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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 14: Before and After 【SoraHouse】

Finally we’re seeing some real progress take place!

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 12: Workwear【SoraHouse】

What’s the most appropriate clothing for renovating a property in Japan?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 11: Dig for treasure【SoraHouse】

We unearth some unusual finds at our old property in the countryside.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 10: Mysterious water【SoraHouse】

Dare we drink the water from this strange source we discovered on our property?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 9: Chestnuts【SoraHouse】

Are roadside chestnuts really safe to eat? 

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Japan’s new micro-houses want to be your home away from home on weekends, but we’d stay all week

Having a house built for the price of a car? We could make that lifestyle work.

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3-D printing a house in less than 24 hours — Japanese company meets its goal

Sphere micro-houses will cost about as much as a compact car, designers say.

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Which Studio Ghibli house would you most like to live in?

Japanese fans rate the best dwellings from iconic anime films, and reveal why they want to live there.

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We throw a bubble party at our cheap countryside house in Japan【Video】

A soap bubble guru is born at the SoraHouse.

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What happens when our team starts renovating our cheap countryside house in Japan?

The SoraHouse becomes a playhouse for our reporters.

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Searching for treasure in the river at our cheap countryside house in Japan

We bought the SoraHouse for US$9,100 and now it’s time to see if we’re sitting on a goldmine.

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A house in the Japanese countryside for just US$9,100? You bet we bought it!【Photos, video】

Welcome to the SoraHouse.

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Mystery “nail house” discovered in Japan

One of the country’s most unusual property locations.

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Japanese houses that cost just US$28,000 thrill the Internet, also break its heart

“If I can get a house for the same price as a car, I’m buying the house.”

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Abandoned Japanese houses transformed into stunning modern homes

Before-and-after photos of revamped vacant houses combine traditional beauty with modern style.

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New cat-friendly homes in Japan come specially designed for felines

Features like built-in kitty litter boxes under the floor let furbabies truly rule the house you live in.

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Japanese model home provides model wife and model daughter so you can feel the joy of family life

Tokyo model lets you share a beer with your sudden wife of eight years and play with your seven year-old daughter.

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Depopulation in Japan leads company to renovate two apartments into one huge living space

Innovative new renovation style creates the most spacious apartments Japan has ever seen. 

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You could be renting this 300-year-old samurai era house in Japan right now

”Just about the best-condition 300-year-old property you’ll ever find,” boasts realtor.

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Buying property in Japan? This mini tower house can be yours for less than $12,000

The pillar home comes with two levels and an indoor hot spring onsen.

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