things you need to know
before purchasing an old house in Kyoto
The allure of owning a house in Kyoto is undeniable, but great charm comes with unique considerations.
Explore the essentials here, including local rules, regulations, and financial aspects, when purchasing an old house in Kyoto. Our comprehensive guide ensures that your journey to owning a piece of Kyoto's heritage is well-informed.
◆ Rules, Regulations & Common Practices
What is “rebuilding prohibited lands”?
Learn what they are, explore the advantages and disadvantages of buying a house on such lands, and get more details about this unique aspect of real estate in Japan.
In Japan, property borders often rely on agreements between neighboring owners, especially in traditional areas like Kyo-machiya. Explore how these borders are determined, the associated challenges, and clarification options.