The Schedule


October 22nd, 2023

13:00 - 13:30

Registration & Kick-off

13:30 - 14:15

Foreigners Guide to Buying a Home in Japan

Speaker: Emil Gorgees

Back by popular demand, this session covers various topics related to purchasing property in Japan, including financing options, associated costs, property types and their pros and cons, the buying process, and factors that impact property value. Simulations are also provided to help determine borrowing and purchasing costs.

14:30 - 15:15

Defining the Minpaku Business Model

Speaker: Tracey Northcott

From business models to regulation, this session breaks down the practical and logistical aspects related to running short-term stay business operations, large and small, in Japan. Learn how to stay ahead of the competition and be efficient and profitable.

15:30 - 16:15

Investment Asset Classes - Pros & Cons

Speaker: Ziv Nakajima-Magen

Houses, condo units, residential & commercial properties, multi-unit buildings of various sizes and profiles, hotels & shopping centres - what are the advantages and disadvantages of various asset classes in Japan, and how to choose the right one for your investment goals and style?

16:20 - 17:00

Wrap-Up / Q&A Panel / Networking

An organic, live session with speakers & guests sharing ideas, brainstorming, all questions answered.