Planning to move to Tokyo and are clueless on how to start the renting process? We will breakdown all the steps you need to make this transition as easy as possible! Check out these 9 simple steps that will get you into your new apartment...

Article by one of our content writers, Sarah, who tells of her experiences with Tokyo moving season as an apartment hunter. In these boxes, are notes from Team Apts.jp, so you can hear both sides! Are you planning to find an apartment in Tokyo, during moving...

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...

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...

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....

So you’ve found the perfect Tokyo rental and you’re ready to apply, only to find out your initial payment is four or even five times the price of the monthly rent! If you’re not prepared for the upfront cost of renting an apartment in Japan, expect to...