Short-Term Rental Management

For Tokyo Home Owners

Why Short-term leasing out can be trouble-free.

Monthly Furnished Apartment from Housing Japan is a way to lease out your property on the short-term market that earns more than regular rentals. It involves renting out for min. 1-month contracts, avoiding homeowner`s association issues. It is designed to be a hands-free, all-in-one service to earn bigger returns from your property in Tokyo. And Housing Japan handles all aspects of the process.

Tokyo is one of the world`s most profitable markets when it comes to short-term leasing out of your property, with significant potential to realize higher returns on a monthly basis – as well as create greater value in your asset. Using services like AirBnB exclusively however can be problematic due to homeowners associations and neighborhood committees. Technically, this type of leasing remains illegal, which also leaves you vulnerable to being shut-down.

Housing Japan Monthly Furnished Apartment PM allows a way for you to lease out your property, whatever its size, at higher rates than long-term contracts, to both Japanese and overseas travellers.

How it works

Housing Japan will manage the following for you:

  • Marketing to tenants across major online travel services such as AirBnB

  • Soliciting of tenants via various sources including AirBnB

  • Meeting and contracting with tenants, processing payments

  • Explanation of the ground rules for your property

  • Cleaning between tenants

  • Overseeing Maintenance and repairs of the property and the contents

Why you will love it

Extra Income

Monthly Furnished Apartments targets the large number of business and leisure travelers who come from both Japan and overseas, but do not wish to, or can not reserve in time, a service apartment. The nature of these travelers allows you to set a higher monthly fee than you would if charing a regular residential tenant.


Housing Japan will handle all aspects of the management, including furnishing (if required), meeting and greeting guests, sorting out any issues, processing payments and advertising your property in multiple languages, to relevant travelers.


The added flexibility means that you can grow the value of your asset and income while at the same time, have the ability to quickly adjust the usage of your property should you require.


Size of the Market

Total Tourists for 2015: 19,737,400.
(Source – JTB Tourism Research & Consultancy)

Total Tourists who stayed 28 Days to 1 year: 848,708
(4.3% of total tourists)
Source – Ministry of Infrastructure, Land and Tourism

Total of this with Haneda or Narita as ports of entry: 339,483
(roughly 40% of 4.3%)
Source – Ministry of Infrastructure, Land and Tourism

This is before we consider the continued rise in tourist numbers, and further developments targeting inbound visitors such as the recent approval of Casino construction and the growing student and business visitors.

Fee Structure

Housing Japan will charge a flat rate of 20% of the total monthly revenue – only when a booking is confirmed and pre-paid. This removes any monthly burden from your side, and incentivizes us to ensure that your occupancy rate and income remains high.

More information & Free Consultation

To find out more, contact Housing Japan.

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