Monthly Archives: July, 2016

What is a Shihoshoshi Lawyer?

These are the national qualified professional, able to deal with company registration and real estate registration. Registration of company involves many laws, such as the Companies Act, and real estate registration also involves many laws, such as the Civil Code. The Shihoshoshi Lawyer is the national qualified lawyer specializing in those laws. A Shihoshoshi Lawyer …

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How can I register my ownership of the property (Transfer of Ownership Registration) after conveyance?

You can register your ownership by submitting application forms to the Legal Affairs Bureau. Examination at the Legal Affairs Bureau will take one or two weeks after submission. After the procedures of the registration are completed, you can obtain the certificate of your ownership. Anyone can take the certificate by paying a ¥600 fee. You …

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How can I check and confirm rights relating to a particular land or building?

You can investigate property details by obtaining the certificate of registration for the property at the Legal Affairs Bureau. The certificate can be issued quickly, about 10-20 minutes after submission of the application form, and the fee is ¥600. The certificate is issued only in Japanese, unfortunately not in English. The certificate of the registration …

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Is there a time limit on owning a property after purchase?

No. You can own a property permanently until you convey the property to someone else. You can have a right of the ownership of Japanese property. There is no time limit to keeping ownership of the property. You can also rent an office and a land. However, there is a time limit to the lease …

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Can a non-Japanese person or non-Japanese entity buy a property in Japan?

Yes. When buying a property in Japan, there is no limitation about nationality. For more information Shihoshoshi Lawyer Akiko HORI How to Buy a property in Japan

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