hand even before you step inside for your first room viewing. Here are the questions you should prepare for! Questions about yourself These are... More

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How to fill out a Japanese apartment lease application: Cheat Sheet with Translation

Use this cheat sheet to help you fill out a standard Japanese residential apartment lease application. We’ve broken the translation into five parts below, but the whole application is usually just one-page long:   Part 1: Rental Conditions 賃貸入居申込書: chintai... More

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2021 was a record breaking year for sales of pre-owned apartments and single-family homes in greater Tokyo

In 2021, there were more sales by of pre-owned apartment units and freestanding homes in the greater Tokyo area than ever recorded. The number of sales contracts for pre-owned apartments in the Tokyo metropolitan area increased 11.1% year-on-year to 39,812,... More

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Average apartment price in Tokyo area hits record high in 2021, exceeding bubble era

The average unit price of a newly constructed condominium sold in the greater Tokyo region hit a record high of ¥62,600,000 ($550,000 USD) in 2021, up 2.9% year-on-year, and outstripping the previous high reached in 1990 during the asset bubble... More

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How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner: Webinar

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on Tuesday, February 1st (Japan Standard Time).

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Listing Prices of Pre-Owned Apartments in Greater Tokyo Climb for 7 Consecutive Months

Sellers of pre-owned apartments in greater Tokyo continued to drive up listing prices in November for seven consecutive months of month-on-month increases. The asking price for an apartment listed for sale in the greater capital region hit ¥44,190,000 ($384,000 USD)... More

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Kansai Apartment Market Forecast: Trends to Watch for in 2022

The Real Estate Economic Research Institute (REERI) has released its 2022 forecast for supply and price trends in the new condominium market for the Kansai region, which consists of the prefectures of Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo and Shiga. Below are... More

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Tokyo Apartment Market Forecast: Trends to Watch for in 2022

The Real Estate Economic Research Institute (REERI) has released its 2022 forecast for supply and price trends for the new condominium market for the greater Tokyo area, which includes Tokyo and the prefectures of Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama. Below are... More