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Shanghai Apartments for Rent

Chevalier Place HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090055
Rentals

Chevalier Place

¥ 62,000 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size260.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
260.00 m2
Modern Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Chevalier Place. It has 3 [more]
Modern Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Cheva [more]
¥ 62,000 /mo.
Modern Apartment in Former French Concession HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090098
Rentals

Modern Apartment in Former French Concession

¥ 38,000 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size155.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
155.00 m2
Modern Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 3 bedrooms and 155 sq.m. floor [more]
Modern Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 3 bedrooms [more]
¥ 38,000 /mo.
Renovated Apartment in West Nanjing Road Area HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC091391
Rentals

Renovated Apartment in West Nanjing Road Are...

¥ 13,500 /mo.
Bedrooms1
Baths1
Size70.00 m2
1 Bedrooms
1 Baths
70.00 m2
Old Apartment for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. It has 1 bedroom and 70 sq.m. floor space. The [more]
Old Apartment for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. It has 1 bedroom and 70 sq [more]
¥ 13,500 /mo.
Joffre Garden HAO Realty Shanghai HAOSH091856
Rentals

Joffre Garden

¥ 36,000 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size126.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
126.00 m2
Modern Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Joffre Garden. It has 3 b [more]
Modern Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Joffr [more]
¥ 36,000 /mo.
Haili Garden HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC091108
Rentals

Haili Garden

¥ 18,800 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size130.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
130.00 m2
Modern Apartment for Rent in Downtown area, within Huangpu District. Situated in Haili Garden. It has 3 bedrooms and 130 [more]
Modern Apartment for Rent in Downtown area, within Huangpu District. Situated in Haili Garden. It ha [more]
¥ 18,800 /mo.
Xujiahui Garden HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC091007
Rentals

Xujiahui Garden

¥ 22,000 /mo.
Bedrooms2
Baths2
Size140.00 m2
2 Bedrooms
2 Baths
140.00 m2
Modern Apartment for Rent in Xujiahui area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Xujiahui Garden. It has 2 bedrooms and 14 [more]
Modern Apartment for Rent in Xujiahui area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Xujiahui Garden. It h [more]
¥ 22,000 /mo.

Shanghai Lane Houses

Lane House in Downtown HAO Realty Shanghai HAOSH091915
Rentals

Lane House in Downtown

¥ 19,800 /mo.
Bedrooms2
Baths2
Size150.00 m2
2 Bedrooms
2 Baths
150.00 m2
Lane House for Rent in Downtown area, within Changning District. It has 2 bedrooms and 150 sq.m. floor space.
Lane House for Rent in Downtown area, within Changning District. It has 2 bedrooms and 150 sq.m. flo [more]
¥ 19,800 /mo.
Lane House in Former French Concession HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090481
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Lane House in Former French Concession

¥ 23,000 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size130.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
130.00 m2
Lane House for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 3 bedrooms and 130 sq.m. floor space [more]
Lane House for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 3 bedrooms and 1 [more]
¥ 23,000 /mo.
Lane House in West Nanjing Road Area HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090351
Rentals

Lane House in West Nanjing Road Area

¥ 9,500 /mo.
Bedrooms1
Baths1
Size65.00 m2
1 Bedrooms
1 Baths
65.00 m2
Lane House for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. It has 1 bedroom and 65 sq.m. floor space. The la [more]
Lane House for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. It has 1 bedroom and 65 sq.m. [more]
¥ 9,500 /mo.
Lane House in Former French Concession HAO Realty Shanghai HAOSH091845
Rentals

Lane House in Former French Concession

¥ 70,000 /mo.
Bedrooms5
Baths3
Size320.00 m2
5 Bedrooms
3 Baths
320.00 m2
Lane House for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 5 bedrooms and 320 sq.m. floor space [more]
Lane House for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 5 bedrooms and 3 [more]
¥ 70,000 /mo.
Lane House in Jing'an Temple Area HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC091711
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Lane House in Jing’an Temple Area

¥ 70,000 /mo.
Bedrooms6
Baths3
Size320.00 m2
6 Bedrooms
3 Baths
320.00 m2
Lane House for Rent in Jing'an Temple area, within Jingan District. It has 6 bedrooms and 320 sq.m. floor space. The lan [more]
Lane House for Rent in Jing'an Temple area, within Jingan District. It has 6 bedrooms and 320 sq.m. [more]
¥ 70,000 /mo.
Zhonghua Xincun HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090133
Rentals

Zhonghua Xincun

¥ 28,000 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size138.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
138.00 m2
Lane House for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. Situated in Zhonghua Xincun. It has 3 bedrooms an [more]
Lane House for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. Situated in Zhonghua Xincun. [more]
¥ 28,000 /mo.

