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Tokyo starts 2018 as world’s most traded real estate market
11/13/2018
www.theinvestor.jll
Tokyo overtook London as the world’s busiest real estate market in the first quarter of 2018, with mega-deals and an unusually positive economic outlook driving demand. Investment volumes in the Ja...read more
Japan's Office Rents Continue to Rise in 2018
11/12/2018
www.worldpropertyjournal.com
Reaching Record Highs in Some Japanese Cities Global commercial property consultant CBRE is reporting this week that grade A vacancy rates have fallen below one percent in Tokyo, while the cities...read more
BEFORE YOU RENT OUT YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN JAPAN, THESE ARE THE NECESSARY STEPS
11/08/2018
resources.realestate.co.jp
In this article we take a look at the necessary preparations before you can rent out your investment property. Most of these steps require a knowledge of the Japanese language, and in general, trying ...read more
JAPAN TO CONSIDER ACCEPTING FOREIGN WORKERS IN 14 INDUSTRIES UNDER NEW RESIDENCY VISA – UP FROM ORIGINAL 5
11/07/2018
resources.realestate.co.jp
The Japanese government has just approved a draft amendment to establish two new statuses of residence that would expand acceptance of foreign workers to Japan in 14 industries experiencing serious la...read more
10 Unique Things to Do in Kichijoji
11/05/2018
blog.gaijinpot.com
Kichijoji regularly tops polls as Japan’s most livable neighborhood thanks to a lucky deck of lovely nature, quirky cafes, boutique stores, and a thriving anime scene that’s behind some of the country...read more
Osaka’s First Social Apartment is Here
11/02/2018
blog.gaijinpot.com
Finding an apartment in Japan is one of the great challenges of living in this country —a true rite of passage. Aside from obvious complications like language barriers and location scouting, random an...read more
Understanding the Japanese Health Insurance System Part 2/2
11/01/2018
blog.gaijinpot.com
Visiting the doctor in Japan can be stressful, especially if you don’t have such a good grasp of the language. Never mind any mistranslated diagnoses, just getting past the check-in desk can be a stru...read more
Going Global The Right Way
10/30/2018
www.forbes.com
Private banks need to adopt the right operating models to help clients profit in a cross-border world. Whether it’s a real estate investment in Japan or a private equity deal in the United States, cas...read more
BOJ warns Japan's bank risk-taking hits near 30-year high
10/29/2018
www.dailymail.co.uk
TOKYO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Risk-taking in Japan's financial sector hit a nearly three-decade high in the April-September, a central bank gauge showed, in a sign year of ultra-easy monetary policy may b...read more
I had a Japanese virtual assistant for a week and here’s what happened
10/26/2018
blog.gaijinpot.com
Assistants — something only available to CEOs, fashion photographers, and Kardashians. Or so I thought until I was asked to trial a service called Virtual Assist Japan, an online platform that connect...read more