Lease Management

Let us advertise and manage your property so you can sit back and relax.

Hachise has mediated and advertised more than 100 Kyo-Machiya rentals to date, and are currently managing of around 40 rental properties ranging from Kyo-Machiya townhouses to modern condos.

With our extensive experience with Kyo-Machiya, and the skills we have acquired along the way, we are confident in providing management services of the highest caliber, so that our clients can sit back and relax without any concerns.

You are thinking of renting your house
Free Consultation
For efficient operation of your property, our professional staff will provide consultation regarding rental conditions, rent amount etc., free of charge.
Make an agent contract with us
Advertisement on website
To recruit and attract tenants effectively, we will design and create individual webpages for your property, and list them on our website. We are well-known as a Kyo-Machiya specialist, and our Japanese website records around 350,000 page views per month. Many of our viewers are not just seeking for properties, but they have become avid followers of our website which is constantly updated and renewed with changes and/or information regarding our properties.
Contract with tenant
We will introduce and show your properties to prospective tenants. We also evaluate tenants, help you prepare contract documents, as well as explain important issues to tenants in advance, before the contract conclusion.
Conclude rental contract with tenant
Rent Collection
We will collect rent on your behalf from tenants monthly, and wire/transfer the proceeds to your bank account after deduction of our fees. In our management service, all of the tenants are required to make a guarantee contract with Nihon Safety (external link) or 4c's (external link).
Emergency Response
In case of emergency or troubles affecting your property or tenants, we respond to calls and take appropriate initial actions. If the need for construction requiring special skills and/or licenses arise, (related to plumbing, gas, electricity, etc.) we will introduce you to service providers. This service is available from 9:00AM to 6:00PM, Monday through Saturday, with the exception of our company holidays.
End of rental
Vacating Procedure
We will communicate and discuss with tenants on your behalf, upon vacating, regarding restoring the property to its original state, money settlement, etc. After the tenants have vacated, we will then visit your property to confirm the state and situation.

General Conditions

  • This service includes rental agency and management, such as rent collection, wire transfers, emergency response, and advertisements on our website.
  • For residential use only. Tenants should be individuals. (For owners living outside of Japan, we do not provide commercial property management.)
  • Rental term is 1 year or longer.
  • It is recommended for the owner to have a bank account in Japan as the monthly management fee will be lower.
  • Wire transfer is available for oversea bank accounts as well, however the fee needs to be paid by the owner. The owner can decide to recieve the wire transfer every 6 or 12 month.
  • You can choose one of the following two types of rental contracts:
    <Normal rental contract>
    Owner cannot refuse contract renewal without justifiable reason. Both parties may request rent change at any time, but the request is not always accepted.
    <Fixed-term rental contract>
    Contract is not renewed at the end of the term. Another contract may be made and concluded upon agreement of both parties. Procedures for altering the rent is stipulated in the contract.

Fees

  • Agent commission:

    1 month rent + Consumption tax
  • Management fee [ Updated on Nov 27th, 2018 ]:

    6,700~10,000 JPY / month (tax included)

NOTE:

    ・Exact management fee will depend on whether you have a Japanese bank account or not, and if you require English service from Hachise or not.

    ・Management fee will be deducted from the collected rent, and the balance will be wired/transferred to your Japanese bank account every month. (Every 6 or 12 month for owner using oversea bank accounts)

Actual expenses

  • Utility costs, communication charges, and supply/material costs necessary for providing management services.
  • Charges for repair done by service providers other than Hachise. (Basic charge and dispatch expenses are not charged for repairs and maintenance done by Hachise.)

NOTE:

    ・Actual expenses incurred will be deducted from the collected rent together with the management fee.

Whyis weekly rental not available?

Under Japanese law, weekly or daily renting of a property is deemed to be a hotel business rather than residential house renting, and is subject to limitations of “Hotel Business Act”. This act demands the owner to install facilities specific to inns and hotels, such as emergency exit lights. In addition, owners of inns are subject to income tax, which must be paid monthly. This is too time-consuming for the manager. Therefore, our company only provides management services for residential houses with term of a month or more.

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