Investing in Japanese Residential Property: Is it right for you?

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Online version of our popular seminar series for foreigners who are interested in getting started in real estate investment in Japan. The seminar will be held live online on Saturday, May 28th from 11AM to Noon (Japan Standard Time).

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    Real Estate Japan
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    11:00 am
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  • Location:
    This seminar will be held online and virtually hosted in Tokyo
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Real Estate Japan is pleased to present the online version of our much-requested series of seminars for foreigners who are interested in learning about investing in Japanese real estate.

This seminar is designed for beginning investors, but we will also be covering topics relevant to more advanced investors, including: the trends in the Japanese real estate market, the property buying process, financing options, and property values in Japan versus overseas.

This will be a co-presentation by GPlusMedia and PLAZA HOMES.

We will be covering the following topics:

  • Presented by PLAZA HOMES
    • Real estate investment in Tokyo (residential section)
    • Why invest in Tokyo
    • Important points for choosing the best property
    • Case study
    • Tax
  • GPlusMedia
    • What to consider if you plan to buy an investment property in Japan
    • Housing loans vs investment loans in Japan
    • Which banks offer financing options to foreigners
    • How to purchase properties in Japan

Q&A session will be held at the end of the online seminar

Bring your questions and take notes, as we’ll be holding a Q&A session at the end!

Free, online consultations are available by appointment

Our partner is able to provide highly personalized consultations based on your unique situation. For a private consultation, please indicate that you would like to request an appointment on the registration form. A consultant from PLAZA HOMES will contact you.

Properties currently for sale

All the agents listing properties on Real Estate Japan are able to assist clients in English and Japanese; some of our partner agents are also able to communicate in Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

Before attending the seminar, you may want to look through properties currently available on Real Estate Japan to see if there are any of interest. If so, you can inquire directly to the agent handling the listing by filling out the inquiry form on the property detail page. Please click the links below to see current listings:

All For Sale Property Listings

Investment Property Listings

Articles on Buying Property in Japan

Real Estate Japan regularly publishes articles on buying, selling, and investing in property in Japan, covering a wide of topics from data and market reports to macroeconomic trends and featured properties from around the country.

Here are a few of our most popular articles on home buying:

Please visit the Resources section to see all of our articles.


Masanobu Kajikawa
Sales Agent

Masanobu is a Sales Agent in PLAZA HOMES’s Sales & Purchase division. His goal is to carefully handle secure transactions, from contract to post-closing follow-up. He has been working in the real estate industry for over 20 years. Initially he worked for a US real estate service company (CBRE Group) in Tokyo for 12 years. He has experience in sales brokerage, leasing, and property management of office buildings and residential properties in Japan. With experience in a wide range of property businesses, his strength is in providing advice on everything from private to corporate transactions, and from residential leasing to building investment. He is skilled in giving property advice, based on his many years of experience working with a large number of clients, from young couples to experienced investors.

GPlus Media Inc.
Yasuhiro Kitagawa

Yasuhiro is in charge of business development within GPlusMedia and integrates GPlusMedia with Gakken Group to build up synergy and new services/products across different channels.


This seminar will be held online and virtually hosted in Tokyo


Real Estate Japan


1. To register for this seminar click on the link below.

Register for this event on GoToWebinar

2. You will be taken to the registration form on GoToWebinar, our seminar platform partner site.

3. After you complete online registration, you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar.

4. Click on the link in the registration email to join the seminar on the date and time of the event.

5. If it is the first time you will be joining us on GoToWebinar, you will be asked to install the GoToWebinar software on your device. Installation takes about five minutes.

6. Please note that the number of attendees is limited to 30 people. Once the registration limit has been reached, we aren’t able to add attendees to the list. We thank you for your understanding on this.

7. The date and time shown in the confirmation email is the correct date and time for your time zone, as calculated using your computer’s IP address. There is no need to convert the time shown to your location.

8. Our working days and hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm (Japan Standard Time), excluding Japanese national holidays. Unfortunately, we aren’t able to immediately respond to inquiries received outside of these hours.

9. We aren’t able to provide a recording of the webinar. In case you’re unable to attend, please register for a following session. We usually hold webinars on the same topic at least once a month.