Source text - Japanese 第1条 総則
Translation - English Article 1 General Rules
The buyer and contractor (hereafter, the buyer will be called “first”, the contractor “second” and together "persons concerned".) both respectively promise to preserve the laws of Japan, work together and fulfill in trust this contract which is based on the attached documents and blueprints (collectively the “design plans”); even in the case stated below where the design plans have changed.
Translation - English Article 5: Responsibilities of any Encumbrances or Outstanding damages.
1) The Seller must remove, if any, any encumbrances on the property, an easement, mortgage, or other liability on a property, which impedes its use, or transfer before the conveyance finalization date.
2)In the case where the obligations of this contract cannot be implemented by either the seller or buyer, because of reason(s) that are uncontrollable, where by the property disappears, and/or is damaged, this contract can be nullified. In the case where the contract is nullified and voided, the seller agrees to return all money received from the buyer for purchase of the property, without interest.
Bachelor's degree - University of Montana
Years of translation experience: 4. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2004.
-I have lived in Japan as a highschool student, university student and as a professional. I currently live in America half the year and Japan half the year..
-I received the Monbusho scholarship to study for one-year at Kumamoto University.
-I graduated with Honors in Japanese from the University of Montana in 2002.
-I worked as a professional translator and project Manager for Ikee Architecture in Hokkaido, Japan during 2006 and continue to help them as a freelancer.
-I've translated materials dealing with business, construction, real estate, medicine, literature, religion,law,etc.
-most of my translating experience was done on an informal basis up until 2004: I had translated written materials for friends,classes and had acted as a interpreter between Japanese natives and people from various countries. I started to pursue freelance translating in the beginning of 2004. I worked as a professional full time translator/interpreter/project manager for Ikee Architecture in Hokkaido, Japan over 2006. Over the last three years I have gained translation experience in business, construction, realty, law, and literature.