• 1995

    Jul.

    NEXT HOME Co. founded.

  • 1997

    Mar.

    NEXT Co., Ltd. established in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture.

    Apr.

    Launched HOME'S, a website for real estate and housing information.

  • 2001

    Jul.

    Head office relocated to Shinkawa 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

  • 2002

    Jan.

    Capital tie-up with Rakuten Inc.

  • 2004

    Mar.

    Head office relocated to Shinkawa 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

  • 2005

    Apr.

    Osaka branch opened in Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture.
    NEXT acquires e-sumai Co., Ltd., an email advertising firm.

  • 2006

    Feb.

    Information Security Management System (ISMS, ISO27001) and BS7799 certification earned.
    Head office relocated to Harumi 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

    Jun.

    Fukuoka branch opened in Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture.

    Oct.

    Shares listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Section.
    Launched Lococom, a website for local information.

  • 2007

    Feb.

    Wilnic Co., Ltd. established as a joint venture with ITOCHU Corporation.

    Mar.

    Information Security Management System (ISO/IEC27001:2005) certification earned.

    Apr.

    Acquired Renter's Co., an ASP that helps real estate agents organize properties and clients, making it a wholly owned subsidiary.

    Jul.

    NEXT Financial Service Co., Ltd. established to operate rental guarantee business.

    Sep.

    NEXT Financial Service Co., Ltd. acquires rental guarantee business from Japan Synthesis Guarantee Co., Ltd.

  • 2008

    Jun.

    Nagoya branch opened in Nishi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture.

  • 2009

    Dec.

    Opened sales office in Okinawa.

  • 2010

    Mar.

    Shares listed on TSE First Section.

    Jul.

    Absorbed consolidated subsidiary Wilnic Co., Ltd.

    Aug.

    Withdrew from the rental guarantee business with sale of all shares of stock in consolidated subsidiary NEXT Financial Service Co., Ltd. to Home Net Co., Ltd.

  • 2011

    Jan.

    Head office relocated to larger space in Minato-ku, Tokyo.

    Feb.

    Complete ownership acquired in Littel KK, a partnership with the University of Tokyo.
    Launched MONEYMO, a website for searching for insurance agents and making appointments.

    Mar.

    Absorbed consolidated subsidiary Littel KK.

    Sep.

    HOME'S PROPERTY MEDIA (THAILAND) CO., LTD. (now Lifull (THAILAND) Co., Ltd.) formed in Kingdom of Thailand (Thailand).

    Dec.

    Invested in Next Property Media Holdings Limited (NPM) to provide real estate information services in People's Republic of China (China).
    Invested in Rakuya International Info. Co. Ltd., which operates one of the largest real estate information sites in Taiwan.

  • 2012

    Jan.

    Launched HOME'S Thailand, a website for real estate and housing information in Thailand.
    Launched homescn.com, a website for real estate and housing information in China.

    Apr.

    Invested in PT. Rumah Media (now PT. Lifull Media Indonesia) in Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia).

    Aug.

    Launched RumahRumah, a website for real estate and housing information in Indonesia.

  • 2013

    Apr.

    Decided to withdraw from real estate information service business in China.

    Sep.

    Invested in FLYMEe Inc., which operates a furniture and interior goods e-commerce site, making it an equity-method affiliate.

  • 2014

    Apr.

    Launched HOME'S Style Market, an e-commerce website for furniture and interior goods.

    Oct.

    Established LIFULL Fam Co., Ltd, supporting compatibility between child rearing and work.

    Nov.

    Acquired Trovit Search, S.L. (Spain), which operates one of the world's largest aggregation sites, making it a wholly owned subsidiary.

  • 2015

    May.

    Acquired Axelion Co., Ltd.

    Jul.

    Established LIFULL senior Co., Ltd., LIFULL MOVE Co., Ltd., LIFULL Fin Tech Co., Ltd. and LIFULL SPACE Co., Ltd., as a wholly owned subsidiary.

    Nov.

    Established LIFULL bizas Co., Ltd., operating back office work etc.

    Dec.

    Started australian real estate and housing information site LIFULL Australia Real Estate

  • 2016

    Jun.

    Opened branch in Sapporo, Hokkaido.

    Sep.

    Acquired the inbound business related to real estate investment managed by Marimo Co., Ltd.

    Nov.

    Established LIFULL Remodel Co., Ltd., a joint venture subsidiary with Kwasawa Corporation.

  • 2017

    Jan.

    JG Marketing Co., Ltd., which manages the cloud funding platform, became a subsidiary.

    Apr.

    Changed company name to LIFULL Corporation. Integrate the provided services into the "LIFULL" brand. Headquarters moved to Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

    Vietnam Creative Consulting Co., Ltd., which develops software and application business, became a subsidiary.