• Buying Akiya

    April 24, 2024—Many foreigners are interested in buying akiya (abandoned homes). Who can resist an inexpensive home in the beautiful Japanese countryside? If you’re thinking of buying akiya, here are a few facts to consider. Savvy competitors Japanese property investors have money, expertise and local knowledge. Japanese investors have also been shunning akiya for decades—which…

  • Understanding rural Japan

    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

    Foreclosed homes in Japan can offer excellent value, if you have time and patience to research the market.