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 Jul, 2021 to Sep, 2021 was 178,337 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 15,818 JPY (+9.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a strong market. 96 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 23 (-19.3%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a weak market.).

The average age of the real estate was 22.6 years old (a -3.6% decrease compared to the 23.5 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 259.8 sq.m (a +4.2% increase compared to the 249.4 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 177.9 sq.m (a +35.3% increase compared to the 131.5 sq.m of last year.).

One distinguishing feature of recent real-estate transactions was a dramatic increase in transactions involving very large size more than 200 sq.m, as well as an decrease in transactions involving relatively large size more than 100 sq.m.

6 stations have experienced increased prices; 3 stations have experienced decreased prices. The overall trend was the same as last year. Kirishimajinnguu, Kokubu, Hayato, Chousa station has seen a price increase of over 20% compared to last year. The most dramatic price increase was at Kirishimajinnguu station, where prices have increased +94.8% compared to last year; a sq.m unit now costs 95,238 JPY/sq.m.

The top 2 stations has seen prices increase +88.3% (+71,609 JPY/sq.m). On the other hand, The bottom 2 stations has seen prices decrease -60.1% (-130,107 JPY/sq.m).

Cause of price increases

  • An decrease in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 35.1% of total transactions in 2020 and 29.2% of total transactions in 2021)
  • A some increase in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 27.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 29.2% of total transactions in 2021)

Causes of price decreases

  • A some increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 23.4% of total transactions in 2020 and 24.7% of total transactions in 2021)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving locations relatively near to the station less than six minutes by foot from the station (representing 5.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 2.1% of total transactions in 2021)

Home stations market overview

The average price of Hayato Home, the highest market value along this railway was 215,152 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 96,878 JPY (+81.9%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 4 (-57.1%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average price of Kajiki Home, the lowest market value along this railway was 61,553 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 156,039 JPY (-71.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 3 (-50.0%) 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.)
Takarabe-39,276 JPYsq.m
(26.5232876712328751,000sq.m)
78,720 JPYsq.m
(34.72657534246576752sq.m)
Kitamata---
Oosumiookawara---
Kitanaganoda---
Kirishimajinnguu95,238 JPYsq.m
(20.851141552511418360sq.m)
48,897 JPYsq.m
(31.359360730593604383sq.m)
27,273 JPYsq.m
(0.0240sq.m)
Kokubu189,990 JPYsq.m
(11.394037066881548266sq.m)
145,168 JPYsq.m
(17.85301sq.m)
110,992 JPYsq.m
(29.523287671232875368sq.m)
Hayato215,152 JPYsq.m
(15.180821917808219287sq.m)
118,274 JPYsq.m
(28.524070450097845336sq.m)
133,418 JPYsq.m
(23.435616438356163381sq.m)
Kajiki61,553 JPYsq.m
(45.20182648401827325sq.m)
217,592 JPYsq.m
(13.913424657534245282sq.m)
325,000 JPYsq.m
(47.534246575342465310sq.m)
Kinnkou-112,227 JPYsq.m
(17.516712328767124184sq.m)
170,881 JPYsq.m
(32.19132420091324402sq.m)
Chousa155,790 JPYsq.m
(21.090019569471625359sq.m)
109,292 JPYsq.m
(27.745814307458144422sq.m)
113,496 JPYsq.m
(24.630441400304413247sq.m)
Aira110,387 JPYsq.m
(27.122191780821918215sq.m)
214,563 JPYsq.m
(6.843835616438356278sq.m)
112,551 JPYsq.m
(33.275342465753425229sq.m)
Shigetomi158,409 JPYsq.m
(12.178995433789954173sq.m)
140,909 JPYsq.m
(27.523835616438358235sq.m)
156,364 JPYsq.m
(8.508675799086758262sq.m)
Ryugamizu---
Kagoshima189,789 JPYsq.m
(27.105936073059357190sq.m)
196,597 JPYsq.m
(22.88381070983811160sq.m)
189,797 JPYsq.m
(26.390351399642647212sq.m)
Kagoshima-Chuo203,776 JPYsq.m
(25.27123287671233230sq.m)
192,226 JPYsq.m
(25.2162100456621164sq.m)
278,714 JPYsq.m
(25.26532366371206223sq.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

Kirishimajinnguu95,238 JPY/sq.m (+95% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kirishimajinnguu Home was 95,238 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 46,341 JPY (+94.8%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic 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 20.9 years old (a -33.5% decrease compared to the 31.4 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 360.0 sq.m (a -6.0% decrease compared to the 382.9 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 230.0 sq.m (a +178.8% increase compared to the 82.5 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average age of the building (representing 31.4 years old in 2020 and 20.9 years old in 2021; -33.5%)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving relatively old buildings under 40 years old (representing 100.0% 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 47.1 min in 2020 and 67.5 min in 2021; +43.2%)

Hayato215,152 JPY/sq.m (+82% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Hayato Home was 215,152 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents an increase of 96,878 JPY (+81.9%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 4 (-57.1%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 15.2 years old (a -46.8% decrease compared to the 28.5 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 286.7 sq.m (a -14.6% decrease compared to the 335.7 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 106.7 sq.m (a -8.9% decrease compared to the 117.1 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average age of the building (representing 28.5 years old in 2020 and 15.2 years old in 2021; -46.8%)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 42.9% of total transactions in 2020 and 33.3% of total transactions in 2021)

Kajiki61,553 JPY/sq.m (-72% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Kajiki Home was 61,553 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 156,039 JPY (-71.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 3 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents a decrease of 3 (-50.0%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 45.2 years old (a +224.9% increase compared to the 13.9 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 325.0 sq.m (a +15.4% increase compared to the 281.7 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 163.3 sq.m (a +49.8% increase compared to the 109.0 sq.m of last year.).

Cause of price increases

  • A dramatic decrease in average distance from the station (representing 15.0 min in 2020 and 8.3 min in 2021; -44.4%)

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 13.9 years old in 2020 and 45.2 years old in 2021; +224.9%)
  • A dramatic increase in transactions involving older buildings over 40 years old (representing 20.0% of total transactions in 2020 and 66.7% of total transactions in 2021)

Aira110,387 JPY/sq.m (-49% compared with the previous year)

The average price of Aira Home was 110,387 JPY/sq.m. The market value represents a decrease of 104,176 JPY (-48.6%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market. 5 properties exchanged hands ( The market value represents an increase of 2 (+66.7%) compared to 1 year ago and a transition to a dramatic market.).

The average age of the real estate was 27.1 years old (a +296.3% increase compared to the 6.8 years old of last year.). The average size of the real estate was 215.0 sq.m (a -22.8% decrease compared to the 278.3 sq.m of last year.). The average total floor space of the real estate was 107.0 sq.m (a -20.7% decrease compared to the 135.0 sq.m of last year.).

Causes of price decreases

  • A dramatic increase in average age of the building (representing 6.8 years old in 2020 and 27.1 years old in 2021; +296.3%)
  • A dramatic increase in average distance from the station (representing 19.0 min in 2020 and 25.4 min in 2021; +33.7%)
  • A dramatic decrease in transactions involving nearly new buildings under 3 years old (representing 33.3% of total transactions in 2020 and 20.0% of total transactions in 2021)

Breakdown of each segment

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