News & Articles for Kansai Expats

Useful Articles for Expats and News from Maeda Real Estate

We provide useful news and information especially for foreigners (non-residents) living in Kansai.

Important Notice: Concerning preventative measures against the Coronavirus infection

Request to all Customers   Thank you for your understating and cooperation in taking the following measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and enabling us to protect you—our important client—and our staff. -Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Japan—and to avoid any possible risk—antibact…

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ICOCA - Prepaid fare systems in Kansai

ICOCA is the prepaid card which West Japan Railway issues and is very convenient card usable for various railroads, buses, and even shopping at stores all over Japan. There are various kinds of traffic prepaid cards issued in Japan such as Suica, Pasmo, and SUCOCA. ICOCA is used in the Kinki region…

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English Speaking Dentists in Kobe

For foreign residents in Japan, English-speaking dentists are indispensable services. It is beyond imagination how much an expat could feel uneasy without any support in English when you need to explain about the degree of symptoms and pain in detail. Below is the list of recommended dentists and r…

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English Speaking Dentists in Osaka

For foreign residents in Japan, English-speaking dentists are indispensable services. It is beyond imagination how much an expat could feel uneasy without any support in English when you need to explain about the degree of symptoms and pain in detail. Below is the list of recommended dentists and r…

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Recreational Facilities in Kobe

While many people may spend their time in Japan visiting all the must see spots and restaurants, there is more to do in Japan than sightseeing. For those looking for recreational activities to enjoy in Kobe, we have a list of recreational facilities that might just help.   Recreational Facilitie…

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Recreational Facilities in Osaka

While many people may spend their time in Japan visiting all the must see spots and restaurants, there is more to do in Japan than sightseeing. For those looking for recreational activities to enjoy in Osaka, we have a list of recreational facilities that might just help.   Recreational Faciliti…

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Recreational Facilities in Kyoto

While many people may spend their time in Japan visiting all the must see spots and restaurants, there is more to do in Japan than sightseeing. For those looking for recreational activities to enjoy in Kyoto, we have a list of recreational facilities that might just help.   Recreational Faciliti…

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English-speaking Hair Salons in Kobe

In Kobe, a stylish and refined city, there have been many foreign residents since old days and so have some English speaking hair salons. When you go to a hair salon, communication with a stylist is crucial for mentioning your request or consulting on it to get the haircut you want. You may want…

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English-speaking Hair Salons in Osaka

We here introduce English speaking hair salons for foreign residents in Osaka and the neighboring areas. When you go to a hair salon, communication with a stylist is crucial for mentioning your request or consulting on it to get the haircut you want. English speaking stylists may help you a lot i…

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Featured on TV: Serviced Apartment in Kyoto

Our group company's managing hotel in Kyoto, Sunrise Suite, was interviewed and broadcasted on TV show on 4/25.   Sunrise Suites is a boutique style hotel in Kyoto, featuring 15 guest rooms, thoughtfully designed with traditional Japanese decor on a four-story building, surrounded by Zen gardens an…

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