As we - Japan Room Finder - are helping foreigners to find accommodation in Japan, we will present different topics here such as renting apartments, special share houses, etc.

Top 10 Cheapest Share Houses in Tokyo

October 4th, 2017 By Kathrin K

Tokyo regularly makes it into the top ten or top five list of most expensive cities worldwide to live in. This does not come as a surprise to the people in Tokyo when many would rather go to an all-night Karaoke than take an expensive taxi home (and let's be honest, after a certain hour, the Karaoke mood really drops and everyone just wants to go home).  A city ... Read More

After arriving: how to get started

May 21st, 2017 By Kathrin K

You made it. You got off the plane and finally arrived in Japan. However, after the first initial joy, a sudden realization might hit you right in your face; “where to start? So much to do!”.Moving is always a stressful experience but can be even more stressful when one moves to another country. The language is different and things might work totally different. But the experience might be less ... Read More

Renting an apartment in Japan: a guide

May 20th, 2017 By Miyuki K
Property General

Moving to Japan for studying or working?Whichever is your purpose when it comes to rent a place  you should know a few things about it.First of all Japan and Tokyo, specifically, is an over populated city with limited residential zoning therefore do not expect to find the same spacious rooms,  houses or apartments you are used in your home country.Once accepted this, renting  a place might be ... Read More

Internet services in Japan

May 14th, 2017 By Miyuki K

One of the advantages of living in a share-house or guest-house is that you can save a lot of  money on the initial costs of facilities, that is, what you usually pay when you move to a new place. If you rent a private apartment, in addition to rent you may pay for a new bed, blanket, pillow, table and chairs, TV, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, washing machine, curtains (also check ... Read More

Oyama Share House

April 27th, 2017 By Miyuki K

Have you heard about Oyama?Japan's capital city is bigger than you might think! Tokyo is not only Shibuya or Roppongi, but it has much more interesting places to offer! :) Do you search for a quiet place to live in? Would you like to live close to Ikebukuro station? Do you like to eat out? Then you will probably love Oyama! Oyama is a small station only three stop ... Read More