Seminar June 25th, 2022

How to Buy a Home in Japan From Overseas (with Plaza Homes)

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When & Where

  • Host: GaijinPot / Real Estate Japan (GPlusMedia) & Plaza Home
  • Date : June 25th, Saturday 
  • Time: 11:00 am (JST)
  • Location: This seminar will be held online and virtually hosted in Tokyo
  • Admission: FREE
  • Seats: 50


GPlusMedia (GaijinPot / Real Estate Japan) & Plaza Home are pleased to present a webinar about buying a home in Japan.

In this seminar, we will discuss the following:

  • Real estate market trends
  • Interest rates
  • Financing options based on your visa status
    • Investment Loans
  • Tax benefits and tax deductions
    • Tax Returns on Rent Income
  • How to buy a property in Japan
    • Purchase Process for Non-resident
    • Property Maintenance and Management
    • Letting out on lease
  • Case study 
  • Q&A

Free, online consultations are available by appointment

For a private consultation, please indicate that you would like to request an appointment on the registration form. A consultant from PLAZA HOMES will contact you.

Our partner, PLAZA HOMES is able to offer personalized consultation, including the following:

  • Property information from REINS (the Japanese version of the Multiple Listing Service) as well as additional information from local agents.
  • Consulting with banks to find out how much you can borrow.
  • Provide Income/Expenditure spreadsheets for properties you are interested in, including costs involved in finding tenants.


Chieko Matsuzawa / Sales & Purchase Chief Agent

Chieko is a chief agent of PLAZA HOMES’s Sales & Purchase division. Her goal is to satisfy her clients by providing attentive tailored support to their needs. She has been working in the real estate industry for over 15 years. Initially, she worked for a real estate agency company in Hiroo in Tokyo for seven years mainly for leasing business. She then spent 8 years in the sales division at Plaza Homes. Her extensive experience in renting and selling properties in the middle of Tokyo is as well utilized in selecting properties with an investment perspective. She loves real estate and works with buyers and sellers in Japan and abroad on day-to-day basis with a sense of gratitude.

Yasuhiro Kitagawa / CBDO

Yasuhiro is in charge of business development within GPlusMedia and integrates GPlusMedia with Gakken Group to build up synergy and new services/products across different channels to make it global.

How to Register

  • To register for this seminar, click on the link below.
  • You will be taken to the registration form on GoToWebinar, our seminar platform partner site.
  • After you complete online registration, you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar.
  • Click on the link in the registration email to join the seminar on the date and time of the event.
  • If it is the first time you will be joining us on GoToWebinar, you will be asked to install the GoToWebinar software on your device. Installation takes about five minutes.
  • Please note that the number of attendees is limited to 50 people. Once the registration limit has been reached, we aren’t able to add attendees to the list. We thank you for your understanding on this.
  • The date and time shown in the confirmation email is the correct date and time for your time zone, as calculated using your computer’s IP address. There is no need to convert the time shown to your location.
  • Our working days and hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm (Japan Standard Time), excluding Japanese national holidays. Unfortunately, we aren’t able to immediately respond to inquiries received outside of these hours.
  • We aren’t able to provide a recording of the webinar. In case you’re unable to attend, please register for a following session. We usually hold webinars on the same topic at least once a month.