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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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High Yield Vs. High Liquidity

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Is it possible to make a high yield real estate investment in Japan that is also highly liquid? The answer is probably, "no". Understanding the relationship between yield and liquidity will equip you with the knowledge needed to make intelligent acquisitions that fit in with your own income objectives, and ensure your long-term investing success. [...]

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Why You Should Be Excited About Passive Equity

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One of the fundamental differences between buying a home, and investing in real estate, is who pays the mortgage. In Japan because interest rates are low, the differential between a residential mortgage and an investment mortgage may only be 1%. Given that the residential mortgage is invariably the cheaper of the two, you could be [...]

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How To Get An Investment Mortgage In Japan

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You may have heard that it can be difficult for foreign residents of Japan to navigate the financial services industry here. From being denied credit cards, to not being able to sign up for life insurance, to banking; we have all heard stories about people being told that their signatures do not look -enough- like [...]

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Why The Japanese Real Estate Market Is ‘Different’

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You have either invested in real estate already, or you know somebody that has. Unless those investments were made in the Japanese real estate market, then forget everything that you think you know- it'll make things a lot easier to digest and you'll get up to speed quicker. The Japanese real estate market is a [...]

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