Webinar: How to buy a home in Japan as a foreigner


Real Estate Japan is pleased to present the online version of our popular series of seminars on buying your dream home in Japan.

The seminar will be held live online on Tuesday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (JST).

This will be a co-presentation by GPlusMedia and Real Estate Co Ltd.

We will be covering the following topics:

Presented by GPlusMedia

  • Japanese real estate market trends
  • Interest rates
  • Financing options based on visa status
  • Tax benefits and deductions
  • Buying vs renting
  • How to purchase real estate in Japan

Presented by Real Estate Co Ltd

  • Company introduction
  • Speaker introduction
  • What makes Osaka so special
  • Osaka real estate market and trends
  • Case study

This seminar is designed for foreign residents of Japan, but our partner Real Estate Co Ltd is also able to provide assistance to overseas residents who are interested in buying a home in Japan, in these areas: Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Shiga, Wakayama, Nagoya, and Tokyo.

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

Bring your questions and take notes, as we’ll be holding a Q&A session at the end!

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 Real Estate Co Ltd will contact you.

Our partner 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.

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

Osaka featured properties

We list a wide range of properties for sale through Japan, from traditional-style homes to recently built single-family houses and modern apartments. Please click here to see current listings in Osaka, specifically. To get more information on any of the listings and to arrange a room view, please contact the agent by filling out the inquiry form on the property detail page.

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.

The seminar is free, but attendance is limited to 30 participants and previous seminars have filled up quickly. Please click on the registration link below to reserve a seat.


Real Estate Co Ltd

Yuka Hoshiya

Based on her long-term experience and knowledge of Japanese real estate, Yuka is confident that she can serve clients interested in any kind of real estate asset from residential to commercial. Her mission is to make the Japanese property market more transparent and easier to invest in for global investors.

GPlusMedia Inc

Yasuhiro Kitagawa 



  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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