TOKYO APARTMENT ASKING PRICES IN JULY 201809/13/2018japanpropertycentral.comAccording to Tokyo Kantei, the average asking price of a 70 sqm (753 sq.ft) second-hand apartment across greater Tokyo was 36,340,000 Yen in July, up 0.3% from the previous month and up 2.0% from last...read more
JAPAN LAND PRICES INCREASE IN 95% OF LOCATIONS, BEATING PREVIOUS RECORD09/11/2018japanpropertycentral.comAccording to the quarterly LOOK Report published by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT), land prices in Japan’s major cities in the second quarter of 2018 have increase...read more
WHAT RESTRICTIONS ARE THERE ON FOREIGNERS BUYING A HOME IN JAPAN COMPARED TO OTHER COUNTRIES?09/07/2018resources.realestate.co.jphere are no restrictions or special taxes on non-resident foreigners wishing to buy property in Japan, compared to many countries and territories around the world that restrict the ownership of reside...read more
WHAT CAN YOU BUY FOR $145,000 AROUND JAPAN?09/03/2018resources.realestate.co.jpIn this installment of the “what can you buy for” series, we take a virtual tour around Japan, from the metropolises of Tokyo and Osaka to medium-sized cities to see what you can buy for about $145,00...read more
AVERAGE APARTMENT RENTS IN TOKYO INCREASE FOR 8TH MONTH08/31/2018japanpropertycentral.comAccording to Tokyo Kantei, the average monthly rent of a condominium in Tokyo’s 23 wards was 3,481 Yen/sqm in July, down 0.1% from the previous month but up 5.4% from last year. This is the 8th month ...read more
TOKYO NEIGHBORHOODS WHERE RESIDENTIAL LAND PRICES ARE ON THE RISE: MLIT LOOK 2018 Q208/30/2018resources.realestate.co.jpResidential land prices in bell weather central Tokyo neighborhoods have chalked up marked annual gains in the latest government land survey. This is according to Japan’s Ministry of of Land, Infrastr...read more
BUY A $165,000 APARTMENT WITHIN A 30-MINUTE RIDE OF CENTRAL TOKYO08/27/2018resources.realestate.co.jpIn this installment of the “what can you buy” series, we go shopping near (and in) central Tokyo with a relatively small budget of $165,000 (about ¥18 million).
At this price point, realistically y...read more
Are Singapore’s latest property measures too much too soon?08/24/2018www.theinvestor.jllSingapore’s new policies aimed at tempering house-price gains were the latest government effort to address a growing lack of affordability in cities worldwide.
The Singapore government earlier this...read more
TOKYO APARTMENT SALE PRICES INCREASE FOR 70TH MONTH08/21/2018japanpropertycentral.comAccording to REINS, 3,139 second-hand apartments were sold across greater Tokyo in July, down 5.4% from the previous month and down 5.0% from last year. The average sale price was 33,620,000 Yen, up 1...read more
WHAT CAN YOU BUY FOR $200,000 IN OSAKA?08/20/2018resources.realestate.co.jpIn this installment of our series on “what can you buy” in cities throughout Japan, we head to Osaka, the unofficial capital of western Japan!
The average price of a resale apartment in central Osa...read more