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Apartment Guarantor Fees

Rent Guarantor Cost for an Apartment in Sapporo As part of our series on Renting an Apartment in Sapporo, we will share what you need to know about an apartment guarantor company in Sapporo. What is a Guarantor Company for Rent When you’re renting an apartment in Japan, it is common that the owner of […]

Single Family House in Sapporo

Single Family Homes in Sapporo, Japan Sapporo has a full range of housing options. Our in-house research shows that while many people live in apartments, almost 50% of renters and buyers choose single-family homes or detached homes in Sapporo. While all the places in which we live are considered housing, “a detached house” in Sapporo […]

Renting An Apartment in Sapporo

How to Rent An Apartment in Sapporo In this post we share some ideas to help you prepare to rent an apartment in Sapporo. Below we’ll review the basic process for renting, the typical costs to move-in, what documents are needed to sign a contract, and other details you may need as you search for […]

Rent an Apartment in Sapporo: Move in Fees

Costs and Fees to Move Into an Apartment in Sapporo As part of our series on renting an apartment in Sapporo, here is a breakdown on the various fees and move-in costs associated with signing a contract to rent a Sapporo apartment. In this post we’ll discuss: — Move-In Costs Include Both the Rent and […]

Hokkaido International Schools

International Schools in Hokkaido and Sapporo For some families moving to Hokkaido, sending children to an English-speaking school may be part of transitioning to life in Japan. There is basically one international school in Hokkaido, and a few other options for English-language education. In this post we will share some information on English-language K-12 schooling […]

Japanese Real Estate Acquisition Tax

Real Estate Acquisition Tax in Japan As part of our series on taxes in Japan, here we focus on Japanese real estate taxes in particular, and in this case, on the real estate acquisition tax (不動産取得税) in Japan. Japanese Real Estate Taxes As you buy real estate in Hokkaido, there will be a few taxes […]

Sapporo Tax Offices

Paying Tax in Sapporo Japan Taxes are important and can be complicated. There can be specific concerns when you’re buying real estate in Sapporo as a foreigner. When you are unsure or need help, there are resources and local tax offices in Sapporo that may help you to understand the Japanese income tax system and […]

Sapporo Furnished Apartments

Furnished Apartments in Sapporo Japan For anyone coming to Sapporo for an extended stay, finding a place to live can be an important priority. It’s a big city and there are a full range of possibilities to consider in terms of Sapporo housing options. For many people with the intent to stay for a long […]

Lawyers for Foreigners in Hokkaido

Japan Legal Support Center and Japan Federation of Bar Associations There are two national services in Japan that might help foreigners find a lawyer in Hokkaido. These are services that can help those that don’t speak Japanese find answers to legal questions in Japan. Both services offer some help in English and other languages. The […]

Find a Lawyer in Hokkaido

Find a Lawyer in Hokkaido For business and other needs, foreigners and expats commonly need the services of a lawyer in Hokkaido. In fact, for foreigners trying to buy property or to extend their stay in Japan, a local Hokkaido attorney often provide services that are an essential part of a successful plan. In this […]

Find a Real Estate Agent in Sapporo

Sapporo Real Estate Agents Sapporo is the fifth largest city in Japan, and the largest city in Hokkaido. The vast majority of the population of Hokkaido is located in Sapporo, and that is where the majority of the real estate is located as well. When you’re ready to find a real estate agent in Sapporo, […]

Buying Property in Hokkaido as a Foreigner

Buying Property in Hokkaido as a Foreigner There are many reasons why expats and foreigners want to buy property in Hokkaido. Sapporo, in particular, is a major city (5th largest in Japan), with excellent quality of life, and a reasonable cost of living. Hokkaido offers extensive opportunities to experience nature from world class skiing in […]

Find Real Estate Agents in Hokkaido

How to Find a Hokkaido Real Estate Agent As you consider buying property in Hokkaido, one of the most important steps is finding a local Hokkaido real estate agent that represents your interests and has the experience to help you make a smart purchase. This can be even more of a challenge (and even more […]

A Guide to Buying a House in Hokkaido

Steps to Buy a House in Hokkaido Buying a house is an exciting time and can be one of the biggest and most important decisions of your life. Japan is very friendly to foreign ownership of property. And while the process can be similar to what you may know from other countries, understanding the procedure […]

Sapporo Wards: Minami-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Minami-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Minami-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Minami-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Minami-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Kiyota-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Kiyota-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Kiyota-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Kiyota-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Kiyota-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Teine-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Teine-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Teine-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Teine-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Teine-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Atsubetsu-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Atsubetsu-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Atsubetsu-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Atsubetsu-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Nishi-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Nishi-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Nishi-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Nishi-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Nishi-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Toyohira-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Toyohira-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Toyohira-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Toyohira-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Toyohira-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Shiroishi-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Shiroishi-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Shiroishi-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Shiroishi-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Higashi-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Higashi-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Higashi-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Higashi-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Higashi-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Chuo-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Chuo-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Chuo-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Chuo-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Chuo-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Sapporo Wards: Kita-Ku Housing Costs

Housing Cost for Sapporo’s Kita-Ku As part of our series of posts on real estate data for Sapporo’s wards, this post will provide the average rental price and the cost to buy a house in Kita-ku, Sapporo, in the prefecture of Hokkaido, Japan. Kita-Ku Real Estate Profile Ward: Kita-ku City: Sapporo, Japan Average Cost to […]

Housing Costs in Sapporo

Average Cost of a House in Sapporo How much does it cost to buy a house in in Sapporo? That is a common question for new arrivals and for those that are getting ready to buy a home in Sapporo. Housing prices in Sapporo, or course, cover a full range from bargains to relatively expensive […]

Average Rent Prices for Sapporo

Apartment Rental Prices in Sapporo “How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Sapporo?” This is a common question. First, we can give you a range of prices to help you rent an apartment in Sapporo. As you are ready for more specific information, we can introduce you to local agents that will […]

Sapporo Wards Real Estate Data

Sapporo Wards Real Estate Data The city of Sapporo, Japan is divided into areas called “wards.” You can think of Sapporo Wards as something close to “neighborhoods.” Each ward can be further divided into specific neighborhoods, but as a general way of talking about real estate, understanding the wards will help you to buy or […]

Sapporo Wards by Population

Sapporo Wards by Population Below we present a list of the population of each ward in Sapporo Japan (2020 data). Sapporo is a large city. Whether you’re looking at Sapporo houses for sale or to rent an apartment in Sapporo, some basic data can help you to begin to understand the city and the difference […]

Sapporo Apartments for Rent

Renting Apartments in Sapporo At FindHokkaidoAgents, we use our local real estate knowledge to help you find apartments in Sapporo. We can quickly introduce you to pre-screened real estate agents from our network to help you to choose from several excellent Sapporo apartments for rent. Our service is free. It’s easy. Let’s get started. Planning […]

REINS is the MLS Service for Japan

REINS is the MLS Service for Japan Visitors to Find Hokkaido Agents come to learn more about how to buy Hokkaido property or about renting an apartment in Hokkaido. As part of that process, our visitors often ask: How can I view available properties online here in Hokkaido? Does Hokkaido have a multiple listing service […]

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