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  • October 28, 2020
  • March 25, 2021

What’s NISETAI JYUTAKU?

Do you know 二世帯住宅[NISETAI JYUTAKU]? It is an old custom in Japan, especially in the countryside, for the eldest son to take over the family home. In other words, the […]

  • September 27, 2020
  • November 22, 2020

What’s セットバック[SET BACK]?

What’s セットバック[SET BACK]? You’ll often see 要セットバック [YOU SET BACK] (ようせっとばっく)”Set back required” listed on the real estate flyers. According to the Building Code, the land on which the house […]

  • May 21, 2020
  • November 19, 2020

What’s JYUYOU JIKO SESTUMEISHO=JYUSETSU?

What’s the difference between Lease Contract and JYU YOU JIKO SESTUMEISHO=JYUSETSU? JYUYOU means important, JIKO means Issues. This could be translated as the Property Disclosure Statement of Important Issues. The […]

  • May 13, 2020
  • November 19, 2020

What’s TSUBO?

How much are these real estate per 坪 [TSUBO] (つぼ) around this area? “尺貫法” [SHAKKAN-HOU] : The traditional system of weights and measures is called shakkan-ho, from shaku, a unit […]