How to rent an apartment in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Posted by admin | International Students | 土曜日 20 2月 2010 16:40

Here is what it takes to rent an apartment in Japan.

1. Initial Cost

Shikikin (Refundable deposit): equivalent to 2-3 month rent

Reikin(None refundable Key Money): equivalent to 0-1 month rent

Rent for comming month

Real Estate Agent fee: equivalent to 1 month rent

Tenant Insurance: depends

2. Guarantor

Local guarantor is neccesary.

If you do not have the guarantor, there is a guarantor system available.

Check with real estate agent.

3. Furniture

The general apartment does not have furniture, electric appliances, nor curtain.

You might need:

Bed or Futon, Curtain, carpet

TV, Microwave, Refregerator, Toaster, Lights,

Gas cook top

3. Rental term

General contract term is for two years.

If you are staying in Sendai for less than two years, or even less than a year, you might think about staying in a furnished single month contract apartment.

We have following apartments available for foreign visitors.

VialCity Sendai

Alice Mizunomori