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10 Things You Need to Rent an Apartment in Japan

Looking for an apartment in Japan? Here are 10 essential things to prepare before you start your search

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Avoid Large Fees By Staying in a Guest House

Be prepared to really get to know your neighbors.

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What’s The Deal With Key Money?

It's time this outdated practice is stopped. Only rent from landlords who don't charge any key money.

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Housing in Japan: Apartment or Share House?

LIfe of the party or partyf or one?

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6 Ways To Find Furniture For Your Japanese Apartment

Need to furnish your new home in Japan? GaijinPot’s how-to guide has the best places to find quality and affordable furniture in Japan.

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Battling Moisture and Mold During Japan Winters

Mold is a serious health issue and is something you need to pay attention to.

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10 Cheap Accommodation Options in Japan

Need a place to crash? Here's 10 cheap options for your next stay in Japan.

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Moving In Japan Made Easy

Moving house is made easier by that famous Japanese customer service

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Renting in Japan made easier with Bilingual Brokerage Assistance

Renting an apartment in Japan doesn't have to be difficult. Learn more about the GaijinPot Bilingual Brokerage Assistance service.

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Finding Pet Friendly Apartments in Japan

Are you looking for a pet friendly apartment in Japan? They are hard to find but not impossible, as GP contributor Lynn Allmon has found out.

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Save Money By Insulating Your Japanese Apartment

Winter in Japan means cold toes and high energy bills. Follow these simple tips to insulate your apartment and keep your toes and wallet happy.

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GPod 12: How To Rent An Apartment In Tokyo

One of the first major challenges that many foreigners face when moving to Japan is renting an apartment. To help us understand this process we are joined by Adam German from Real Estate Japan, who is going to guide us through the necessary steps of securing your new home in Japan.

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Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists