November rental data – Tokyo Kantei

According to Tokyo Kantei, the average monthly rent of a condominium apartment in greater Tokyo was 2,560 Yen/sqm in November, down 1.6% from the previous month but up 0.3% from last year. This is the first time in five months to see a month-on-month decline in rent. The average apartment size was 59.90 sqm and the average building age was 19.5 years.

The average monthly rent in Tokyo’s 23-ku was 3,199 Yen/sqm, down 1.1% from the previous month but up 2.8% from last year. The average apartment size was 56.76 sqm and the average building age was 17.7 years. Although rents across all areas within Tokyo have started to weaken, they are still hovering around the 3,200 Yen/sqm range.

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Residential yields and vacancy rates in Minato-ku – March 2014

According to real estate listing site Homes, the average gross yield on an apartment in Minato-ku in March was 5.5%, up 0.1 points from February. The average gross yield across Tokyo was 7.3%, down 0.1 points from the previous month.

The vacancy rate remains unchanged at 9.9% in Minato-ku and 11.0% across Tokyo.

The average asking price of a secondhand apartment in Minato-ku was 779,828 Yen/sqm as of March 1, up 2.7% from the previous month. The average asking price for land was 1,063,939 Yen/sqm, down 0.8%.

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July rental data – Tokyo Kantei

According to Tokyo Kantei, the average monthly rent of an apartment in greater Tokyo in July was 2,533 Yen/sqm, down 0.3% from last month but up 2.6% from July 2012. The average apartment size was 59.37 sqm (639 sqft) and the average age was 18.6 years.

The average rent in Tokyo’s 23-ku dropped 0.1% from last month to 3,097 Yen/sqm, but is still 3.4% higher than last year. The average apartment size was 55.98 sqm (602 sqft) and the average age was 17.1 years.

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