Buy 1R/1K Apartment in Yokohama・Kawasaki

1R/1K studio apartments can range from as little as 12 m² of space (often with a loft) to as much as 30 or 40 m² of space on the more expensive end. On average, a 1R unit in Tokyo and Yokohama is about 16 m² to 22 m², has a 3-piece unit bath, and may have a separate cooking space.

A typical tenant is a student or young professional who has just graduated from school and wants to minimize housing costs to focus on other priorities whether that be a new car, saving for a new home upon marriage, etc.

Buyers of this type of property may be a parent looking to provide housing for an adult child going to school are just starting out in a new career. After the child has moved out, the owner will either become a landlord and rent the property out for generating passive income or sell the property outright.

Buying a condo is super easy for non-resident foreigners with cash and even easier if you have residency. This condo is a bit expensive, but relatively new and close to Kawasaki Station allowing you easy access to both central Tokyo and Yokohama. This unit would be a good purchase if you are a single professional looking for a low-cost alternative to paying rent. When you are ready to upgrade, you can either sell the property or switch to an investment approach and rent the unit out to new tenants.

1R Studio Apartment in Kawasaki @ ¥33,000,000

  • Apartment Name: Reglus Kawasaki 602

  • Available as of 2021-08-10

  • Residential (or investment property)

  • Currently vacant

  • 1R / 32.16 m² / 6th floor of 12-story building / Balcony facing north

  • Built in 2006 / Steel frame

  • Land rights: Freehold

  • Google Maps Link HERE

  • JR Kawasaki Station (JR Lines): 10-min. walk

  • Pets allowed (restrictions apply), two-burner gas stovetop, fully automatic A/C, video intercom with building lobby and apartment entrance, security cameras in common areas, elevator, parcel delivery boxes.


CAM fee: ¥10,400

Reserve fund for long-term repair plan: ¥7,000

Total Monthly Running Costs: ¥17,400


Listed price: ¥33,000,000

Brokerage fee: ¥1,050,000

Brokerage fee tax: ¥105,000

Brokerage fee total: ¥1,155,000

Stamp tax: ¥10,000

Real estate registration tax (approximate): 2% of asset value*

Fixed asset tax: 1.4% of total asset value:*

City planning tax: 0.3% of total asset value*

Total of fixed asset tax + city planning tax (approx.):¥229,867

Approximate Total Cost: ¥34,980,000¥35,310,000


* Total cost of ancillary taxes and fees will be between 6% and 7% of the listed price. Asset Value is substantially lower than the listed Market Value. Actual tax is calculated annually by local legal affairs bureau once a year.

Inquire HERE using this contact form or call 045-663-2208 | 080-9511-7860

You can also email directly at robert@basyamichijisyo.com

(Hours 10:00 to 19:00 | Closed Tuesday and Wednesdays)

Buying a condo is a simple straightforward process if you work in Japan or have permanent residency. As long as you have access to funds, there are no restrictions applicable to foreign buyers. If you are a permanent resident of Japan with good standing at your bank, we can also assist you with filling out your loan application or help you find alternative financing.This condo is reasonably priced based on the amount of space, positioned on a higher floor, fantastic sun exposure with no buildings blocking out the sunlight, nice view at night, and offers easy access to central Yokohama, Kawasaki and Tokyo. This would be a good purchase if you are a single professional looking for a low-cost alternative to paying rent. When you are ready to upgrade, or have to move back to your home country, you can either sell the property or switch to an investment approach and rent the unit out to new tenants.

1K Studio Apartment in Yokohama @ ¥23,000,000

  • Apartment Name: Best Yokohama 7F

  • Available as of 2021-09-20

  • This apartment is currently vacant, so it can be purchased for use as your own residential property, or we can help you find a tenant so that you can rent it out as an investment property for the rental income.

  • This apartment has a 1K layout with 31.12 m² of floor space and a balcony facing southeast overlooking a major avenue, train tracks, and free of any obstruction from nearby buildings or hills. The apartment is located higher up on the 7th floor of an 11-story building that has at total of 30 units.

  • The building has a reinforced concrete structure and was built in 2000. The building is located in Kanagawa Ward, Yokohama, and is within a 4-minute walk of Kanagawa Station on the Keikyu Main Line, and a 7-minute walk of Yokohama Station where you have access to 15 train lines that run through central railway hub . Check the Google Maps link HERE for the exact location.

  • Land rights for the apartment are freehold.

  • This apartment/flat includes a separate bath/toilet, a vanity basin, indoor space for a washing machine, a built-in two-burner gas stovetop, a system kitchen, closet, cable TV port, and an A/C unit.

  • The building is connected to city gas and municipal water/sewage; and has an elevator, an auto-lock lobby, and parcel delivery boxes.


CAM fee: ¥9,800

Long-term repair reserve fund: ¥1,960

Total Monthly Running Cost: ¥11,760


Listed price: ¥23,000,000

Brokerage fee (tax included): ¥825,000

Stamp tax: ¥10,000

Real estate registration tax (approximate): 2% of asset value*

Fixed asset tax: 1.4% of total asset value:*

City planning tax: 0.3% of total asset value*

Approximate Total Cost: ¥24,380,000〜¥24,610,000


Potential rental income if purchased for investment:

¥97,000/month | ¥1,164,000/year


* Total cost of ancillary taxes and fees will be between 6% and 7% of the listed price. Asset Value is substantially lower than the listed Market Value. Actual tax is calculated annually by local legal affairs bureau once a year.

Inquire HERE using this contact form or call 045-663-2208 | 080-9511-7860

You can also email directly at robert@basyamichijisyo.com

(Hours 10:00 to 19:00 | Closed Tuesday and Wednesdays)

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