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You have probably read articles proclaiming things like “FREE houses in the Japanese countryside” or similar. Although you can get old houses for free or near free, these are often in deep countryside, up a mountain, inaccessible, with […]
Whether you are moving within Japan, or moving to Japan from abroad, there are several procedures that must be followed. They are as follows. If you are moving within Japan -> Submit a moving out notice to your […]

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Our service Omakase Helper provides expats with help in many different areas of their lives in Japan, from enrolling kids in a Japanese daycare to filling out tax forms. This blog will focus on one of our key […]

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Renting a new apartment in Japan can be quite costly. Unlike in other countries, there are a myriad of hidden expenses to consider when you move. It is a general rule that you will need four-six months rent […]

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Moving to Japan? This is what to expect. There are three main types of housing in the rental market in Japan – mansions, apartments and houses. A mansion (マンション) tends to be a good quality concrete apartment complex […]

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Tokyo is a megapolis of almost 40 million people, therefore finding the right place to live for your family can be a challenge. We will list some of the best places Tokyo has on offer. If you’re moving […]