Finding the right apartment for you and your family can be tricky, and finding the right area in Tokyo can add an extra layer of complexity. What constitutes a “perfect apartment” varies greatly by person, but with a little research and a clear understanding of...

Tokyo is not the easiest place to live on a budget, but there are plenty of ways to make your yen last a bit longer. One of the easiest is by finding a relatively affordable apartment in one of the lesser-known neighborhoods in Tokyo....

So you’ve found the perfect Tokyo apartment but there’s just one problem - it’s much smaller than you expected. Luckily, Japanese people are masters of making the most of small spaces and creating clever storage solutions. Here’s our advice on how to best utilize the...

Finding a new apartment in Tokyo isn’t easy, especially if you are new to the city. In addition, depending on the time of year, it can also be very competitive. These are our recommendations for getting ahead of the game....

There are many things to consider when you move to Japan as an expat and, if you are moving with your family, settling down in a family-friendly neighborhood in Tokyo might be one of them. We’ve compiled a list of our top six picks for Tokyo...

With a population of over 9 million people, the city of Tokyo has a neighborhood to suit every conceivable personality type. So, instead of choosing your new apartment based on your work commute alone, why not try living somewhere that matches your interests?...

This week we met up with Winnie from Indonesia to talk about her experience apartment-hunting in Japan. After being offered a position in digital advertising at an agency in Tokyo, Winnie got in touch with Apts.jp to help her find her new home....

When moving to Japan as a family, or starting a family in Japan, one of your biggest concerns will be your child's education. We gathered responses from 50 expat families and compiled this list of the most highly recommended international schools for children living in...

We sat down with French Ph.D. Student and Software Developer, Lana, to chat about her experience finding her new apartment in Tokyo. Lana has been living in Japan for over 6 years and speaks fluent Japanese, however, after seven months of rejected rental applications she...