Initial Development Of Our New Platform Completed

The initial development phase of our upcoming web & mobile housing platform has been completed!  In the upcoming weeks, we will be diving into our various testing stages to ensure everything runs smoothly before finally unveiling the new platform later… More

March 14, 2019

Yokohama-Bound: A Housing Area Guide For Commuters

Many of our housing clients are seeking housing in Japan for the first time.  With so many train lines and neighborhoods, it can be overwhelming trying to identify where to begin searching.  At FREA, where we specialize in corporate housing… More

March 7, 2019

New Developments At FREA This Spring!

Spring is rapidly approaching, and with it the annual peak rush of incoming housing applicants in Japan (typically the fiercest in February and March before tapering out near the end of April).  This year, FREA has actually been stepping back… More

March 1, 2019

Seeking QA Testers For New Japan Housing Mobile /Web Platform

Happy New Year from FREA! We hope that everyone has been enjoying a refreshing and productive January so far.   Development on FREA’s new housing support platform has been steadily progressing, and we are beginning preparations to transition into our… More

January 18, 2019

A Brief Overview Of Investment Property In Japan

In recent years, Japan has stood out as an attractive region to consider purchasing investment property in for many foreigners, with interest continuing to grow.  In today’s article, we’ll discuss what makes Japan so appealing, where to consider investing and… More

November 27, 2018

Area Spotlight: Yokohama & Kanagawa

With the launch of FREA’s Corporate Housing Solutions recently, we have seen an increase in property searches directed in the Yokohama area!  Most our clients to date tended to stick to the inner 23 wards of Tokyo, so our staff… More

November 22, 2018

Corporate Housing Solutions In Japan With FREA!

This Fall, FREA has formally launched our Corporate Housing Solutions division, which is geared towards providing comprehensive relocation support for corporate employees. Initially, FREA was founded as a foreigner-specialized real estate company with only in personal lease contracts in mind,… More

November 20, 2018

Japan’s New Airbnb Laws and The Affected Rental Properties

With the new laws in Japan that went into effect regarding short term housing on June 15th this year, Airbnb has drastically and abruptly reduced its number of active listings this summer.  In addition to mandatory registration, the newly instated… More

August 9, 2018