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Dani and Evan Benton Interview (1)

Renovating an Old House into an AirBnB in Japan: An Interview with Dani & Evan Benton

Dani and Evan, after living on an urban farm in New Orleans, moved to rural Japan to pursue hobbies like beekeeping and farming. They bought two akiya houses on Ōmishima island for their guesthouse and future home, attracted by the mild climate and tourism potential. Renovations were completed quickly despite challenges like time constraints and […]

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Nick Japan Remotely Interview

The benefits of relocating to a cheap house in Japan: An Interview with Nick from Japan Remotely

Nick started a company called Japan Remotely to help people achieve the best of both worlds: live in Japan and work remotely. He shares his thoughts about the financial benefits of relocating to a cheap house in Japan. Would you mind quickly introducing yourself to our readers? How long have you lived in Japan and what brought

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$500 houses in japan

$500 houses in Japan: How to buy one and is it worth it?

Western news media homed in on the story of Japan’s depopulation crisis and the eerie ghost towns left behind about a decade ago now. More recently, though, the focus has been on the abandoned properties up for grabs. Headlines like Japan Is Giving Away 8 Million Abandoned Houses — Here’s How to Get One and

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