Investment Property in Hirosaki

Investment Real Estate in Hirosaki

Investment Property in Hirosaki
Investment Property in Hirosaki

Hirosaki 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 Hirosaki.

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Hirosaki (弘前市, Hirosaki-shi) is a city located in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. On 1 April 2020, the city had an estimated population of 168,739 in 71,716 households, and a population density of 330 per square kilometre (850/sq mi). The total area of the city is 524.20 square kilometers (202.39 sq mi).

Hirosaki developed as a castle town for the 100,000 koku Hirosaki Domain ruled by the Tsugaru clan. The city is currently a regional commercial center, and the largest producer of apples in Japan. The city government has been promoting the slogans “Apple Colored Town Hirosaki” and “Castle and Cherry Blossom and Apple Town” to promote the city image. The town is also noted for many western-style buildings dating from the Meiji period.

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The financial stability of Hirosaki 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 Hirosaki


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


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


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Hirosaki and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Hirosaki location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Hirosaki metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Hirosaki.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Hirosaki 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 Hirosaki

Flipping property in Hirosaki


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Hirosaki 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 Hirosaki market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Hirosaki


Investment property flipping in Hirosaki 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 Hirosaki real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Hirosaki real estate.


What is distressed Hirosaki property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Hirosaki investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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