What do I need to know when buying property in Japan?
When we asked expats what advice they would give a foreigner before buying a property in Japan, they said...
"When buying property in Japan, it is important to understand the legal process and the associated costs. It is also important to research the local area and the property itself, including any potential risks or liabilities. It is also important to be aware of the tax implications of buying property in Japan, as well as any restrictions on foreign ownership. It is also important to be aware of the different types of property available, such as residential, commercial, and industrial. Finally, it is important to work with a qualified real estate agent or lawyer to ensure that the purchase process is completed correctly," explained one expat living in Japan.
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- What is life like in Japan?
- What do expats in Japan appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Japan?
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- What are the schools in Japan like?
- What are healthcare services like in Japan?
- What are medical services in Japan like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Japan?
- What are emergency services like in Japan?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Japan?
- How are local medical facilities in Japan?
- As a foreigner living in Japan, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
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What do I need to know when buying property in Japan?If you live in Japan, newcomers to Japan would love to hear your answer to this question: