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Looking for More Room to Work From Home in Tokyo? This Week’s Top 5 WFH Properties

If you’re looking for more room to work from home or simply want to move into a bigger apartment, today’s feature is for you! In this post, we have selected five of the best properties in the Tokyo area that... More

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

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

Japanese Apartment Bathrooms Explained

Generally speaking, the main components of bathrooms in Japanese and western countries are the same. However, there are a few quirks of Japanese washrooms that you might want to be aware of if you’re thinking of moving to Japan. This... More

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

What is the average rent in Yokohama?

The overall average rent for the city of Yokohama is ¥79,228 ($763), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. Average rent in Yokohama by Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK... More

What is the average rent in Saitama?

The overall average rent for the city of Saitama is ¥69,549 ($668), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors. Average rent in Saitama by Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK... More