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Offline Croninokehige

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #30 on: December 10, 2012, 03:03:39 PM »
Jack, would it not make more sense just to get a car...?

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #31 on: December 10, 2012, 03:21:25 PM »
Damn it looks like Im better off staying at my apartment and saving up money for a small scooter or a super used card.
I'm an okay mechanic with a GED.  The only thing I've ever been good at is be an outlaw.

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #32 on: December 10, 2012, 04:30:27 PM »
i used the internet and seached 礼金なし 敷金なし 甲府 found exactly what i wanted as the second listing.  being fluent in japanese helps a whole lot though.
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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #33 on: December 12, 2012, 01:12:42 PM »
I have read that Japanese people don't take that guarantor stuff lightly at all.....I'd imagine that would be a major pain.
There are companies you can pay to be your guarantor.  Usually about a man per year.
Talk about a racket, eh?

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #34 on: December 12, 2012, 04:43:32 PM »
Jack, in your case, I think it was just be easier (and most likely cheaper since you have to figure in the new price PER DAY of your commute via bus/train) to buy a car. Don't get me wrong, it is a lot of work especiallly since you'll  need to get your US license transferred to a Japanese license next year and it is not a fun process.
Especially, since you live in Minami Alps, you have to think about where your school is in relation to a station.  Is it even close enough to a station that if you lived in Kofu, for example, you could take a train and walk to the school from there?  If not, are the bus times convenient enough to the station and back? 
I think it's likely that in your situationthat  your school is far enough away from your desired location that even if you did move, it would just make your commute long, complicated and expensive. 
Of course, I am not sure what company you work for but maybe you can put in for a transfer to another location and then move?

The other option is you can look into moving into someplace like Chuo which has the minobu line and yet you can still bike to work.

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #35 on: December 13, 2012, 09:00:03 AM »
Jesse works in Minami Apls and lives right behind Kofu Station.  Spend 3-5 man on an old scooter and move man.  It sucks, its confusing, and you will need help, but in the end you'll not only be happy you moved, but also happy the accomplished what you set out to do.

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #36 on: December 13, 2012, 01:35:23 PM »
Jesse works in Minami Apls and lives right behind Kofu Station.  Spend 3-5 man on an old scooter and move man.  It sucks, its confusing, and you will need help, but in the end you'll not only be happy you moved, but also happy the accomplished what you set out to do.
its definately worth it just for living around people, instead of peach trees.

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #37 on: December 13, 2012, 02:40:23 PM »
If you've signed for another year, do it.  It is worth it, even if it is just for a year or so.
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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #38 on: December 14, 2012, 01:27:25 PM »
most places will want a 2 year contract, so if you break it you will have to paya months rent as penalty probably.  so be aware of that too.  but you can still probably find something cheap so it would be worth it. 

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #39 on: December 14, 2012, 01:33:29 PM »
Leo palace allows short term right? There's some of those about Kofu
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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #40 on: December 14, 2012, 01:37:18 PM »
Leo palace allows short term right? There's some of those about Kofu

they are expensive and suck.  i strogly disreccomend them for living.  i lived in one for like almost 4 years.  but yes they can be short term.  still reccomend a different place.

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Re: What's involved with changing apartments?
« Reply #41 on: December 14, 2012, 02:40:25 PM »
 :?  what's wrong with your spelling abilities, Jesse?
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