Hi, This is Aki.
Answering some tips to your worry.
The number of working holiday in Japan from oversea have sharply increased in recent years.
As I ask them why you chose Japan?, some says that because I love Japanese culture, I’m interested in it.
Readers in this article may be interested in working holiday in Japan or you’re gonna come to Japan near future.
・Can I get any job in Japan?
・Which area is best to live in?
・Can I make friends?
You may have some worries…
I’m gonna talk about staying experience at share-house during working holiday and also in Japan.
if you will do working holiday in japan, Here is some recommended points which you should share house at Oakhouse.
*I recommend that anyone who wants to live alone in Japan read this article.
The bottom line is that share houses are cheaper to rent, easier to move in, the staff speak English, Chinese, Korean and French, and most of all, they can interact with Japanese sharemates.
- what’s the Oakhouse?
- Easy procedure to move in
- Kind staff and any languages available
- The cost is cheap
- You only need to pay rent fee and common service fee, how simple it is!!!!
- Oakhouse is furnished
- Outsourcing company clean the facility and keep cleaned
- Provide the room only women can, so it’s safe
- You can make friends in sharehouse
- The roommates age and sex is balanced
- You can take your friends into the house
- You can get support from japanese roommates
- Users word of mouth
- To whom interested in Oakhouse
- Related articles
what’s the Oakhouse?
Oakhouse is the biggest company run share-house service
The share-house started in Tokyo first, but now in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Kyoto, Hyogo and Osaka have Oakhouse share-houses
The number of Oakhouse is about 290 stores and 6,695 rooms!)(As of 2020)
This company is famous as top shared business in share-house field which is developed sharply recently, about 1,000 rooms have increased every year.
This company have runned their business for more than 20 years so that they have much know-how and even if you have any problem, they support quickly.
Easy procedure to move in
if you start living in Japan, you need to make contracts, lots of documents such as cosigner, deposit, key money, tap water, gas, electronics and internet or something soooooo painstaking.
And also almost all of cases, you cannot make any contracts in advance before you leaving your country.
With your limited time in working holiday, shouldn’t you wanna waste your time?
However, Oak house will not require you to have cosigner, deposit, key money, tap water, gas, electronics and internet or something soooooo painstaking…. you don’t need to do anything like these painstaking procedures
Only monthly rental fee and common service fee.
Of course, no problem like any race, nationality, age, sex and income, just trust between you and company so that you don’t need to cosigner.
without painstaking procedures, you can make moving procedure into Oakhouse in your country.
just you now reading this article, of course you can apply for the procedure in advance right now.
Kind staff and any languages available
Most of Oakhouse staffs have an experience lived in share-house so they are so kind.
Some staff are japanese and also from oversees
So Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese and French is available, they can speak, even if you have any problem, they will support you in your native language.
The cost is cheap
living in share-house is much cheaper than living alone.
the average price to live alone in Tokyo is 141,863 JPY for month
However, In the case of single share-house, about 70,000 JPY
in the case of dormitory share-house , about 45,000 JPY!!!!!
|Living alone in Tokyo||141,863 JPY/month|
|Single share-house in oakhouse||70,000 JPY/month|
|Domitry share-house in oakhouse||45,000 JPY/month|
Instead of you save money, can buy shopping, go traveling in Japan!
You only need to pay rent fee and common service fee, how simple it is!!!!
Oakhouse require you to pay monthly rental fee and common service fee, that’s it.
electronics, gas, tap water n internet(wifi) is included in common service fee.
good point is it is flat-rate price
Oakhouse is furnished
if you start living alone, then you need to buy refrigerator, table, closet n bed….
The minimum price is to buy like these things about 100000JPY…sucks.
However, Oakhouse is furnished so, the initial cost is sooooo low!!
Outsourcing company clean the facility and keep cleaned
once in a week, outsourcing cleaning company come to clean common area so the share-house keep cleaned.
As the lack of stocks of commodities such as toilet paper, they restock. you don’t need to buy by yourself.
Provide the room only women can, so it’s safe
Oakhouse also provide only women share-house, it’s much safe for women.
if you think difficult to live with men, no worry, you can find women share-house.
You can make friends in sharehouse
The most your anxious point must be making friends!?
I strongly agree with.
However, most people come to Oakhouse are hoping to make friends so they are friendly.
In weekend, hanging out together, to hold house party, you can enjoy with!!!
if you are foreigner, I recommend you cook diner as your traditional dishes.
In my share-house, French mate cooked cheese fondue, had great time with having
The roommates age and sex is balanced
the generation and sex is so diverse at share-house provided by Oakhouse, n balanced.
You may find your forever partner at oakhouse!?
caz, most of cases, male n female usually share a house.
You can take your friends into the house
The most of japanese share-house company does not allow residents to take your friends into , however Oakhouse is available, you can
*Especially, the room type, single n apartment type is officially permitted
You can get support from japanese roommates
you must have any anxiety about working holiday in Japan.
As my experience, before working holiday, I was anxious about my English
so, I think it is important for you to get support by Japanese
The residents who live in Oakhouse tend to be open mind n they wanna make conversation with, even if you cannot speak in japanese well, the might well be kind and support you.
if you have any problem, you can easily ask them and get support!!!!! let’s give each other help
living alone may face some anxious situation n also you need to deal with everything by yourself, on the other hand, living in share-house is much easier circumstance than one.
Users word of mouth
— オークハウス🦐 (@oakhouse_info) July 24, 2019
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— オークハウス🦐 (@oakhouse_info) December 24, 2019
— オークハウス関西 (@oakhouse_kansai) October 21, 2019
To whom interested in Oakhouse
To you who is going to working holiday in japan, I showed some recommendations about Oakhouse
even if you strongly prefer living alone, I recommend you try to live in a few months in share-house
the cheap price is, of course, good point, but the tip to enjoy your working holiday is making friends first!!!!!!!!
thank you for reading this article to the end, as my appreciation, I finally tell you something, the almost all of Oakhouse is very famous buildings.
Oakhouse provide you movement application in advance, and also you can move into other later if you wanna change your mind.
Let’s have a lovely time in Oakhouse!!
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