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Housing Japan Magazine 2019

The 2019 edition of the Housing Japan Magazine is available now. Our annual publication, it brings together a range of informative articles covering luxury property and fine-living in the heart of Tokyo. Physical copies are being sent out, and the magazine is also available at select locations around Tokyo. Read the online version, below.   […]

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Tenant Testimonials

Everybody who stays at an apartment managed by Housing Japan expects the highest-level of customer care, and to make sure we are living up to that expectation we ask guests to provide feedback from time-to-time. The below is a sample of recent reviews that people have been kind enough to share with us.     […]

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Tokyo Commercial Property Investment Loans

Housing Japan works with major domestic and international banks to make commercial property loans available to individuals looking to grow their wealth through property investment in Tokyo. Loans can be tailored to either a private individual, a locally registered Japanese company, or in some cases, an offshore registered entity. Sample terms (Individual):     Sample […]

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Commercial Property Investment Consultation

Our commercial property team is offering free, no obligation consultations to anybody seeking to learn more. Please reserve a time to come in and talk to us. Please note the everything is subject to availability. A member of staff will return your contact with us to confirm the meeting time and place.

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An update on short-term rental apartments in Tokyo

Our short-term rentals service offers benefits for both owners and renters; an owner is making their property available at maximum value, while a tenant gains accommodation in central Tokyo with everything they need for both business and extended leisure trips. We are now coming up to the winter season, where we tend to see an […]

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Looking at Luxury

Although your home is the most important purchase you will make in your life, Housing Japan understands that it is only one element of fine-living here in Tokyo. To enrich the offers we present to our clients, we have begun a program of introducing select products from renowned luxury brands. We begin with this, a […]

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Tokyo Property Alerts from Housing Japan

Sign up to Housing Japan’s free Property Alerts too be notified of new homes that match your criteria as they become available. How it works Everyday Housing Japan uploads the best homes to become available to purchase or rent in Tokyo (and in some cases in key resort locations around Japan). To sign up to […]

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Housing Japan Magazine – Spring 2018

The 2018 edition of the Housing Japan Magazine has arrived and is available to view online now. Featuring luxury property, lifestyle and more from central Tokyo. We have an exclusive interview with Dr. Andy Palmer the CEO of Aston Martin, plus we speak with David McCallum of Sports Tourism Hospitality and his work with the […]

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Investor Event in Singapore

Location: Grand Hyatt Singapore Date: March 17 & 18 (1pm – 5pm) Following on from the successful Japan Property Gallery event in January, HJ Real Estate will be hosting a special investor event at the Grand Hyatt Singapore, featuring a guest speaker from one of Japan`s biggest property developers – Tokyu Fudousan. Join our local […]

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Spring School in Hakuba: A program for your kids in the Japan Alps

Hakuba International School (HIS) Foundation is a newly formed entity with the goal of creating an International School in Hakuba. The school will be a full-time boarding school for students from all over the world with lessons taught in English and based on the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The HIS Foundation also hosts a spring […]

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Japan Property Gallery in Singapore

Location: Claymore & Draycott Rooms, The Tanglin Club Date: January 28, 2018 (1pm – 5pm) HJ Real Estate, our associated company located in Singapore, will be hosting a special Japan property gallery at The Tanglin Club on January 28th. The exhibition will include a showcase of multiple brand new property developments from Japan`s biggest property […]

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Most Popular Tokyo Real Estate Articles of 2017

The approach of the holidays provides a good opportunity to look back and take stock, before moving forward. Its been an eventful 12 months in the Japanese economy with ground breaking on a number of new projects, changes in laws and politics, as well as new economic trends, all playing a role on the state […]

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The Scramble for Shibuya

Residential pricing has high chances of seeing significant appreciation immediately around Shibuya station as well as along the commuter lines running through the hub between 2017 and 2023.     This seems a very bold statement to make, however Shibuya is one of the most important sub markets of Tokyo residential real estate and it […]

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Luxury Market Potential and Tokyo Property

