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5 spacious, affordable apartments to ease you back into Japan, from now to this fall

Here are five spacious and affordable apartments for all of you out there who are planning to move in (or around) Japan in the next few months. We handpicked properties that are at least 35-sqm (377-sqft), do not cost more... More

Bilingual Real Estate Agents Answer Your Questions on Renting an Apartment in Japan from Overseas

Real Estate Japan recently conducted an email interview with staff from Sumaino SEIKA, a multilingual real estate brokerage with offices throughout Japan. We submitted questions to Sumaino SEIKA from people who are planning or hoping to move to Japan sometime... More

Tokyo Short-Term Apartments – Why choose a short-term apartment over a long-term rental?

In this article, we go over the advantages and disadvantages of renting a short-term apartment in Tokyo and give examples of different types of short-term apartments you can rent now. Why choose a short-term apartment Some things to be aware... More

5 Spacious, Affordable Apartments to Ease You Back into Japan, from June to September

Here are five spacious and affordable apartments for people who are planning to move in (or to!) Japan in the next few months. We handpicked properties that are at least 35-sqm (377-sqft), do not cost more than ¥110,000 ($996 USD)... More

5 brand new (2021) apartments you can rent now in Tokyo – June Edition

What’s better than finally being able to move into a new apartment? How about moving into a brand new apartment where you’re the very first occupant. In this article we feature five brand new (built in 2021) apartments in Tokyo... More

5 Apartments You Can Rent Now in Shinjuku — Get a bargain during the summer

Summer is a great time to move because it’s the off-peak rental season in Japan. Many landlords offer special promotional pricing on properties, so it’s a time when you can find good properties that weren’t leased out during the spring... More

3 Things to Know to Negotiate Lower Rent on an Apartment in Japan

In this article, we go over the key things you should know in order to have a chance at successfully negotiating your monthly rent in Japan. There are no guarantees, but these tips will give you a better idea of... More