- Can a non-resident obtain loans in Japan to buy a property?
In general, Japanese banks do not offer loans for non-residents. However, some banks may offer financing on certain conditions. Please contact our sales representative for details.
- Can a non-resident open a bank account in Japan?
In general, non-residents cannot open accounts in Japanese banks. However, you may be able to open an account under certain circumstances. Please contact our sales representative for details.
- Can a buyer obtain a visa for buying property in Japan?
The Japanese government does not offer such visas under the current system.
Please refer to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
- Can I set up a company in Japan and buy a property under the company name?
Yes, you can buy property under your company name.
- Do you have any projects that are not on the website?
Yes. The website only displays a part of the property information we hold. Please contact our sales representative for more listings.
- What should I be careful of when renting a house in Japan?
There are two types leasing agreements in Japan: an ordinary lease and a fixed-term lease. Ordinary leases usually have terms of two years and are automatically renewable. On the other hand, fixed-term leases are for a limited term without automatic renewals. The right of the tenant is protected by law and is stronger than owner’s right. Additionally, owners cannot force tenants to vacate the property without their consent during the rental period.
- What earthquake resistance measures are applied to buildings in Japan?
Buildings in Japan are constructed pursuant to the Earthquake Resistance Standards. Also, there are many earthquakes in Japan so earthquake resistance measures are applied to buildings.
High-rise tower condominiums use advanced technologies such as base isolation structure and seismic response controlled structure.