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Glossary of Real Estate Terms

  • July 31, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-あ(A)-

Real estate Terms -あ- アパート [APARTO] (あぱーと) Rental apartment, most of them are two-story wooden structure.   雨戸 [AMADO] (あまど) Storm door, Shutter   雨樋 [AMADOI] (あまどい) Drainpipe, Gutter   […]

  • July 30, 2020
  • January 23, 2021

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-い(I)-

Real estate Terms -い- 位置指定道路=道路位置指定 [ICHI SHITEI DOURO=DOURO ICHI SHITEI] (いちしていどうろ=どうろいちしてい) The designation of the location of a 私道 [SHIDOU] (しどう) “private road” by a local government. By being designated […]

  • July 29, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-う(U)-

Real estate Terms -う- ウィークリーマンション [WEEKLY MANSION] (うぃーくりーまんしょん) Originally a regular rental apartment converted for a short-term resident, mainly businessman on a long business trip. You can sign up for […]

  • July 28, 2020
  • October 30, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-え(E)-

Real estate Terms -え- 営業マン [EIGYO MAN] (えいぎょうまん) Salesman, not only for real estate industry, this word is in common for all industries.   LPガス=プロパンガス [LP GAS=PROPANE GAS] (えるぴーがす=ぷろぱんがす) Abbreviation […]

  • July 27, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-お(O)-

Real estate Terms -お- オーナーチェンジ [OWNER CHANGE] (おーなーちぇんじ) To change the owner of building for investment with the tenant still occupied.  The purchaser doesn’t have to find a new renter.  […]

  • July 24, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-く(KU),ぐ(GU)-

Real estate Terms -く(KU),ぐ(GU)- クーリングオフ [COOLING OFF] (くーりんぐおふ) A system that allows for the withdrawal or cancellation of a contract application for a certain period of time, unconditionally. The withdrawal […]

  • July 23, 2020
  • November 20, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-け(KE),げGE)-

Real estate Terms -け(KE),げGE)- CATV [CATV] (けーぶるてれび) Cable TV.  Local cable TV companies will also provide high speed Internet access services via communication cables.   景観法 The Basic Law on […]

  • July 22, 2020
  • November 20, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-こ(KO),ご(GO)-

Real estate Terms -こ(KO),ご(GO)- コーポラティブハウス [CORPORATIVE HOUSE] (こーぽらてぃぶ はうす) The term refers to a house built by a cooperative construction method in which the prospective tenants form a cooperative in […]

  • July 21, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-さ(SA),ざ(ZA)-

Real estate Terms -さ(SA),ざ(ZA)- サービスアパートメント[SERVICE APARTMENT] (さーびすあぱーとめんと) Serviced apartments are equipped with furniture, a kitchen, and appliances such as a washing machine, refrigerator, and TV, etc., which are not usually […]

  • July 20, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-し(SI),じ(JI)-

Real estate Terms -し(SI),じ(JI)- CSアンテナ[CS ANTENNA] (しーえすあんてな) An antenna that receives broadcasts using Communication Satellite (CS). *BSアンテナ[BS ANTENNA] (びーえすあんてな): An antenna that receives broadcasts using Broadcasting Satellite (BS).   シーリング […]

  • July 18, 2020
  • November 3, 2020

Glossary of Real Estate Terms in Japan-す(SU),ず(ZU)-

Real estate Terms -す(SU),ず(ZU)- 数寄屋造り[SUKIYA ZUKURI] (すきやづくり) It is considered to be a house style with a tea ceremony room style. The word “SUKI” is derived from the word “SUKIYA,” which […]