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  • Writer's pictureAdam German

March Greater Tokyo existing single family home transactions rise 13.7 percent

On April 10th, the Real Estate Information Network Systems (REINS; pronounced “rains”) announced updated sales transaction trend data in March of 2024 for the Greater Tokyo Area (GTA). 

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Separated into condos and single-family homes (SFH), the report focuses on second-hand properties, not brand new. 


The GTA consists of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba prefectures. 


All percentages are year-on-year (YoY) changes unless otherwise mentioned. 


All numbers are averages for the GTA and in no way offer a guarantee of any kind.  


Always consult a licensed real estate agent for your property specific needs. 


GTA Condominium Trends 


The number of transactions for existing condominiums in the GTA for March was 3,810 units, marking a 10.7% increase compared to the same month last year and surpassing the previous month’s YoY figure for the 10th consecutive month.  


Broken down by prefecture:


No. of Transactions

YoY Change



12.4% up



7.8% up



22.6% up



5.8% up

 All prefectures exceeded March 2023 condo transactions. 


The average contracted price per square meter reached ¥758,800, an 8.7% increase from the previous year, continuing an upward YoY trend for 47 consecutive months.  


The average contract price per unit was ¥48.21 million, up 8.6% from the previous year, marking the 46th straight month of increase.   


GTA Single Family Home Trends 


The number of transactions for second-hand SFH increased significantly by 13.7% to 1,349 units compared to the same month last year, marking the fourth straight month of YoY growth.  


The average contracted price rose for the second consecutive month to ¥41.37 million, up 5.7% from the previous year. 


Further Reading: 

Real Estate Information Network Systems Second-Hand Condo and SFH Report March 2024 (Japanese only)

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R.E. Port News (Japanese only)  


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