JR Kagoshima Main Line railway market report

JR Kagoshima Main Line Home market overview

The average price of JR Kagoshima Main Line (Sendai to Kagoshima) Home, in Apr, 2021 to Jun, 2021 was 203,036 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 26,786 JPY (+15.2%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a bull market. 122 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 28 (+29.8%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 23.8 years old (a +8.9% increase compared to the 21.9 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 248.9 sq.m (a +8.6% increase compared to the 229.2 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 146.8 sq.m (a +7.0% increase compared to the 137.2 sq.m of last year.).

One distinguishing feature of recent real-estate transactions was a dramatic increase in transactions involving new buildings under 10 years old, as well as a dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old.

7 stations have experienced increased prices; 1 stations have experienced decreased prices. The overall trend was the same as last year. Ijuuinn, Hiroki station has seen a price increase of over 20% compared to last year. The most dramatic price increase was at Higashiichiki station, where prices have increased +455.4% compared to last year; a sq.m unit now costs 210,526 JPY/sq.m.

The top 2 stations has seen prices increase +239.5% (+103,837 JPY/sq.m). On the other hand, The bottom 2 stations has seen prices decrease +0.2% (-663 JPY/sq.m).

Cause of price increases

  • An decrease in average distance from the station (representing 41.8 min in 2020 and 34.7 min in 2021; -17.0%)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 37.4% of total transactions in 2020 and 25.5% of total transactions in 2021)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 18.7% of total transactions in 2020 and 29.1% of total transactions in 2021)
  • An decrease in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 33.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 28.2% of total transactions in 2021)

Home stations market overview

The average price of Hiroki Home, the highest market value along this railway was 247,818 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 41,725 JPY (+20.2%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 15 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 6 (+66.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average price of Kushikino Home, the lowest market value along this railway was 101,214 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 6,443 JPY (+6.8%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a strong market. 6 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 4 (+200.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

JR Kagoshima Main Line (Stations Home market overview)
JR Kagoshima Main LineThis year(2021)
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
1 year ago
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
2 years ago
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
Sendai114,319 JPYsq.m
(16.5972602739726341sq.m)
122,087 JPYsq.m
(17.55068493150685341sq.m)
124,134 JPYsq.m
(21.908610567514675291sq.m)
Kumanojou51,428 JPYsq.m
(33.775342465753425620sq.m)
-27,185 JPYsq.m
(30.938812785388127512sq.m)
Kobannchaya--185,145 JPYsq.m
(15.26027397260274930sq.m)
Kushikino101,214 JPYsq.m
(39.078356164383564345sq.m)
94,772 JPYsq.m
(32.775342465753425320sq.m)
91,620 JPYsq.m
(34.474520547945204193sq.m)
Kamimuragakuennmae-125,926 JPYsq.m
(5.257534246575342290sq.m)
181,025 JPYsq.m
(10.258904109589041370sq.m)
Ichiki88,342 JPYsq.m
(23.268493150684932600sq.m)
-75,862 JPYsq.m
(51.28493150684932860sq.m)
Yunomoto-211,765 JPYsq.m
(2.254794520547945180sq.m)
40,909 JPYsq.m
(43.27945205479452220sq.m)
Higashiichiki210,526 JPYsq.m
(0.25205479452054796220sq.m)
37,905 JPYsq.m
(23.601826484018265233sq.m)
137,931 JPYsq.m
(13.260273972602741,000sq.m)
Ijuuinn183,509 JPYsq.m
(24.4351598173516481sq.m)
148,456 JPYsq.m
(13.261643835616438416sq.m)
271,296 JPYsq.m
(6.255479452054795221sq.m)
Satsumamatsumoto--45,161 JPYsq.m
(35.273972602739725200sq.m)
Kamiijuuinn178,572 JPYsq.m
(5.756164383561644235sq.m)
161,271 JPYsq.m
(6.923744292237442202sq.m)
176,875 JPYsq.m
(25.9351598173516243sq.m)
Hiroki247,818 JPYsq.m
(16.406262230919765205sq.m)
206,093 JPYsq.m
(22.39246575342466188sq.m)
229,360 JPYsq.m
(16.386986301369863375sq.m)
Kagoshima-Chuo214,032 JPYsq.m
(24.477168949771688233sq.m)
196,088 JPYsq.m
(26.041722113502935200sq.m)
191,455 JPYsq.m
(27.155977584059777241sq.m)
Kagoshima218,588 JPYsq.m
(25.936783358701163182sq.m)
184,795 JPYsq.m
(22.476484018264838213sq.m)
211,999 JPYsq.m
(15.943835616438356228sq.m)

*Average unit prices per sq.m of Home at each train station were calculated using the Utinokati database of actual market sales prices (based on surveys conducted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism of Japan). Units: JPY (Japanese Yen); parenthesis contain average age in years of building / equivalent measurement of area of real estate.

Noteworthy stations

Higashiichiki210,526 JPY/sq.m (+455% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Higashiichiki Home was 210,526 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 172,621 JPY (+455.4%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 1 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 2 (-66.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 0.3 years old (a -98.9% decrease compared to the 23.6 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 220.0 sq.m (a -5.7% decrease compared to the 233.3 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 95.0 sq.m (a +72.7% increase compared to the 55.0 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average age of the building (representing 23.6 years old in 2020 and 0.3 years old in 2021; -98.9%)
  • A dramatic decrease in average distance from the station (representing 90.0 min in 2020 and 8.0 min in 2021; -91.1%)

Ijuuinn183,509 JPY/sq.m (+24% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Ijuuinn Home was 183,509 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 35,054 JPY (+23.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 7 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 2 (+40.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 24.4 years old (a +84.3% increase compared to the 13.3 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 480.7 sq.m (a +15.6% increase compared to the 416.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 90.0 sq.m (a -31.4% decrease compared to the 131.2 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • An decrease in average distance from the station (representing 54.2 min in 2020 and 45.1 min in 2021; -16.7%)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 13.3 years old in 2020 and 24.4 years old in 2021; +84.3%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 50.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 66.7% of total transactions in 2021)

Sendai114,319 JPY/sq.m (-6% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Sendai Home was 114,319 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 7,768 JPY (-6.4%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a bear market. 4 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 3 (-42.9%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 16.6 years old (a -5.4% decrease compared to the 17.6 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 341.2 sq.m (a -0.1% decrease compared to the 341.4 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 125.0 sq.m (a -25.5% decrease compared to the 167.9 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 14.3% of total transactions in 2020 and 33.3% of total transactions in 2021)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average distance from the station (representing 21.4 min in 2020 and 33.5 min in 2021; +56.3%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 42.9% of total transactions in 2020 and 66.7% of total transactions in 2021)

Kushikino101,214 JPY/sq.m (+7% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kushikino Home was 101,214 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 6,443 JPY (+6.8%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a strong market. 6 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 4 (+200.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 39.1 years old (a +19.2% increase compared to the 32.8 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 345.0 sq.m (a +7.8% increase compared to the 320.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 268.0 sq.m (a +206.3% increase compared to the 87.5 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 100.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 60.0% of total transactions in 2021)

Causes of price decreases

  • An increase in average age of the building (representing 32.8 years old in 2020 and 39.1 years old in 2021; +19.2%)
  • An increase in average distance from the station (representing 14.0 min in 2020 and 15.8 min in 2021; +13.1%)

Breakdown of each segment

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