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HOW TO RENT AN APARTMENT IN JAPAN // Key Real Estate Terms Explained (Part 2)

Hello! Welcome to part two of my series about moving in Japan Today’s topic is: Key Japanese real estate terms explained. As I mentioned in part one which if you haven’t already watch go and check that out first! I recommend it for you to build a list of requirements so you have a better […]

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My TERRIBLE Japanese Apartment Experience!

Where have you been? So I’ve lived in Japan on and off for about 8 years. I’ve lived in Nagoya, Hokkaido and Chiba. And I moved into this apartment about 8 months ago. The location is really good. It’s right at Chiba station, it’s in the shopping district. So attention stalkers now you know where […]

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HOW TO RENT AN APARTMENT IN JAPAN // Property Inspections and Things to Prepare (Part 3)

hello welcome to part 3 of my series about moving in Japan today’s topic is property inspections and things to prepare okay so when you found some properties that you’re interested in the next step is to contact a real estate agent and try to arrange inspections now properties in Japan aren’t restricted to one […]

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HOW TO RENT AN APARTMENT IN JAPAN // 6 Things to Consider (Part 1)

hello welcome to the first video in a series of five that I’m going to make about moving in Japan now everything else share is based on my personal experiences from having moved here from overseas as well as my more recent move earlier this year okay let’s begin today’s topic is six things to […]

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HOW TO RENT AN APARTMENT IN JAPAN // The Actual Move and Settling In (Part 5)

hello welcome to the last video in my series about moving in Japan today’s topic is the actual move and settling in step 1 preparing for the move when I first came to Japan from Australia I did not bring a lot with me so most of the stuff that I did bring I just […]

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5 Reasons Why Foreigners Can’t Rent Apartments in Japan

Hey what’s up YouTube? Are you new to Japan? Thinking about moving to Japan? Or you’ve been here a while, and you have difficulty finding a place to live? Well, here are the five reasons why foreigners are denied housing in Japan. Please Like & Subscribe. All right, you’re a perfect candidate for the apartment […]

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HOW TO RENT AN APARTMENT IN JAPAN // Private vs UR Housing (Part 4)

Hello! Today’s topic is: Private apartments versus UR Housing. Let’s jump straight into it! Private apartments are owned by individual landlords whereas UR Chintai or UR housing is a corporation formed by the Japanese national government. From what I’ve seen, UR Housing is generally bigger complexes and tend to be further away from the station. […]

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Why Foreigners Have Difficulty Renting in Japan

Hello, world! Why do foreigners have a hard time renting in Japan? There are many reasons as we’ll hear about, but first of all, is it even a big problem? rental accommodation you have like 40% of foreigners who have looked for it have been told no because they’re a foreigner and once you haven’t […]

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