Frequently Asked Questions About
Buying And Selling Japanese Properties
Japan currently does not prohibit foreigners from buying Japanese real estate, and the taxation is no different from that of Japanese people. Since the reform of the law in April 1998, restrictions on non-Japanese nationals from buying properties in Japan have been removed.
Japanese property purchases adopt the registration principle. Foreigners can own real estate after property rights registration in Japan, and real estate and land in Japan will permanently become the buyer’s name and can be bought, sold and inherited. Most Japanese land is freehold.
Hong Kong contract : For Hong Kong investors, you can entrust a judicial scrivener to do it for you. Important matters description, sales contract, registration procedures, etc., so that you can buy Japanese real estate in Hong Kong without cumbersome procedures. Please refer to the following link for the process ” House Purchase Process “