In a previous post I mentioned that repeat travelers are a key sector of the Tokyo tourism market and that they are influencing investment in real estate. This is key for investors to consider because repeat travelers are a key part of the luxury market. Repeat visitors are more likely to expand beyond Tokyo, choose […]

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Tokyo Tourism Trends and Whole Building Investment

The Japan Tourism Research Co. released yesterday the latest data on 2017’s tourism numbers and the inbound numbers are clearly marching ahead at an aggressive pace. So far this year, each month has shown on average a 20% increase in inbound month to month compared to 2016. Comparing the inbound number on a yearly basis […]

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Open House – Short-Term Furnished Apartments

  Housing Japan is delighted to be able to offer a selection of luxury, furnished apartments in central Tokyo available for short term stays of one month or more.   Larger and more comfortable than regular serviced apartments (including full-size kitchens).   Superior rates and more vacancies in better locations (including Aoyama, Azabu and Roppongi). […]

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When Buying Smart, Size Does Matter

During my search, I went on property tours where I saw exclusively 3 bedroom condos. None of them did it for me. Many 3 bedroom apartments, especially in large multi-unit condos, have layouts featuring two normal proportioned rooms and then a third, ugly duckling of a bedroom. This ugly duckling can often be identified by […]

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Tokyo Property Headlines – Mid September

A number of news sources have recently pointed to more evidence that the Japanese economy – more specifically the Abenomics transformation of it – has turned a corner. Some key talking points are being raised – and for those considering buying a home or investing in the Tokyo property market – these should be of […]

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The Housing Japan Magazine, 2017

The new edition of the Housing Japan Magazine, our look at fine-living, good travel and fantastic shopping in Tokyo, is out now. The 2017 edition once again features some exceptional photography, courtesy of one of the city`s leading professionals, Alfie Goodrich. Our main features cover the latest in the Tokyo property market, as well as […]

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Should I rent or buy in Japan?

Its a familiar enough choice, one that individuals and families face up to everyday, all over the world. Is it better to rent or to buy my home? So how about when it comes to Tokyo? Just as those in London, Sydney or New York will be considering wether or not it is worth arranging […]

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The Housing Japan Magazine

Housing Japan has released the 10th edition of the annual Housing Japan magazine, a guide to fine dining, good travel and fantastic shopping in the world`s greatest city, Tokyo. This year`s edition features some exceptional photography, courtesy of one of the city`s leading professionals, Alfie Goodrich. We also take time to interview up-and-coming model Norie, […]

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Mori Building to Transform Tokyo`s Toranomon District

Toranomon Hills has been one of the stand out developments in Tokyo in recent years; its striking architecture, scale and amenities have transformed the once dire Toranomon area into a fashionable business hub. The facility, which adheres to Mori`s city-within-a-city concept includes luxury hotel, high-end office space, restaurants, boutique retail, event spaces, garden area and […]

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The Story Behind Tokyo`s Most Expensive Ever Property Sale

Bloomberg recently covered Tokyo`s most expensive ever property sale. A sale for a home that was designed, developed and marketed by Housing Japan. The property in question is Gravitas Akasaka, and the interview reveals the back story to its development and marketing, as well taking a look at the market for foreign buyers with Mitsuo […]

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Tokyo Apartments For Sale: Sun Reno Ichigaya Sadohara

Nestled in a quiet neighbourhood surrounded by history, Sun Reno is where affluence lives. Centrally located in Tokyo in the extremely classy Kagurazaka neighborhood, Sanreno Ichigaya Sadohara is a property that is not to be missed. The largest rooms are up to 250 sqm with 5 bedrooms. The apartments are all extremely spacious and luxurious. Select furniture […]

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Why Move up in Tokyo?

In our new promotion video, leasing agent Ai Tanaka looks over some points to consider when it comes comes to moving up in Tokyo.   At Housing Japan we have built a business around servicing the basic human need of matching you with a good home in which to live your life in Tokyo. Our […]

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