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Planning to Rent an Apartment in Japan? 7 Important Things to Prepare

It is one of the biggest challenges that many foreigners have to face when they plan on staying in Japan: looking for a place to live. For foreign residents, renting an apartment (アパート, apaato) in Japan could be exciting yet painful at the same time. It is a complicated process that requires a lot of…

Thou Shall Not Fear, Fudosan (Real Estate Agents) are Here!

Finding a place to stay is one of the many concerns that people have when they move to or inside of Japan. This is actually the case for both foreign and Japanese people who go through the stresses of a house move. realtokyoestate.co.jp/ Luckily, real estate agents or Fudosan as they are called in Japan…

Experience to share: The headache of house moving in Japan

Because Tottori University International House (probably that of other universities too) only caters international students for a maximum of one year, I moved out to rent an apartment last month. Author’s photo Hey, I tell you what, the whole process was quite tedious, especially if you have a problem communicating in Japanese. For me, although…