Information about buying real estate in Japan, including my experience as a residential landlord in Tokyo.
Material in this section includes videos and transcripts of presentations about property in Japan.
Also see the Landed books, writing and media for more on Japan property.
Don’t buy a home in rural Japan without reading these two blogs, which offer useful insights about economics, demographics and more
Foreclosed homes in Japan can offer excellent value, if you have time and patience to research the market.
A presentation to JARECO, a Tokyo-based organization researching international property, about how foreigners see real estate in Japan
A presentation and case study about buying an apartment in Tokyo. From the 2013 Smart Property Expo in Hong Kong
Japanese addresses can be confusing even for locals. Here’s an explanation from my book Landed Japan.