Shanghai Villas for Rent

China Garden HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090497
Rentals

China Garden

¥ 31,000 /mo.
Bedrooms4
Baths3
Size270.00 m2
4 Bedrooms
3 Baths
270.00 m2
Villa for Rent in Hongqiao area, within Changning District. Situated in China Garden. It has 4 bedrooms and 270 sq.m. fl [more]
Villa for Rent in Hongqiao area, within Changning District. Situated in China Garden. It has 4 bedro [more]
¥ 31,000 /mo.
Qinfeng Yajing HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC090092
Rentals

Qinfeng Yajing

¥ 45,000 /mo.
Bedrooms5
Baths6
Size500.00 m2
5 Bedrooms
6 Baths
500.00 m2
Villa for Rent in Xujing area, within Qingpu District. Situated in Qinfeng Yajing. It has 5 bedrooms and 500 sq.m. floor [more]
Villa for Rent in Xujing area, within Qingpu District. Situated in Qinfeng Yajing. It has 5 bedrooms [more]
¥ 45,000 /mo.
Dudong Villa HAO Realty Shanghai HAOTW086244
Rentals

Dudong Villa

¥ 50,000 /mo.
Bedrooms5
Baths5
Size380.00 m2
5 Bedrooms
5 Baths
380.00 m2
Villa for Rent in Pudong District. Situated in Dudong Villa. It has 5 bedrooms and 380 sq.m. floor space. The villa is s [more]
Villa for Rent in Pudong District. Situated in Dudong Villa. It has 5 bedrooms and 380 sq.m. floor s [more]
¥ 50,000 /mo.
Villa in Former French Concession HAO Realty Shanghai HAODL073734
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Villa in Former French Concession

¥ 70,000 /mo.
Bedrooms6
Baths3
Size300.00 m2
6 Bedrooms
3 Baths
300.00 m2
Villa for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 6 bedrooms and 300 sq.m. floor space. The [more]
Villa for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 6 bedrooms and 300 sq [more]
¥ 70,000 /mo.
Jingyuan Siji Yuting HAO Realty Shanghai HAOTW086472
Rentals

Jingyuan Siji Yuting

¥ 35,000 /mo.
Bedrooms4
Baths5
Size300.00 m2
4 Bedrooms
5 Baths
300.00 m2
Villa for Rent in Songjiang District. Situated in Jingyuan Siji Yuting. It has 4 bedrooms and 300 sq.m. floor space. The [more]
Villa for Rent in Songjiang District. Situated in Jingyuan Siji Yuting. It has 4 bedrooms and 300 sq [more]
¥ 35,000 /mo.
Villa in Former French Concession HAO Realty Shanghai HAOLC076631
Rentals

Villa in Former French Concession

¥ 12,000 /mo.
Bedrooms1
Baths1
Size50.00 m2
1 Bedrooms
1 Baths
50.00 m2
Villa for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 1 bedroom and 50 sq.m. floor space. The v [more]
Villa for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. It has 1 bedroom and 50 sq.m [more]
¥ 12,000 /mo.

Service Apartments in Shanghai

Base Zhangjiang HAO Realty Shanghai HAOTW089569
Rentals

Base Zhangjiang

¥ 8,000 /mo.
Bedrooms1
Baths1
Size64.00 m2
1 Bedrooms
1 Baths
64.00 m2
Service Apartment for Rent in Zhangjiang area, within Pudong District. Situated in Base Zhangjiang. It has 1 bedroom and [more]
Service Apartment for Rent in Zhangjiang area, within Pudong District. Situated in Base Zhangjiang. [more]
¥ 8,000 /mo.
Base Living HAO Realty Shanghai HAOTW089691
Rentals

