How to start your Airbnb business in WAKAYAMA?

How to start your Airbnb business in Wakayama

It’s very easy to start your Airbnb in Wakayama!

Properties, houses and land are far from expensive in Wakayama.

There are also a lot of KOMINKAs to choose from.

Wakayama has the sea and mountains and all kinds of nature…all in one prefecture.

It only takes about an hour by car from the KIX (Kansai International Airport) and Osaka City.

You can rent a car to go around if you have an international driver’s license.

To start an Airbnb business in Japan, you should take these simple steps;

1) Purchase a property (a house or land).

The brokerage fee will be about 3~5% of your property’s price.

2) Contact and apply to the local fire department and the public health center.

It will cost you at least 1,000,000 JPY.

You must deposit 100,000 JPY in advance. Please note that the fee is non-refundable.

3) Get some furniture.

4) Undergo the inspection from officials

5) Get a license for your accommodation business

6) Take photos of your house and list them on Airbnb.

7) Prepare “House Rules” and other manuals for your house.

This will cost you about 20,000 JPY.

About the Hotel License.

You will need to get a license for your Airbnb business.

You will need to install emergency lights and fire alarms in your property.

We are here to help you with all this!

How much is Management fee?

The management fee for your property will be 20% of your sales per month.


We will do all the bookings, cleaning, arranging tour guides/taxis and offer tourist information for the guests.


We will also do security patrols in case of typhoons or other natural disasters.


The minimum fee will be 10,000 JPY/month.


We will be receiving house cleaning fees from the Airbnb guests.

We will also be claiming cleaning fees from the house owner after their stay.


If you have any inquiries, please ask us anything!


Ask us anything.