Average asking price of an apartment in Tokyo up 1.1% from last year

According to Tokyo Kantei, the average asking price of a 70 sqm (753 sq ft) second-hand apartment across greater Tokyo was 35,660,000 Yen in August 2017, up 0.1% from the previous month and up 1.3% from last year. Prices continue to remain stable in the 35 million Yen range since November 2016. The average building age was 23.0 years.

In Tokyo’s 23 wards the average asking price was 53,380,000 Yen, up 0.2% from the previous month and up 1.1% from last year. The average building age was 22.4 years.

The year-on-year asking prices were down 2.1% in Kobe City and down 0.9% in Osaka City, while Saitama City saw an increase of 9.4%. Prices in Osaka City’s central six wards are down 3.3% from last year.

In Tokyo’s central six wards (Chiyoda, Chuo, MInato, Shinjuku, Bunkyo and Shibuya) the average asking price was 73,880,000 Yen, up 1.4% from the previous month and up 2.6% from last year.

About the data:

  • Tokyo central 6 wards: Chiyoda, Chuo, Minato, Shinjuku, Bunkyo, Shibuya.
  • Jyonan, Jyosai 6 wards: Shinagawa, Meguro, Ota, Setagaya, Nakano, Suginami.
  • Jyohoku, Jyoto 11 wards: All other wards in Tokyo.
  • Osaka central 6 wards: Fukushima, Nishi, Tennoji, Naniwa, Kita, Chuo.
  • Nagoya central 3 wards: Naka, Higashi, Chikusa.


The data above is based on advertised prices which may be higher than actual prices after negotiations. Click here to read the REINS report about actual sale prices in August.

Source: Tokyo Kantei, September 21, 2017.