Base Living

¥ 27,000 /mo.
Bedrooms2
Baths2
Size110.00 m2
2 Bedrooms
2 Baths
110.00 m2
Service Apartment for Rent in Xintiandi area, within Huangpu District. Situated in Base Living. It has 2 bedrooms and 11 [more]
Service Apartment for Rent in Xintiandi area, within Huangpu District. Situated in Base Living. It h [more]
¥ 27,000 /mo.
Acme Service Apartments HAO Realty Shanghai HAOTW088175
Rentals

Acme Service Apartments

¥ 16,000 /mo.
Bedrooms1
Baths1
Size68.00 m2
1 Bedrooms
1 Baths
68.00 m2
Service Apartment for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. Situated in Acme Service Apartments. It ha [more]
Service Apartment for Rent in West Nanjing Road area, within Jingan District. Situated in Acme Servi [more]
¥ 16,000 /mo.
YuanShang Service Apartment HAO Realty Shanghai HAOTW088192
Rentals

YuanShang Service Apartment

¥ 14,200 /mo.
Bedrooms2
Baths1
Size106.00 m2
2 Bedrooms
1 Baths
106.00 m2
Old Apartment for Rent in Lujiazui CBD area, within Pudong District. Situated in YuanShang Service Apartment. It has 2 b [more]
Old Apartment for Rent in Lujiazui CBD area, within Pudong District. Situated in YuanShang Service A [more]
¥ 14,200 /mo.
long-term

KaiLin Apartments

¥ 32,000 /mo.
Bedrooms3
Baths2
Size150.00 m2
3 Bedrooms
2 Baths
150.00 m2
Service Apartment for Rent in Jing'an Temple area, within Jingan District. Situated in KaiLin Apartments. It has 3 bedro [more]
Service Apartment for Rent in Jing'an Temple area, within Jingan District. Situated in KaiLin Apartm [more]
¥ 32,000 /mo.
Rentals

Ambassy Court

¥ 24,000 /mo.
Bedrooms2
Baths2
Size151.00 m2
2 Bedrooms
2 Baths
151.00 m2
Service Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Ambassy Court. It has 2 [more]
Service Apartment for Rent in Former French Concession area, within Xuhui District. Situated in Amba [more]
¥ 24,000 /mo.

best areas to live in shanghai

FIND PROPERTIES IN YOUR FAVORITE NEIGHBORHOOD

Xintiandi

136 Listings

Xujiahui

402 Listings

Jing'an Temple

416 Listings

Gubei

93 Listings

Lujiazui CBD

108 Listings

Xujing

44 Listings

finding your home in shanghai

STRESS-FREE HOUSE HUNTING WITH HAO REALTY

Searching and finding a new home in Shanghai can seem like a daunting endeavor for expats: the language barrier, a cultural gap, a seemingly opaque residential leasing market, and lots of myths around the housing market in China might be between you and your new home. HAO Realty has put together the perfect package to make finding your new Shanghai apartment or villa a smooth, trouble-, and stress-free experience. Our broad property network and deep market knowledge, combined with reliable and skillful team members have earned us the trust of many multi-national enterprises and individual expats in Shanghai. Contact us to make the first step towards renting your dream home in Shanghai.

why you should work with us

WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT US
The service HAO is offering is outstanding and the quality of all the housing shown are very good. We were impressed with the help we have received and will recommend HAO Realty to our friends.
Thomas C., V.P. (CND)
I had a rather unusual request and had contacted three agencies before already - all of them turned me down as it 'wouldn't fit into their business scope'. HAO Realty and Rufus specifically turned out to be very eager to help, even though I believe it was very difficult to check all boxes for my requirements. Thank you so much once more!
Ramona, Artist
As I am back in China, I wanna say thanks a lot for giving us so much care! Especially Lina did always a very good job, with lots of patience, cleverness and punctuality. You can be so lucky to have such a worthy supporter in your team!
Josef E., Director (Omya Investment Co., Ltd.)
HAO has helped our team immensely and saved us a great deal of work load through immediate and proper responses to various crisis particularly in tenancy management.
Simon W., Group Retail Director (Value Retail PLC)

about hao realty

WHAT WE WANT TO TELL YOU ABOUT US

Massive Property Database

Not only do we have our own database which has been maintained for over 5 years already, but we are also subscribed to three other up-to-date resources to ensure the largest property database possible for our clients.

