Investment Property in Asahikawa

Investment Real Estate in Asahikawa

Investment Property in Asahikawa
Investment Property in Asahikawa

Asahikawa property investment can be a worthwhile venture if you are selective with the areas you choose to invest in. If not, you could find that your investment suffers due to low rental yields, dwindling demand, and slow property price growth in many parts of Asahikawa.

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Asahikawa (旭川市, Asahikawa-shi) is a city in Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the capital of the subprefecture, and the second-largest city in Hokkaido, after Sapporo. It has been a core city since April 1, 2000. The city is currently well known for the Asahiyama Zoo , the Asahikawa ramen and a Ski resort city. On July 31, 2011, the city had an estimated population of 352,105, with 173,961 households, and a population density of 470.96 persons per km² (1,219.8 persons per sq. mi.). The total area is 747.6 km (288.6 sq mi).

Asahikawa joined UNESCO’s Network of Creative Cities as a Design City on October 31, 2019 on the occasion of World Cities’ Day.

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The financial stability of Asahikawa has translated into a real estate market that rewards forward planning and a willingness to look beyond areas of traditional affluence.


Buy to Rent in Asahikawa


Renting out your Asahikawa buy-to-rent investment property can grow wealth and income.


Whatever your goals with investment property in Asahikawaare – preparation is key:


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Asahikawa and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Asahikawa location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Asahikawa metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Asahikawa.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Asahikawa appeals to professionals. This is a demographic that ensures maximum income and low voids.
  • Finding and vetting suitable tenants is a job ideally left to the professionals. Working with an established letting agent with local knowledge and experience of property legislation will give you the best chance of success.

Flipping Investment Property in Asahikawa

Flipping property in Asahikawa


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Asahikawa property below market value, renovate it and then make a profit by selling it at a higher price, all within a few months, and often before the Asahikawa market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Asahikawa


Investment property flipping in Asahikawa is a simple strategy. You find a property that is in need of renovation from our list and purchase it for a low price. These type of Asahikawa real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Asahikawa real estate.


What is distressed Asahikawa property:


  • Asahikawa property in need of renovation
  • Asahikawa real estate with a change of puropose and use
  • Oversold Asahikawa property
  • Bank repossessions in Asahikawa


Put simply, long term investors in Asahikawa purchase the property, renovate it and make it a lot more attractive to potential buyers.


Calculate profit that you make from Asahikawa investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

Asahikawa property purchase price: $220,000

Renovation costs: $20,000

Other costs: $25,000

Property sale price: $400,000

Profit: $135,000


Experienced property developers in Asahikawa use a minimum profit value of 22% when looking at potential Asahikawa projects. The reason for this is because there are lots that can go wrong in Asahikawa property flipping and working on a potential margin of 22% should still leave a good margin of error.


Property Secured Investments is a Private Equity fund that invests in Asahikawa and many other towns and cities across Europe. The fund is only available to Sophisticated Investors and closed to United States Citizens. While this is not an offer or promotion of the fund, more information can be found at the website

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