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Metropolitan Tokyo offers expats of all means a variety of options with respect to living arrangements. From business motels to luxury hotels, short-stay apartments, standard and “mansion” apartments, furnished apartments, and condominiums, there are an endless amount of choices for expat singles, couples, and families.

Tokyo’s rental rates are often compared to New York and London, with the majority of the price tag based on location within the city, proximity to public transportation (most commonly one or several train stations), and size. A variety of other factors play into how monthly rent is appraised, but these by far are the most important issues. Monthly rental rates have been fairly stable over the past decade or so and while the g…