‘No foreign tenants’ — and not much you can do about it

and also approached some real estate brokers to find out why Japanese property owners so often refuse to rent to foreign residents. Are their decisions based on racial prejudice or could there be any valid reasons to justify landlords’ aversion to ... ( read original story ...)

New law to guarantee the guarantor pays

According to a 2016 nationwide survey by the Japan Rental Property Management Association, 6.9 percent of tenants had been late with their payments at least once during the year, but only 2.7 percent had not paid rent a month after it was due, thus ... ( read original story ...)

BRIEF-Ashimori Industry to sell building property

June 29 (Reuters) - Ashimori Industry Co Ltd: * Says it will sell headquarters building located in Osaka, Japan, on Sep. 26 Source text in Japanese: https://goo.gl/4q8ymC Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline News) ( read original story ...)

Unclaimed land in Japan equivalent to size of Kyushu

TOKYO -- Land equivalent to the size of Kyushu, Japan's third-largest island, is currently unclaimed, an expert study group said in a report, after reviewing several government surveys on property registrations across the nation. In the report, released on ... ( read original story ...)