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Real Estate in Japan

  • Japan Nov Housing Starts Rebound More Than Forecast

    JAPAN, 2015/12/26 Japan's housing starts climbed additional-than-expected in November, next falling in the previous month, data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism showed Friday. Housing starts rose 1.7 % year-over-year in November, in contrast to a 2.5 % fall in October, which was the initial decrease in eight months. Economists had expected a 0.6 % increase for the month.
  • Japanese housing market hot on weak yen

    JAPAN, 2013/05/07 Taiwanese investors have gained interest for investing in housing in Japan in light of a weakening Japanese yen, a local broker said yesterday. Japan's housing market has been completely hot since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushed to reduce the strength of the yen, according to the Taipei-based Sinyi Realty Inc., Japan, the only local broker that has a franchise in Japan.