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Webinar: How to buy a house in Japan -- paying in cash; buying an 'akiya'

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The next installment in Real Estate Japan's popular series of webinars will cover the advantages and considerations for purchasing a home in all cash.

The seminar will be held online on Saturday Oct 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (JST). Participation is free.

We will be discussing the basics of buying a home, including:

  • Real estate market trends
  • Interest rates
  • Financing options based on your visa status
  • Government subsidies to help you with a home purchase
  • Tax benefits and tax deductions
  • How to negotiate the purchase price
  • Other topics include:
  • Issues to consider when buying an akiya (vacant home) in Japan
  • How COVID-19 is affecting the Japanese real estate market

We will also be covering the advantages and considerations for purchasing a home in all cash.

This seminar is designed for foreign residents of Japan, but our partner LINC Inc is also able to provide assistance to overseas residents who are interested in buying a home in Japan.

Q&A session will be held at the end of the online seminar

Make sure to take notes of questions you have during the seminar, as we will hold a Q&A session at the end. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about the home buying process and get first-hand expert advice!

Free, online consultations are available by appointment

For a private consultation, please indicate that you would like to request an appointment on the registration form. A consultant from LINC Inc. will contact you.

Our partner, LINC is able to offer personalized consultation, including the following.

  • Property information from REINS (the Japanese version of the Multiple Listing Service) as well as additional information from local agents.
  • Consulting with banks to find out how much you can borrow.
  • Provide Income/Expenditure spreadsheets for properties you are interested in, including costs involved in finding tenants.

Please note that LINC is only able to offer private consultations for buyers looking for a home in the city of Tokyo. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Properties currently for sale

All the agents listing properties on Real Estate Japan are able to assist clients in English and Japanese; some of our partner agents are also able to communicate in Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

Before attending the seminar, you may want to look through properties currently available on Real Estate Japan to see if there are any of interest. If so, you can inquire directly to the agent handling the listing by filling out the inquiry form on the property detail page. Please click the links below to see current listings:

All For Sale Property Listings

Investment Property Listings

Articles on Buying Property in Japan

Real Estate Japan regularly publishes articles on buying, selling, and investing in property in Japan, covering a wide of topics from data and market reports to macroeconomic trends and featured properties from around the country.

Here are a few of our most popular articles on home buying:

Please visit the Resources section to see all of our articles.

Speakers

GPlus Media Inc

Yasuhiro Kitagawa 

Yasuhiro has been with Real Estate Japan for six years. He studied and worked in the U.S. for over ten years before returning to Japan to work in the Japanese real estate industry. He is passionate about improving transparency and access to the Japanese real estate market for Japanese and foreigners alike. Yasuhiro is head of Real Estate Japan's investment support services for foreigners.

LINC Inc

Shinichi Kawamura 

Chief Executive Officer

After years of managerial experience at one of the world's leading homebuilders in Japan, he received an MBA while working overseas. He specializes in providing consultation services in the real estate industry by partnering with professionals such lawyers, accountants, architects, and designers, etc. to find optimal solutions for clients.

Webinar details

Host: Real Estate Japan

Date: Oct 16, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: This seminar will be held online and virtually hosted in Tokyo

Participation: Free

Seats: 30

Register

  1. To register for this seminar click on the link below.

Register for this event on GoToWebinar

  1. You will be taken to the registration form on GoToWebinar, our seminar platform partner site.
  2. After you complete online registration, you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar.
  3. Click on the link in the registration email to join the seminar on the date and time of the event.
  4. If it is the first time you will be joining us on GoToWebinar, you will be asked to install the GoToWebinar software on your device. Installation takes about five minutes.
  5. Please note that the number of attendees is limited to 30 people. Once the registration limit has been reached, we aren’t able to add attendees to the list. We thank you for your understanding on this.

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Buying Japanese property?

Better not leave the selling of that ‘real estate’ too late otherwise the Japanese tax office will take a large part of it away from you-beware!

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