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  • Can I move-in even though I cannot speak local language?
    There are many tenants at Borderless House who do not speak local language or have just started studying, or who visit that country for the first time. Furthermore, the local housemates moving to Borderless House are interested in foreign languages and cultures, and many of them would like to speak English in daily life. Your housemates will be happy to help you in difficult situations, and many people have actually improved their language skills after moving in. Don’t worry!
  • Are there any other fees exept mothlry rent fee?
    We ask for an initial fee of 30,000 yen total, consisting of 15,000 yen management fee and 15,000 yen deposit. This initial fee has to be paid within three business days after the reservation was confirmed.
    In case you are renting a futon set from us, there is an additional one-time rental fee of 7,500 yen.
    Rent and utility of the first month (calculated on a pro-rated basis from the day of your move-in) has to be paid one week before your move-in day.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE KOREA
    We ask for an initial fee of 800,000won total, consisting of 300,000won management fee and 500,000won deposit. This initial fee has to be paid within two days after the reservation was confirmed.
    In case you are renting a bedding set from us, there is an additional one-time rental fee of 55,000 won.)
    Rent and utility of the first month (calculated on a pro-rated basis from the day of your move-in) has to be paid by your move-in day.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE TAIWAN
    We ask for an initial fee of 6,500NTD total, consisting of 1,500NTD management fee and 5,000NTD deposit. This initial fee has to be paid within three business days after the reservation was confirmed.
    In case you are renting a futon set from us, there is an additional one-time rental fee of 1,500NTD.
    Rent and utility of the first month (calculated on a pro-rated basis from the day of your move-in) has to be paid by your move-in day.
  • What is the minimum contract length? What if my move-out date is not decided yet?
    Minimum staying is one month. We make 2 years contract at first, then you can adjust the term of your contract by giving us 30 days moving out notice or 45 days renewal notice regardless the remaining contract.
    So there is no need to have your exact move-out date decided on your move-in day.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE KOREA
    Minimum staying is one month. We make 1 years contract at first, then you can adjust the term of your contract by giving us 30 days moving out notice or 45 days renewal notice regardless the remaining contract.
    So there is no need to have your exact move-out date decided on your move-in day.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE TAIWAN
    Minimum staying is one month. We make 1 years contract at first, you can adjust the term of your contract by giving us 30 days moving out notice or 45 days renewal notice regardless the remaining contract.
    So there is no need to have your exact move-out date decided on your move-in day.
  • Can I move-in together with my friend or partner?
    Since we are trying to create a family-like community in each house, unfortunately we do not allow two people moving in together as a couple or married couple, or an individual married person moving into Borderless House.
  • Is there an age limit? Can underage persons move-in too?
    Our goal is to build closely tied communities of tenants in more or less the same age group, and our tenants to be able to communicate and socialize actively. That is why we have an age limit from 18 to 35 years. It is possible to move-in as long as the person is a high-school graduate, or below 35 years old.
  • Can my friends or family stay overnight?
    You are welcome to have visitors during the day(up to 12PM), but out of consideration towards your housemate’s privacy, security and daily life rhythm, having someone stay overnight is strictly prohibited.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE KOREA
    Inviting any male friend or family is strictly prohibited in female-only houses. You are welcome to have visitors during the day with all housemates' permission, but having someone overnight is also prohinited for other's privacy and security.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE TAIWAN
    You are welcome to have visitors during the day, but out of consideration towards your housemate’s privacy, security and daily life rhythm, having someone stay overnight is strictly prohibited.
  • What kind of facilities and equipment is provided? Is there an iron?
    The common space is equipped with basic home electronics such as an air conditioner, TV, washing machine, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, rice cooker, kitchen utensils such as frying pans, pots and cutlery etc.
    *There is no common hair dryer or iron provided.
    Some houses are equipped with a dryer as well. Please check the house’s website for details.
    In each individual room, there is a desk, chair, a storage box for clothes, a book shelf, a desk light, and a garbage bin.
  • How does everyone deal with house cleaning and throwing away the garbage?
    There is no cleaning service that takes care of the house cleaning or throwing away the garbage. Instead, rules are made among the housemates to cooperate with the cleaning. The only exception are large houses (Omori House and Itabashi-kuyakushomae House), where a cleaning service comes by once a week.
    At Borderless House, we think that the communication that is necessary for creating house rules and cleaning together is important. Communicating about these daily chores might be a new chance to learn about and deeper understand each other’s values or cultures.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE KOREA
    There is no cleaning service that takes care of the house cleaning or throwing away the garbage. Instead, rules are made among the housemates to cooperate with the cleaning. The only exception is the largest house, Chungjeongno1 house, where a cleaning service comes at fortnightly intervals.
    At Borderless House, we think that the communication that is necessary for creating house rules and cleaning together is important. Communicating about these daily chores might be a new chance to learn about and deeper understand each other’s values or cultures.
    BORDERLESS HOUSE TAIWAN
    There is no cleaning service that takes care of the house cleaning or throwing away the garbage. Instead, rules are made among the housemates to cooperate with the cleaning.
    At Borderless House, we think that the communication that is necessary for creating house rules and cleaning together is important. Communicating about these daily chores might be a new chance to learn about and deeper understand each other’s values or cultures.
  • Is there a curfew?
    There is no curfew, so you can enter and leave the house at any time you like, as long as you do not disturb your housemates.
  • When I want to move-out, until when and how do I have to notify my move-out? Is there a penalty fee for cancelling the contract?
    In order to move-out, first of all please send your “Moving-out Request Form” from our website. There is no penalty fee, but 30 days of rent and utilities will be charged from the day we received the form, so make sure to send your notice at least 30 days in advance of your move-out date.