Real Estate Transactions
About real estate transactions involving foreign nationals
As Japan becomes more global, each year more foreign nationals are becoming long-term residents in Japan. Several international investors have also identified Japanese real estate as an opportunity.
While there is rising interest in Japanese real estate, buying and selling real estate for foreign nationals in Japan is widely considered to be complicated. However, in reality it is not considerably different from the process for Japanese citizens.
The important difference is that when preparing the documents required for registration, various documents are required, sometimes including certain official documents issued by foreign governments, and everything must be carefully prepared in a format that will satisfy the relevant legal affairs bureau.
Since opening our Singapore office in 2012, our firm has been involved in a high volume of Japanese real estate transactions for foreign nationals from Singapore, China, Korea and several other countries.
Whether you are looking to purchase, sell, or transfer ownership of Japanese real estate, we have consultants who can provide professional assistance in English, Chinese and Korean.
We also provide professional legal translation of paperwork as well as consecutive interpreting service. Our mission is to provide the highest standard of international real estate transaction support available in Japan.
Contact us by phone or email to schedule a free consultation.
Tokyo: +81 (0)3-3234-1077
Nagoya: +81 (0)52-526-2261
Osaka: +81 (0)6-6362-3003
We will provide a fee estimate based on your needs.
Upon being contracted by the client, we will conduct a thorough investigation of the real estate and commence the registration procedures.
Apply for registration
After confirming all documents and the intentions of all involved parties on closing (settlement) day, we will promptly apply for registration.
After completing the real estate registration procedures, we promptly deliver the completed documents along with translations to the client after final confirmation of the title deed certificate and real property registration certificate.