Tips for Renting an Apartment in Tokyo
Renting in Tokyo
An initial priority when coming to Tokyo for more than a week or two is finding a room. As owners struggle to fill properties in the current economy, foreigners may find more doors open to them, but there is still no shortage of owners that categorically refuse foreigners. Be ready for it, and accept it.
A full apartment rental in Tokyo can pose challenges for foreigners as most rental contracts require a month or two of partially refundable security deposit, a month’s rent to the agent, insurance costs, a Japanese …