• Kyodo


The number of new condominiums put up for sale in the greater Tokyo area jumped 22.3 percent in November from a year before to 5,006 units, a research institute said Monday.

Of the new condos in Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures, 79.6 percent found buyers, up 7.7 points from a year earlier and topping the boom-or-bust threshold of 70 percent for the 10th month straight, according to Real Estate Economic Institute.

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