Interviews

I Bought My Dream Home On Naoshima (Interview)

I Bought My Dream Home On Naoshima: An Interview With Marc

Marc has lived in Japan for about 15 years and recently bought his dream home on the world famous island of Naoshima. In this interview, Marc shares with us about the real estate market in Naoshima, the challenges of working with renovation contractors, and convincing the owners to sell the house to him!  *All the …

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Buying A Vacation Home For Less Than 2 Million Yen (Interview)

A Vacation Home In Japan For Under 2 Million Yen? An Interview with Jamie

Jamie lives in Tokyo and bought a vacation home in the Izu peninsula for under 2 Million JPY. She graciously gave us some of her time for this interview about using her house for remote work, the lessons she learned during the buying process, and even how much it cost to renovate.  *All the photos …

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Buying A Vacation Home In Osaka (Interview) (1)

A holiday home in Osaka for under $50,000?
Here’s Julie and Charlie’s story (Interview)

After falling in love with Japan in 2007, Sydney-based retired couple Julie and Charlie took the plunge and bought a holiday home in Japan in 2018. I finally got the chance to sit down with her and ask about their experience, regrets, the buying process, the renovations and all the nitty-gritty details they didn’t quite …

A holiday home in Osaka for under $50,000?
Here’s Julie and Charlie’s story (Interview)
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