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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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Financing Options are Increasing for Foreigners

Real estate financing options, foreign and Japanese alike, have been getting better and better as the year progresses. And it’s a trend that looks to continue at least until the Olympics. In January of this year, the Bank of Japan shocked economists worldwide by announcing a tiered negative interest rate policy compelling every bank operating […]

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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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What 2016 means for Tokyo Real Estate

2015 was a monumental year not only for real estate but for Japan overall.  To the vast relief of this author, most of the predictions made at the beginning of 2015 have turned into reality. Looking forward into the unknown that 2016 will bring, we can see some evidence that the grand experiment called Abenomics […]

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Tokyo Property Alerts

Want to keep up on the latest listings in the central Tokyo Market?  Search no more as Housing Japan is proud to announce the release of Saved Searches! What are Saved Searches? These are email alerts that arrive at your inbox everyday at 8am highlighting the properties that were uploaded and updated the day before […]

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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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The High Life in Takanawa

Built in 2004, City Tower Takanawa is a 35 storey building that towers over the Takanawa area, acting as the landmark building for this exclusive part of town. Co – developed by Shimizu Kensetsu and Sumitomo Real Estate, City Tower Takanawa has been built with a European flair in the entrance, lobby and garden surrounding […]

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Migration into Tokyo’s 23 wards up 4 percent

Existing Tokyo residents moving closer into the city core, offsetting the outflow of children and the elderly Migration into the core of central Tokyo is underway even amongst existing metropolitan residents, the results of a recent a Japanese government report on 2014 demographic shifts have announced. The report, compiled by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and […]

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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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Inflation Returns to Japan

Two pieces of good news from the Japanese economy this week that take effect on the property market. First, The NYTimes on the overall state of the economy. Secondly, The Wall Street Journal on the return of inflation. So, Japan has once again left recession. Perhaps not big news as the last ten years have seen a […]

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Case Kamiyama – The Future of the City House

Price: 108,000,000 – 220,000,000 Yen 2 – 3 Bedrooms (depending on unit) 1 Living / Dining Area Garden Floorplans and Further Details (2 Bedroom) and (3 Bedroom) This property has been designed by world-famous architects SANAA, known for their work in creating the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Christian Dior Building in […]

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Toranomon Hills Residence

Inquire For Pricing 2 Bedrooms 1 Living / Dining Area Walk-in Bathroom A very rare opportunity. A 2 bedroom condo unit at Toranomon Hills has become available to clients of Housing Japan, providing an incredible chance to make your own home in what is considered to be Tokyo’s most prestigious property development of recent years. […]

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Akasaka Tower Residence

Price: Negotiable (Must close by March) 1 Bedrooms 1 Living / Dining Area Stunning Views, High-Ceiling, Premium Floor Property Floorplan and Further Details   Akasaka Tower Residence Top of the Hill by Mori Building is a luxury high-rise apartment in Akasaka that was completed just a few years ago. It sits in a refined area, one that […]

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