Relocating to Tokyo: Video Guide by Plaza Homes


In this video presentation, Plaza Homes, one of Tokyo’s leading bilingual real estate brokerages, presents essential information for helping you and your family relocate to Tokyo.

Guide to relocating to Tokyo

If you are relocating to Tokyo for work or a change of life, this video by Plaza Homes is an excellent overview of the facts and considerations you’ll want to know to plan your move.

You’ll learn about Tokyo’s climate, money in Japan and why it’s important to carry plenty of cash, even though e-money is becoming more and more widely used and even how consumption tax varies by what you are buying. The video also covers many other topics and administrative procedures for living comfortably here, including:

  • Medical services
  • Japan’s Registry Management System
  • “My Number” system
  • Transportation
  • IC cards
  • Deciding what to pack
  • Finding a home and understanding leases
  • International schools

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Plaza Homes’s website also provides comprehensive information about renting a home in Tokyo and living in Japan. Here are just a few topics they cover:

Renting apartments in Tokyo

Plaza Homes can help you find your home in Tokyo, whether you are searching by neighborhood in popular ex-pat areas or by property type or particular amenities, such as a freestanding home, high-rise apartment or pet-friendly property.

Living in Japan guide

Designed for expats living in and relocating to Japan, full of practical information and answers to everyday questions about living in Japan.

Please visit the Rental section of the Plaza Homes website to learn more.

For more information

Plaza Homes specializes in arranging luxury residences for rent. With properties from spacious houses to hotel-like high-rise apartments, expatriates can expect the highest of standards and specifications to be met.

For their non-Japanese customers, Plaza Homes has experienced bilingual sales associates who will introduce residences and assist you with your ongoing home search and with your needs by providing general life information as well consulting.

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