JR Nippō Main Line railway market report

JR Nippō Main Line Home market overview

The average price of JR Nippō Main Line (Takarabe to Kagoshima-Chuo) Home, in Apr, 2021 to Jun, 2021 was 183,066 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 16,022 JPY (+9.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a strong market. 152 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 27 (+21.6%) 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 +1.1% increase compared to the 24.1 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 270.8 sq.m (a -14.4% decrease compared to the 316.3 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 131.4 sq.m (a -11.0% decrease compared to the 147.6 sq.m of last year.).

One distinguishing feature of recent real-estate transactions was a dramatic increase in transactions involving relatively large size more than 100 sq.m, as well as a dramatic increase in transactions involving size for a general family households less than 100 sq.m.

7 stations have experienced increased prices; 4 stations have experienced decreased prices. The overall trend was the same as last year. Takarabe, Kirishimajinnguu, Kokubu, Chousa station has seen a price increase of over 20% compared to last year. The most dramatic price increase was at Kajiki station, where prices have increased +335.9% compared to last year; a sq.m unit now costs 244,444 JPY/sq.m.

The top 2 stations has seen prices increase +216.3% (+114,205 JPY/sq.m). On the other hand, The bottom 2 stations has seen prices decrease -57.0% (-247,381 JPY/sq.m).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average distance from the station (representing 45.5 min in 2020 and 33.7 min in 2021; -26.0%)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 35.3% of total transactions in 2020 and 25.5% of total transactions in 2021)
  • An increase in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 30.2% of total transactions in 2020 and 33.3% of total transactions in 2021)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 25.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 30.5% of total transactions in 2021)
  • An decrease in transactions involving locations near to the station less than three minutes by foot from the station (representing 0.8% of total transactions in 2020 and 0.7% of total transactions in 2021)

Home stations market overview

The average price of Kajiki Home, the highest market value along this railway was 244,444 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 188,368 JPY (+335.9%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 2 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 1 (-33.3%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average price of Kirishimajinnguu Home, the lowest market value along this railway was 50,040 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 15,957 JPY (+46.8%) 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.).

JR Nippō Main Line (Stations Home market overview)
JR Nippō Main LineThis year(2021)
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
1 year ago
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
2 years ago
(Avg.Age,Dim.)
Takarabe81,481 JPYsq.m
(52.287671232876711,500sq.m)
41,439 JPYsq.m
(34.94337899543379799sq.m)
92,143 JPYsq.m
(23.6595sq.m)
Kitamata---
Oosumiookawara---
Kitanaganoda---
Kirishimajinnguu50,040 JPYsq.m
(31.845792563600785501sq.m)
34,084 JPYsq.m
(32.275342465753425420sq.m)
35,494 JPYsq.m
(36.776712328767125366sq.m)
Kokubu166,741 JPYsq.m
(19.50358773646445315sq.m)
134,235 JPYsq.m
(20.016609589041096307sq.m)
129,731 JPYsq.m
(20.17359900373599385sq.m)
Hayato105,459 JPYsq.m
(31.473972602739725628sq.m)
128,758 JPYsq.m
(24.984344422700584653sq.m)
185,597 JPYsq.m
(23.016438356164382344sq.m)
Kajiki244,444 JPYsq.m
(2.254794520547945382sq.m)
56,076 JPYsq.m
(41.94794520547945220sq.m)
204,618 JPYsq.m
(15.262100456621006167sq.m)
Kinnkou150,000 JPYsq.m
(46.28493150684932370sq.m)
593,229 JPYsq.m
(27.93972602739726252sq.m)
242,514 JPYsq.m
(0.25205479452054796270sq.m)
Chousa214,702 JPYsq.m
(11.259629331184529235sq.m)
121,302 JPYsq.m
(24.769520547945206516sq.m)
183,234 JPYsq.m
(16.763013698630136237sq.m)
Aira79,590 JPYsq.m
(38.945509893455096220sq.m)
131,123 JPYsq.m
(16.864657534246575185sq.m)
118,596 JPYsq.m
(23.100456621004565282sq.m)
Shigetomi99,554 JPYsq.m
(32.523972602739725204sq.m)
157,175 JPYsq.m
(12.118199608610567253sq.m)
91,538 JPYsq.m
(30.07123287671233255sq.m)
Ryugamizu---
Kagoshima218,588 JPYsq.m
(25.936783358701163182sq.m)
184,795 JPYsq.m
(22.476484018264838213sq.m)
211,999 JPYsq.m
(15.943835616438356228sq.m)
Kagoshima-Chuo214,032 JPYsq.m
(24.477168949771688233sq.m)
196,088 JPYsq.m
(26.041722113502935200sq.m)
191,455 JPYsq.m
(27.155977584059777241sq.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

Kajiki244,444 JPY/sq.m (+336% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kajiki Home was 244,444 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 188,368 JPY (+335.9%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 2 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 1 (-33.3%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 2.3 years old (a -94.6% decrease compared to the 41.9 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 382.5 sq.m (a +73.9% increase compared to the 220.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 90.0 sq.m (a -11.5% decrease compared to the 101.7 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average age of the building (representing 41.9 years old in 2020 and 2.3 years old in 2021; -94.6%)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average distance from the station (representing 9.3 min in 2020 and 18.5 min in 2021; +98.2%)

Takarabe81,481 JPY/sq.m (+97% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Takarabe Home was 81,481 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 40,042 JPY (+96.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 1 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 8 (-88.9%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 52.3 years old (a +49.6% increase compared to the 34.9 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 1500.0 sq.m (a +87.8% increase compared to the 798.8 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 135.0 sq.m (a +39.7% increase compared to the 96.7 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average distance from the station (representing 105.4 min in 2020 and 28.0 min in 2021; -73.4%)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 34.9 years old in 2020 and 52.3 years old in 2021; +49.6%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 33.3% of total transactions in 2020 and 100.0% of total transactions in 2021)

Kinnkou150,000 JPY/sq.m (-75% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kinnkou Home was 150,000 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 443,229 JPY (-74.7%) 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 46.3 years old (a +65.7% increase compared to the 27.9 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 370.0 sq.m (a +46.5% increase compared to the 252.5 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 100.0 sq.m (a -18.9% decrease compared to the 123.3 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average distance from the station (representing 18.3 min in 2020 and 12.0 min in 2021; -34.5%)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 27.9 years old in 2020 and 46.3 years old in 2021; +65.7%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 33.3% of total transactions in 2020 and 100.0% of total transactions in 2021)

Aira79,590 JPY/sq.m (-39% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Aira Home was 79,590 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 51,532 JPY (-39.3%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 9 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 4 (+80.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 38.9 years old (a +130.9% increase compared to the 16.9 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 220.0 sq.m (a +18.9% increase compared to the 185.0 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 110.0 sq.m (a +23.6% increase compared to the 89.0 sq.m of last year.).

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 16.9 years old in 2020 and 38.9 years old in 2021; +130.9%)
  • A dramatic increase in average distance from the station (representing 12.4 min in 2020 and 16.9 min in 2021; +36.2%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 40.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 55.6% of total transactions in 2021)

Breakdown of each segment

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