How to Buy a Home in Japan as a Foreigner: And How to Get the Best Financing Terms
The latest installment in our popular series on how to buy our dream home (not investment property) in Japan. Doors open at 10:45AM. The seminar will be held from 11AM to Noon.
- Real Estate Japan Inc.
- 11:00 am
- 4F Higashi-Azabu IS Bldg. 1-8-1 Higashi-Azabu Minato-ku, Tokyo
UPDATE: Registration is now closed for this seminar, as all seats have been filled. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. To see a full list of current and upcoming seminars, please visit the main Real Estate Japan Seminar page.
Real Estate Japan Inc. is pleased to present the latest installment in our popular series of seminars on buying your dream home in Japan.
In this seminar, we will cover the basics of buying a home, including:
- Real estate market trends
- Interest rates
- Financing options based on your visa status
- Government subsidies to help you with a home purchase
- Tax benefits and tax deductions
- How to negotiate the purchase price
- Q&A session
This seminar is designed for foreign residents of Japan, but our partner Inbound Technology Co. Ltd. is also able to provide assistance to overseas residents who are interested in buying a home in Japan.
Private consultations are available by appointment
For a private consultation, please indicate in the form below a few dates and times when you would be available for a meeting following the seminar.
Our partner, Inbound Technology Co. Ltd. is able to offer personalized consultation, including the following.
Property information from REINS (the Japanese version of the Multiple Listing Service) as well as additional information from local agents.
Consulting with banks to find out how much you can borrow.
Provide Income/Expenditure spreadsheets for properties you are interested in, including costs involved in finding tenants.
- Inbound Technology’s agents can help foreigners find a home in the following areas: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, and Nara
The seminar is free, but seating is limited and previous seminars have filled up quickly, so please register below.
Real Estate Japan Inc. staff will be providing English-Japanese interpretation for speakers and attendees.
The seminar will be held in the meeting rooms at Real Estate Japan Inc., which shares offices with GPlus Media Inc. We are located on the 4th floor of the IS Building in Higashi Azabu.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Lead photo: View of Kyoto, stock photo
Real Estate Japan Inc., General Manager Yasuhiro Kitagawa
Yasuhiro has been with Real Estate Japan Inc. for six years, the last four as General Manager. He studied and worked in the U.S. for over ten years before returning to Japan to work in the Japanese real estate industry. He is passionate about improving transparency and access to the Japanese real estate market for Japanese and foreigners alike. Yasuhiro is head of Real Estate Japan Inc.'s investment support services for foreigners.
Licensed Agent (宅地建物取引士), Inbound Technology Co., Ltd. Yuki Ota
I have worked in a wide range of segments in the real estate brokerage business, including the purchase and sales of new detached houses, new apartments, pre-owned apartments, and land. I believe that real estate purchases and sales in Japan will change drastically in the coming years, mainly after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. At Inbound Technology, we would like to provide support for smooth real estate purchase and sales transactions, irrespective of your nationality.
Recruiting Advisor, Inbound Technology Co., Ltd. Dai Yoshie
I work as a Recruiting Adviser for Inbound Technology. My current passions are to increase job opportunities for foreigners in Japan and to help Japanese companies improve their working environment so that Japanese and foreign nationals can work together more harmoniously. My vision is to help make a world where people can support one another regardless of their nationality. If you have any concerns or questions related to visas in Japan or any problems related to living in Japan, please don't hesitate to ask us!