There are many moving companies to choose from within Tokyo, and it can be hard to determine which best suits your needs. We’ve compiled the following list of the most recommended English-speaking movers servicing the Tokyo area (current as of mid-2019)....

Spring is coming to Tokyo! Bring your friends and join us for a cherry blossom picnic anytime between 12-5pm on Saturday, March 30th at Yoyogi Park!...

We’re delighted to share this great feedback from our client Adam, who recently moved to Japan from the United States. "I've dealt with many real estate agents in Japan. Most of them are nice at the start and then become unavailable if you don't choose...

The final inspection and cleaning fee can be an additional stress for foreign residents when moving out of an apartment in Japan. In some countries, rent inspections occur regularly throughout the tenancy, however, in Japan, your apartment will only be inspected at the end of...

Going through the process of renting an apartment in Japan? You may have noticed it's not quite the same as in the west. One of the key differences is the first-in, first-served application screening. Here’s a play-by-play of what actually happens when you want to...

We caught up with Australian software engineer, Tim, who recently moved to Japan to start an exciting new job in e-commerce. Tim contacted Apts.jp via a recommendation from a friend, and here he tells us about his experience finding a new home in Tokyo....

Arranging a Japanese guarantor is perhaps the most difficult part of applying for an apartment for newcomers to Japan. You may not know anybody at all, or perhaps you have some Japanese acquaintances but don’t feel comfortable asking for them to vouch for you. Whatever...