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April 14, 2015

What do Japanese Apartment Layout Terms Mean?

Confused about the layout terminology of Japanese apartments? Read on for GaijinPot’s guide to Japanese apartment terms and finding your dream LDK away from home.

March 26, 2015

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

February 19, 2015

Avoid Large Fees By Staying in a Guest House

Be prepared to really get to know your neighbors.

February 16, 2015

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It’s time this outdated practice is stopped.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.

February 6, 2015

Housing in Japan: Apartment or Share House?

LIfe of the party or partyf or one?

January 25, 2015

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.

January 22, 2015

Battling Moisture and Mold During Japan Winters

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

January 9, 2015

10 Cheap Accommodation Options in Japan

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

December 15, 2014

Moving In Japan Made Easy

Moving house is made easier by that famous Japanese customer service

December 12, 2014

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.

March 25, 2014

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.

February 11, 2014

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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