If you own an apartment or residential building in the
Tokyo area and would like to rent it out, then be sure to inquire about Tokyo
Flat's property management
of the apartment buildings listed on our website is not owned or managed by us.
communicate with us in English and other European languages. Many of our staff are bilingual, and have lived overseas.
We also have several foreign employees working in our leasing department.
would be happy to communicate with you in English, Japanese, Chinese or other European languages.
In case, the lease agreement is in Japanese, English summary will be provided.
All of our units are private
apartments with their own kitchens and bathrooms.
You can rent any of our
apartments either furnished or unfurnished. As a rule, the rents shown on our
webpages are for unfurnished apartments.
if you prefer, we can furnish the
apartment with a television, washing machine, bed/mattress, curtains, microwave
oven/toaster, dining table and chairs
for a small additional monthly charge
(1,000 – 2,000 Yen per item). To return rented furniture before end of the
lease term we charge a removal fee of 5,000 Yen.
Most of our apartments have
internet connection capability. Some buildings are equipped with fiber optic/broad band
while other buildings utilize ADSL.
Utilities are not included in
long term rent.
Utility charges depend on usage, and are the responsibility of the tenant.
assist tenants in making the arrangements with the utility providers (gas,
water, electricity, internet access.)
We also arrange apartment
viewings at your convenience. We are happy to show you the apartment you are interested in,
assuming that the previous tenant has vacated.
The initial payment consists of our agency fee equal to one month rent, first month's
rent, a security deposit equal to one or two month's rent or even more.
Key money may be required. 15,000 yen or a little higher premium for a
casualty insurance policy (2-year coverage.) have to be paid.
The security deposit is refundable upon the end of the lease term, provided there are no
In most cases a
guarantor or the third party guaranty service is required. We do ask that applicants supply us with a reference so that we can
employment or other relevant information.
If you need to cancel the
rental agreement early, we ask that you provide us with written notice at least one
month in advance at the most of the cases.
Security deposits are refundable based on the rental period
after deducting any charges for apartment damage repairs.
To sign the contract you should
have official picture identification such as a passport with a valid Japanese
an alien registration card (gaikokujin toroku-sho.)
You can reserve the apartment
from overseas before arriving in Japan.
We frequently have tenants reserve
apartments by wiring a deposit prior to their arrival in Japan. The
security deposit can be paid by bank transfer,
credit card (PayPal) or in cash at our office.
Our house rules:
- Rent Payment
rent must always be paid by the end of the previous month to the account
provided to the tenant upon signing the lease agreement.
(2) In the
event the rent has not been paid by the due date in full and sufficient amount,
a penalty is calculated as stipulated in the lease contract and is payable
simultaneously with the rent.
tenant must inform Tokyo Rent K.K. immediately in case of a change of
information such as visa status, phone numbers, employer’s phone number and/or
At the tenant's expense
at the landlord's
Professional cleaning of the room upon moving out, which must be done even
though the apartment may appear clean.
Anything broken due to age. Usually, when
something breaks when it is 10 years old or more, it is considered to be due
to age, and is the landlord's responsibility.
Anything broken or damaged by the tenant,
either on purpose or by accident
Examples: scratches on
the floor, wallpaper yellowed by smoke, etc.
Stains or damage from natural causes. This
applies to tatami or fusuma (Japanese paper doors) yellowed by sunlight.
Damage to the building which occurs outside the tenant's apartment.
Excessive wear and tear
Natural wear and
Reference fee: We are always happy to express our gratitude to our
tenants when you endorse our professionalism by introducing us to your friends
in their apartment search. We are adding to our range of availabilities
continuously for short and long term rent throughout Tokyo. The information about our current
availabilities is continuously updated on the web sites that we operate, which
are as follows.
When your friend signs a new lease agreement with us, we are very pleased to
reward you in the amount of the half a month’s rent (capped at 50,000 yen).
Often, our clients receive this type of referral remuneration several times.
Office location: Our primary office is located
in central Tokyo,
very close to both the Yurakacho line (Kojimachi station) and the Hanzomon line (Hanzomon station). If you would like to visit our office in person, please let
us know in advance, and one of our staff will meet you at the local subway
station to guide you to our office.
Tokyo Rent K.K.
Central Bldg, 4F, 2-14-4,Yanagibashi, Taito ku, Yokyo