Japan, Olympics and COVID-19

    May 21, 2021 @ 11:30 AM / by Jimmy Shimizu

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    What comes to your mind first when you hear "Tokyo"? Of course, the automatic connection everyone makes, it is the capital of Japan. For those who have been lucky enough to visit the city, it reminds one of how it is both safe and clean while being one of the largest cities in the world. 

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    What is 'Key Money' and how does it impact renters in Japan?

    Sep 04, 2019 @ 12:50 PM / by Zach Rossignol

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    As expatriates in Japan search for rental housing, they should be aware of a common fee required on top of rent and security deposit. This payment is called ‘key money’ or in Japanese, ‘reikin’ (礼金).

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