Historic bank sells for 1.7 million Yen

Nanto City in Toyama Prefecture will be selling the 97-year old Inami Museum to a Tokyo-based real estate company for the grand total of 1,779,000 Yen (approx. US$16,000).

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Rent a house in a UNESCO World Heritage area for just 10,000 Yen/month

A 88-year old house in Gokayama has been listed for rent at just 10,000 Yen/month (127 USD) in a bid by Nanto City to entice families to the area.Read more

Traditional Kominka put up for auction

A 90 year old traditional Japanese gassho-zukuri house was listed on an internet auction site with a starting price of 10 million Yen. However, the house failed to attract any bidders and the real estate agent said they may try listing it again in the near future.Read more