Faq

  • What is a share house?

    At a share house residents share common facilities such as kitchen, living, bathroom and showers while having private bedrooms. Share house is known as a place for residents to communicate and exchange.

  • It’s my first time living in a share house.

    Feel free to view our houses. The best way to know about our share houses is to see it in person. We offer a guided tour so you can understand all about it. Our representative will also support you after you move in.

  • How much is the initial cost?

    The initial cost is as follows.

    1. Processing fee: 16,200yen
    2. Rent and utility for the first month (Prorated rate)
    3. Rent and utility for the next month
  • What is a utility?

    The utility includes electricity, gas, water, internet and household supplies.

  • How can I pay electricity, gas, and water?

    There is no need to pay electricity, gas, and water. They are included in the utility.

  • Do I need to pay key money and security deposit?

    No, you do not need to pay key money and security deposit. Also there is no commission fee or any type of deposit.

  • Do I need a guarantor?

    No, you don’t need a guarantor. We will only need an emergency contact of your family member.

  • How early can I reserve a room?

    From 1 month in advance. Please come and view the room before making a reservation.

  • Is it mandatory to view a room before making a reservation?

    To ensure that residents are happy with their living space, we require possible residents to view before reserving.

  • What documents are required to sign a contract?

    One of the following ID. Drivers licence, health insurance, passport, or foreigners residence card.

  • What is the minimum stay?

    The minimum stay is one month.

  • Can I Register a Resident card?

    Yes, you may register a resident card.

  • Is wifi available?

    We provide free wifi in common spaces and in every room. Some of our house have shared a computer to use too.

  • Are rooms furnished?

    Every private room includes a bed, curtains, room light, and AC. Common space includes a refrigerator, microwave, rice cooker, and washing machine. You can start your stay with just a suitcase.

  • Is there a parking space for bicycles?

    Some of our house have parking space. Please contact us for availability.

  • Is there a parking space for cars?

    Some of our house have parking space for cars. The parking cost is extra. Please contact us for availability.

  • Is there a parking space for motorbikes?

    Some of our house have parking space for motorbikes. The parking cost is extra. Please contact us foravailability.

  • Is there any extra cost for showers and bath?

    No, there is no extra cost for showers and bath.

  • Are there any extra costs for using the washing machine?

    No, using the washing machine is free.

  • How is the house maintained?

    Common spaces are cleaned by our cleaning staff once a week. The frequency is different among houses.

  • Is there a curfew?

    No, there is no curfew. Residents can come and go as they please. But please be considerate to other residents late at night or early in the morning.

  • Does the house hold any events or parties?

    Many dinner gatherings are organized by residents and there are seasonal outdoor events such as cherry blossom viewing and fireworks. Also, events organized by management are held 3 – 4 times a year.

  • Do I need to attend events and parties?

    No, there is no need to attend events and parties. Feel free to do as you wish. For every event held, about half of the residents attend.

  • Do I need to be able to speak in Japanese?

    Speaking Japanese is not a requirement because we have English speaking staff to assist you. The contract is also written in English.

  • What is the moving out process?

    We require one month notice. Our staff will go through a final inspection that you are required to be present on the day you move.