Rosenka land values down 1.8% nationwide

The National Tax Agency announced the 2013 Rosenka land valuations on July 1. Although the average land value nationwide fell for the 5th year in a row, the rate of decline is slowing. Rosenka land values were down 1.8% across Japan in 2013, after falling 2.8% in 2012 and 3.1% in 2011.

In Tokyo, the rosenka land value dropped by 0.3%, compared to a 1.2% decline in 2012.Read more

Rosenka land values drop for 4th year in a row, but signs of recovery in urban areas

On July 2, the National Tax Agency announced the 2012 Rosenka land valuations. The average land value across 358,000 sites assessed nationwide fell 2.8% from 2011. This is the fourth continuous year of decline, however the rate of decline shrunk 0.3 points from 2011.Read more

70 - 80 percent drop in rosenka land values in Tohoku

In order to account for changes in land values due to the March 11 Tohoku disaster, Japan's National Tax Agency (NTA) announced adjustment ratios, or scaling factors, for the 2011 rosenka (prices of land fronting major roads). Along with the 1995 Hanshin Earthquake, this is only the second time in history that adjustment ratios have been introduced.Read more