No key money, guarantor, agency fee. Pay rent by credit card. Free WiFi & English Support. You can stay as long as you want.

Renting in japan

Introduce the flow of borrowing rooms!

Procedures and Contract Flow of Rent Life Apartments

Rent an apartments with 3 steps!!

Our properties are usually marketed for Japanese tenants following typical Japanese lease terms and processes. However, by renting an apartment under a Rent Life lease, many of the headaches faced by foreigners trying to rent an apartment are eliminated.
Renting an apartment under a Rent Life lease can be easily completed with only 3 steps!

Unique points of Rentlife's Apartments

  • ◆ No Guarantor
  • ◆ No Guarantee Company
  • ◆ No Agency fee
  • ◆ No Key Money
  • ◆ include furniture and appliances
  • ◆ Rent is paid by credit card each month
  • ◆ You can stay as long as you want

  • ◆ Full English Support

★ You can still rent our apartment, even if you are visiting Japan with a working holiday visa or student visa.
(Within visa validity period, You can stay as long as you want.)

★ One month’s rent for the last month will be debited from you card. At the time of the move-out inspection, rent for the number of days remaining will be prorated and refunded to you in cash.

★ At the end of the lease, the security deposit will be refunded minus the cost of the cleaning fee.

Step 1. Search for an Apartment

◆ Search for an apartment based on your criteria and budget

The best way to find a new apartment is schedule an appointment to visit our office for a free consultation. After discussing your desires, needs, and any budgetary restraints, we will match you up with a few properties that?most closely match your criteria.

If visiting us in person isn’t possible, you can view our listings online from your laptop or smartphone. Call or send an email to inquire about properties you're interested in. We'll reply with a cost estimate and unit details.

Step 2. Reserve an Apartment

◆ Only 2 items are required to reserve an apartment

1) Application Form

We will send you a cost estimate and a link to our online application form. Please fully complete the application form. A copy of your passport ID page and a valid visa will also be required.

2) Application Deposit

We will send you a provisional contract after we receive your completed application, and copies of your passport ID and visa.

* The provisional contract is exactly the same as the actual contract, which will be given to you when you visit our office to pick up your keys

Confirm the terms of the provisional contract. Then, open the link to payment page to pay your application deposit. Payment of the application deposit is by credit card only.

* Remaining amount due must be paid in full by the lease start date. Payment will be made when you visit our office to pick up your keys.

The booking deposit (50% of 1 month's rent) will be applied to the contract fee and deducted from the total move-in cost at the time of signing the lease. In the event that you cancel your reservation, the booking deposit will not be refunded.

The apartment will be reserved for you once you complete the steps listed above.

Step 3. Contract & Moving In

◆ Contract: Sign the lease agreement and make payment

Make an appointment to visit our office during business hours on or before your lease start date. You will receive your copy of the original contract and sign it. Then, you will pay the remaining amount of deposit and your first month’s rent. Payment can be made in cash or credit card.

◆ Contract: Receive apartment key and move in

After the contract and payment processes are complete, you will receive your apartment key and will receive information regarding tenant rules, garbage disposal, Wi-Fi connection, etc. .

Renting in japan

  • Introduction
    Rent Life will solve the problem of your accommodation search. We guide and show you for free.
  • Procedures and Contract Flow of Rent Life Apartments
  • Move-In Procedures
  • Post Move-In Residency Rules
  • Rental Housing Types and How to
    Read the Floor Layouts, etc.


Rent Life Shin-Yokohama Branch, Dai-Ni Kaede Blgd. 6F, Shin-Yokohama Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa,222-0033 Japan
TEL:045-470-3214 (from Japan)  +81-45-470-3214(from overseas)

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