Foreign Real Estate Investors
Restrictions on the Acquisition of Real Estate by Foreigners
- In Japan, there are basically no restrictions on the acquisition of real estate (including land) by foreigners.
Real Property Registration
- In Japan, there is a system for publicizing the current status of real estate (land and buildings) and information on owners and creditors (Real Property Registration System). The ownership of real estate is determined by registration. The registration is done by a licensed judicial scrivener.
Costs Required to Acquire Real Estate
Contract Stamp duty judicial scrivener fee Delivery Registration registration and license tax real estate acquisition tax brokerage fee After Delivery property tax and city planning tax annually
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