Japan Real Estate

Japan Real Estate

All You Need to Know about Real Estate Property in Japan

22. July 2019 73 - How to Get an Investor's Residency Visa?

73 - How to Get an Investor's Residency Visa?

Conversation with Mr Hiroshi Shimizu, an immigration lawyer, who breaks down the types, criteria and options available to real-estate property investors, who want to utilise their property business for the purposes of obtaining a Japanese residency visa.

72 - Planning for Retirement in Japan

A conversation with Ben Shearon, founder and main contributor for the super-popular blog "Retire Japan" - the main English language source for all things related to personal financial management for those among us living in Japan, or anywhere else in the world - everything you always wanted to know about retirement, dreams and how to achieve financial freedom.

71 - Tenant Horror Stories

Yes, bad tenants exist everywhere, Japan included - and sometimes bad things just happen. In this episode we talk worst cases, their effects on investment portfolios, and how to handle them if and when they do occur.

70 - Japanese Market Penetration

How to import or export products and services to or from Japan? What common setbacks do companies and individuals face when they first try to penetrate the Japanese market, and what kind of traps do the Japanese face when trying to export overseas? We find out in this interview with founder and principal of "Asian Market Makers", Ms Kirsty Wilkinson

68 - Rental Income Hacking with "Monthly Mansion"

With standard long term leases in central big city locations lower on yields, and with Airbnb and other short term leases becoming more and more difficult to navigate as a landlord in Japan, mid-term leases - or "monthly mansion" renting, as it's known here - hit the perfect sweet spot between high income and hassle-free management.

66 - "The Best Of" - 2018/19 Top Episodes Compilation

This PodCast's episodes have now been downloaded or streamed more than 10,000 times - which is a great landmark for us, and an excellent excuse to put together this compilation of YOUR favourite episodes by download numbers. Enjoy!

65 - Q&A: What to do with $50-100K?

We take a question from a US based listener, who wants to know how to best utilise his savings and invest them in Japan real estate property?

64 - Business Call with New Client

This episode is a recording of a 45 minute call with a new client from Canada, a first time investor in Japan's real-estate property market. We discuss affordability, compare long term leases with monthly rentals and short term ("minpaku") leasing, yields and returns, market fundamentals, running expenses, and much, much more.