FAQ
Q1
Can a foreigner purchase real estate in Japan?
 
A1
Yes, foreign resident has no limitation.

 
Q2
Does a foreigner have any limitation/restriction on selling or holding properties?
 
A2
No, foreign resident does not have any limitation/restriction on selling or holding.
However when a foreign resident sells the property, he/she must follow a special procedure.

Q3
Does a foreign resident have a special tax?
 
A63
Yes, foreign resident has a special tax for selling and renting.

 


Q4
Can a foreigner apply for a loan/mortgage?
 
  
A4
Yes, if the applicant can speak Japanese or Chinese, we have Bank of China loan.
For further information, please inquire Bank of China.

Q5
What document does a foreign resident need to purchase properties?
 
A5
Photo copy of purchaser's passport and Affidavit/Declaration issued from government.

Q6
Can a purchaser see inside of properties?
 
  
A6
No, if the properties are rented out, we usually cannot see inside.