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Apartment Vs. Whole Building Investments

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For a beginner investor without much money, buying a single apartment and renting it out might be the only choice. A wealthier investor has more options. He or she can either buy a single apartment, renting it out (or multiple single apartments, renting them out), OR he can buy a whole building comprised of multiple [...]

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Guide To Management and Repair Fees

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Owning a house can be different from owning an apartment because apartments always have common areas. Common areas often include hallways, stairs, a laundry area, a front entrance, gardens, parking, etc. These common areas belong to all the unit owners collectively. Managing these common areas is the responsibility of the whole community, not just any [...]

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Hacks To Maximise Your Property Listings

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You might think: “To make and maximise a property listing isn’t my job. It’s my real estate agent’s job”. In Japan, recruitment of tenants is the job of real estate agents, property managers, etc., after all. They are responsible for creating the listings that go on popular websites such as “at home”, “Suumo,” and “LIFULL [...]

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Can You Jointly Own Japanese Real Estate?

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Japan has always fascinated James. In his bedroom, he has a giant reproduction of Hokusai’s “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa” on his wall. He spends his free time reading about the great daimyō (feudal lords) and samurai of the Japanese feudal era. On weekends, he practices kendō (traditional Japanese swordsmanship). One day, while procrastinating prior [...]

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