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How to Live in a Japanese Apartment: Household Appliance English-Japanese Glossary

This article is part of our series on how to live in a Japanese apartment. In this chapter we present a basic English-Japanese glossary of useful words having to do with washing machines, air conditioners, and refrigerators. Washing machine English Japanese... More

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Webinar: How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The webinar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on Tuesday, June 8th (JST).

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Webinar: How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing Japan. The webinar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on May 18th (JST).

Living

Best places to live in Kansai – 2021 Survey

These neighborhoods were chosen as the best three places to live in the Kansai area, based on a recent survey of locals, conducted by SUUMO, a Japanese real estate listing site. Kansai is the region in western Japan that includes... More

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Webinar: How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The webinar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on April 6th (JST).

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Finding Student Friendly Apartments in Tokyo

The new school year is just around the corner in Japan – where the school year starts in April and ends in March – so for our eager scholars looking for some information on how to find a short-term apartment... More

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Why are these apartments in Tokyo so “cheap”? — A brief primer on budget apartments in Japan

In today’s feature, we take a look at really “cheap” apartments that you can rent in the suburbs of Tokyo and briefly explain why they appear to offer such low rent. In our property descriptions, we like to avoid using... More

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Top 5 Places Where Foreigners are Renting Apartments in Tokyo: January 2021 Edition

In this post, we present the Top 5 most popular stations for people searching for properties to rent on realestate.co.jp in January 2021. The ranking below is based on an analysis of property listings in the Tokyo 23 Wards that people viewed and... More

Housing Service Blog

3 Tips for Taking the Stress Out of Furnishing Your Apartment in Japan

In Japan, January marks the start of the busy moving season as it’s a few months away from the start of the Japanese fiscal year on April 1st. However, moving usually peaks around mid-February to early April. Below are three... More

Seminars

Webinar: How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on March 9th (JST).

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Webinar: How to Buy a Home in Japan as a Foreigner And How COVID-19 is Affecting the Japanese Real Estate Market

Online version of our popular series of seminars on how to buy your dream home (not investment property) in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on February 20th (JST).

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Webinar: How to Buy a Home in Japan as a Foreigner And How COVID-19 is Affecting the Japanese Real Estate Market

Online version of our popular series of seminars on how to buy your dream home (not investment property) in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on February 13th (JST).

Seminars

Webinar: How to Buy a Home in Japan as a Foreigner And How COVID-19 is Affecting the Japanese Real Estate Market

Online version of our popular series of seminars on how to buy your dream home (not investment property) in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on February 6th (JST).

Seminars

Webinar: How to Buy a Home in Japan as a Foreigner And How COVID-19 is Affecting the Japanese Real Estate Market

Online version of our popular series of seminars on how to buy your dream home (not investment property) in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on February 2nd (JST).

Seminars

Webinar: How to Rent an Apartment in Japan as a Foreigner

Learn how to rent an apartment in Japan and the main issues foreigners face when looking for housing in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 6:30PM to 7:30PM on February 16th (JST).

Seminars

Webinar: How to Buy a Home in Japan as a Foreigner And How COVID-19 is Affecting the Japanese Real Estate Market

Online version of our popular series of seminars on how to buy your dream home (not investment property) in Japan. The seminar will be held live online from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on January 16th (JST).

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Where to live in Chiba for an Easy Commute to Tokyo and Nishi Funabashi: Gyotoku Station

In this installment of our popular series on where to live in Chiba, I’d like to introduce a great station in Chiba that isn’t very well known among foreigners. Gyotoku Station Gyotoku station is located in the city of Ichikawa,... More

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Top 5 Places Where Foreigners Are Renting Apartments in Tokyo: December 2020 Edition

In this post, we present the Top 5 most popular stations for people searching for properties to rent on realestate.co.jp as we head to the last few days of December 2020. The ranking below is based on an analysis of property listings... More

Living

Video: What it’s like to commute in Tokyo and prioritizing commute time when choosing an apartment

In this video, Scott gives us an overview of the average commute time in Tokyo, examples of typical commutes and how his own past commuting experience has been. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Japanese government is offering... More

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Study Japanese in Tokyo at ARC Tokyo Japanese Language School – 3 Neighborhoods to Commute From

It’s never too early (or late) to get a little research on for future goals! In this article we’ll introduce a highly acclaimed language school in Tokyo and a few of the diverse neighborhoods you can choose to live in... More