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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 13: Mysterious pit, nasty smells

Why is there a pit underneath the floorboards of the SoraHouse?

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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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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 8: Roof Removal【SoraHouse】

When the professionals get involved, hours of work takes mere minutes.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 7: Climbing mountains【SoraHouse】

What will we discover when we hike up the mountain behind the SoraHouse?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 6: Outdoor bathing【SoraHouse】

Every countryside home needs a riverside rotenburo, but will it be the tub of dreams?

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 5: Making money【SoraHouse】

It’s time to turn some trash into cash.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 4: Ghost Hunting【SoraHouse】

Installing an overnight trail cam at our old house reveals an unexpected visitor.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 3: Dragon attack!【SoraHouse】

Sayonara, sheds!

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 2: Clearing out weeds【SoraHouse】

We clear the way to our company country house–literally. 

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 1: Tegowashi【SoraHouse】

”This is gonna be tegowashi.”

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Collapsed shed at our cheap countryside house reveals unusual Japanese gems from the past

Dilapidated outbuilding at the SoraHouse contains some surprise items that could tell a story or two.

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44 bubble machines on the roof of a Japanese country house is our idea of renovating【Video】

We start our improvements to the SoraHouse with what’s really important: weird fun.

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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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