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What’s 賃貸[CHINTAI]? – What is the difference between MANSION and APARTO?

Types of leasehold estate in Japan.

 

Feature Lease Contract / Period of the lease contract
Either 普通借家契約 [FUTSU SHAKKA KEIYAKU]:  A regular lease contract or 定期借家契約 [TEIKI SHAKKA KEIYAKU]: Fixed-term lease contract
賃貸マンション[CHINTAI MANSHON] Rental apartment, relatively larger than アパート[APARTO], it should be reinforced concrete structure with an elevator. It’s not the same meaning of mansion in English. 普通借家契約 [FUTSU SHAKKA KEIYAKU]:  A regular lease contract
( Normally 2 years )
定期借家契約 [TEIKI SHAKKA KEIYAKU]: Fixed-term lease contract
( In most cases1 year ~ 2 years. Very few of them in existence. )
賃貸アパート[CHINTAI APARTO]=ハイツ [HGHITS] Most of them are two-story wooden structures. Cheaper than MANSION. 普通借家契約 [FUTSU SHAKKA KEIYAKU]:  A regular lease contract
( Normally 2 years )
定期借家契約 [TEIKI SHAKKA KEIYAKU]: Fixed-term lease contract
( In most cases1 year ~ 2 years. Very few of them in existence. )
分譲賃[BUNJO CHIN] Some owners purchase a condominium for investment objective rent it out. It is called 分譲賃[BUNJO CHIN]. Otherwise, those who purchase a condominium to live in by themselves rent it out because they have to move into another place due to a job transfer. 普通借家契約 [FUTSU SHAKKA KEIYAKU]:  A regular lease contract
( Normally 2 years )
定期借家契約 [TEIKI SHAKKA KEIYAKU]: Fixed-term lease contract
( In most cases1 year ~ 2 years. Very few of them in existence. )
戸建て賃貸 [KODTE CHINTAI] To rent a single-house. In case that the owner is renting it out temporarily, the lease contract should be Fixed-term lease contract. You may be able to have a pet. 普通借家契約 [FUTSU SHAKKA KEIYAKU]:  A regular lease contract
( Normally 2 years )
定期借家契約 [TEIKI SHAKKA KEIYAKU]: Fixed-term lease contract
(The number of years varies depending on the conditions. Very few of them in existence.)

*The differences in between a regular lease contract and fixed-term lease contract

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