Tag Archive for Real estate investment

Good Looking New listing in Kawasaki city: Apartment with 14 units, 30 mins from Shinjuku

We have got a new listing from Kawasaki city.

I have been there for viewing and photos and video clips.

It has the fantastic financing by the first class Japanese bank (subject to visa and financial background) and foreign national could be eligible for the financing by a Japanese bank .

(Inside the room)

Kawasaki (川崎市 Kawasaki-shi) is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Testimonials by Malinda and Lee from USA  (お客様の声,米国)

Here is the latest testimonials by American investors.

Malinda and Lee are running a manufacturing company in LA, USA
which produces the content related products.
They are looking for a property (to buy) to start the new business venture in Tokyo.

They are looking for a property in Tokyo with some work space for their manufacturing and also 

usual home rooms/facility to live while they stay in Tokyo on the trip.

We took them to a property in Adachi ward, Tokyo which is northern part of Tokyo.

Where is Adachi ward ?

Let’s find out what they think of the property.

We wish them a good luck.

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Encountering the marked down properties ? : Market update January-March 2019 Investment properties

Let’s face it.

Kenbiya  (One of Japan’s major internet web sites on the real estate property for the investment) recently announced the latest market update

for the first quarter of 2019. I am quickly sharing the summary of the report today.

Price:  The average asking price 

Yield :Gross yield. It is calculated as a percentage based on the property’s market value divided by the income generated by the property

          (before finance cost/management cost/tax)

Overall Japan

Condominiums (one unit)

January-March 2019

Yield 7.36% (-0.45 points compared to the previous quarter)

Ave Price 15.51 million yen (+ 10.79 point )

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Just arrived : Smart-looking apartment building in Yokohama 100% finance !

(China town in Yokohama)

New offer !

Introducing an unlisted property in Yokohama today.

It is a very good opportunity for someone looking for a small size investment in Yokohama.

The yield is attractive and it comes with the full financing.

2-storey residential apartment building.

Location : Konan-ku,  Yokohama city, Kanagawa prefecture
10 mins walk to the nearest station(Keikyu line)
Gross yield (gross return on investment) before the cost : 8.65 % basis 100% occupied
and currently 100% occupied

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Want to get Japan’s green card by the real estate investment ? (YouTube)

(cherry blossom in Tokyo)

Remarkable new visa system effective from April 1, 2019.

My latest YouTube video clip.

Japan real estate investment for foreign investors.

‘Japan’s green card by the real estate investment ?’

Japanese government dramatically relaxed the green card system for the high skilled foreign professionals

as well as the visa for blue-collar workers

The government expects to grant specified skills visas to around 340,000 blue-collar

workers over the next five years.

 

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Can you get a loan for akiya investment ?

My latest YouTube video clip.

Japan real estate investment for foreign investors.

‘Can you get a loan for akiya investment ?’

Toshihiko Yamamoto
Real estate investing consultant and author.
Founder of Yamamoto Property Advisory in Tokyo.
International property Investment consultant and licensed
real estate broker (Japan).
He serves the foreign companies and individuals to buy and sell
the real estates in Japan as well as own homes.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from
Osaka Prefecture University in Japan
and an MBA from Bond University in Australia

Toshihiko’s book, “The Savvy Foreign Investor’s Guide to Japanese Properties: How to Expertly Buy, Manage and Sell Real Estate in Japan”

is now out on Amazon, iBooks (iTunes, Apple) and Google Play.
About the book 
Amazon.com Link

Long-lasting growth ? Market update : Japan land price 2019 -first time rise in 27 years-

(Niseko ski resort, Hokkaido)

Long-lasting growth ?

The Japanese government recently issued a report on the average land price in Japan.

It is announced every year and surveys 26,000 spots all over Japan.

Today I am sharing some key findings and forecast for the future.

Summary

Overall, the national average price for commercial land increased 2.8 percent and that of residential land edged up 0.6 percent.

The average price of all types of land in Japan’s regional areas (namely local areas) rose for the first time since 1992 last year

due to the influx of foreign tourists.

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Want to enjoy onsen 24/7 ? : Here is what you should do

(Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashinoko, Hakone)

When was the last time you stretch your legs in your onsen tub ?

I recently visited Hakone for my client who resides in USA.

He asked me to search a villa in Hakone with onsen (hot springs)

Just a short trip from Tokyo, Hakone has great hot springs at the foot of Mount Fuji.

If you travel on the Odakyu Limited Express Romancecar(which I normally take),

Hakone is inly about 90 minutes from Shinjuku station.

For more than 400 years, Hakone has flourished as a favorite onsen destination.
In Hakone, there are many onsen hotels and locations with magnificent views of Mount Fuji.

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YouTube clip : Capital gain tax in Japan

When you buy a property and sell it in profit in the future, you are liable to

the capital gain tax of the Japanese government whether you are in

Japan or overseas country.

How does it work ?

How much is tax ?

Please find out more details in my video below.

Toshihiko Yamamoto
Real estate investing consultant and author.
Founder of Yamamoto Property Advisory in Tokyo.
International property Investment consultant and licensed
real estate broker (Japan).
He serves the foreign companies and individuals to buy and sell
the real estates in Japan as well as own homes.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from
Osaka Prefecture University in Japan
and an MBA from Bond University in Australia

Toshihiko’s book, “The Savvy Foreign Investor’s Guide to Japanese Properties: How to Expertly Buy, Manage and Sell Real Estate in Japan”is now out on Amazon, iBooks (iTunes, Apple) and Google Play.
About the book 
Amazon.com Link

 

 

The number of foreign tourists is sky-rocketing in Japan: Is it good timing to invest in the hotel segment ?


If you are seriously interested in the real estate investment in Japan, the hotel segment is growth potential.
The number of foreign tourists to Japan is set to rise for the seventh straight year and hit a record level of
more than 30 million in 2018.

(Chart : Number of foreign tourists, unit: 10 thousand)

The government is targeting 40 million foreign visitors by 2020, when Tokyo will host the Olympics.

Japan accepted an all-time high of 28.69 million foreign visitors in 2017, up 19.3 percent from the previous year

and the number of visitors are still on rise.

The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in February 2019 rose 3.8 percent from a year earlier to a record 2,604,300,

but the growth in Chinese tourists slowed.

By country and region, the highest number of visitors came from China at 723,600, up 1.0 percent from a year earlier,

according to the Japan Tourism Agency.

However, the pace of growth slowed from 19.3 percent in January with a declining number of cruise ships making stops in Japan.

South Korea was second at 715,800, up 1.1 percent, followed by Taiwan at 399,800, down 0.3 percent, and Hong Kong at 179,300, up 0.5 percent.

The number of visitors from Southeast Asia jumped in February, with Vietnam marking a 68.6 percent leap to 39,400,

Thailand up 31.4 percent to 107,800, and the Philippines up 28.0 percent to 35,200, according to the agency.

On a yearly basis, the number of foreign tourists visiting Japan surpassed 30 million in 2018.
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