Investment Property in Iwaki

Investment Real Estate in Iwaki

Investment Property in Iwaki
Investment Property in Iwaki

Iwaki 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 Iwaki.

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Iwaki (いわき市, Iwaki-shi) is a city located in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 April 2020, Iwaki had a population of 337,765 in 143,500 households, and population density of 270 persons per km. The total area of the city is 1,232.02 square kilometres (475.69 sq mi), making it the largest city in the prefecture and the 10th largest city in Japan (2010) in terms of area. Iwaki is a designated core city, and is also one of the growing number of cities written in hiragana. The present Iwaki City started as the merger of 14 smaller municipalities on October 1, 1966. Every year, Iwaki hosts the Taira Tanabata Festival from 6–8 August.

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The financial stability of Iwaki 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 Iwaki


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


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


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

Flipping property in Iwaki


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


The Flipping Strategy in Iwaki


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


What is distressed Iwaki property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Iwaki investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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