Most Experienced Consultants

HAO Realty consultants have almost double the industry average level of experience and are highly-trained and skilled in handling customers’ needs. You will be in safe hands and your satisfaction is guaranteed.

24/7 Maintenance and Follow up

Our service does not stop when you found your home. Our 24/7 on-call service takes over and helps with all your questions and maintenance issues. We make sure you enjoy a high standard of living and no stress.

moving to shanghai

GETTING TO KNOW THE CITY

Shanghai (上海 – meaning “on the sea”) is China’s largest city by population and the biggest city proper in the world, with around 25 million reisidents, of which 18 million are living in Shanghai’s central districts.

The city is divided in two parts by Huangpu River. Puxi (浦西 – “west (xi) of the Huangpu“) is the historical part of the city, and the newly-developed Pudong (浦东 – east (dong) of the Huangpu“) side is home to several business and financial districts. Residents consider Puxi to have more of ‘character’. Popular areas in Puxi are the Former French Concession, People’s Square and Jing’an. Pudong is modern and recently-developed. It feels more sterile and business-oriented, with areas such as Lujiazui, the main financial district, or Zhangjiang High-Tech Park, China’s Silicone Valley.

Shanghai Expat Apartments for Rent

Shanghai’s world-famous skyline is dominated by the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Centre (aka ‘SWFC’ or ‘the bottle opener’, the Jinmao Tower, and the stunning Shanghai Tower, Shanghai’s tallest building, measuring in 632 meters.

Shanghai Real Estate

KNOWING THE HOUSING MARKET

Finding a Shanghai apartment for rent can be tough if you are on your own. Chinese culture has a strong emphasis on owning a house as condition for a marriage. The rental market is therefore only a relatively small segment of the Shanghai real estate industry. As Shanghai is a migrant city, attracting Chinese and foreign talents alike, demand for good rental apartments is nevertheless high and attractive properties with a fair price tag rent out very fast, sometimes even within a day. It is therefore important to work with a good agency or agent who is always up-to-date on recent and soon-to-be available properties.

To successfully find an apartment that you will enjoy for the whole duration of your stay in Shanghai, identifying your needs & requirements is necessary. Depending on your family situation, work or study place, interests, and available housing budget, different property types and locations are preferable.

The districts Huangpu, Jing’an, Xuhui, and Changning are the commercial and cultural center of Shanghai. Residential hotspots within this area are the former French Concession, Xintiandi, People’s Square, Jing’an Temple, Xujiahui, and Gubei. While these areas are very suitable for both singles and families with children, exorbitant per-sqm prices make it sometimes difficult to find family-sized apartments within the housing budget. Singles and couples can normally get away with paying between 7,000 and 20,000 RMB  per month, while 15,000 RMB are the very start of the spectrum for a 3-bedroom apartment.

Expat families with children attending an international high-school in Shanghai most times opt for suburban areas, such as Hongqiao, Huacao, and Xujing in Puxi, or Green City and Kangqiao in Pudong. Several world-class international schools can be found in these areas, which has resulted in established expat communities and businesses catering to expat needs. A typical villa in these expat neighborhoods costs between 30,000 and 45,000 RMB/month, with Green City being home to luxury villas typically priced between 40,000 and 65,000 RMB/month.

If you wish to learn more about the price differences in Shanghai’s various areas, you can find our Shanghai rent index 2018/19 here.

For information about expat-popular neighborhoods, click here.

Shanghai Housing Types

Shanghai, as a city where past and future meet in the present, features  a good diversity of housing types. Generally you can find the following housing types:

Modern apartments / condos: Since the end of the 1990s most new construction comprises of clusters of high-rise apartment buildings, which can be found throughout the city, from downtown to the edge of Shanghai. So called compounds come with gated access, 24/7 security, property management staff, and often  community gardens, onsite gym, swimming pool, and playground.

Lane Houses:  Lane Houses are a distinct housing form of Shanghai, similar to hutongs in Beijing. Lane Houses are terraced houses built in the 1920s and 30s during the time of foreign concessions. While they offer a lot of charm and character, they can bring unpleasant surprises that expats will want to avoid: dampness and mold especially on the ground floor, narrow pipes that can freeze during winter, insufficient heat and sound insulation, or shared kitchens (and therefore various smells) in the common areas of the house. Lane houses offered by HAO Realty have  usually been modernized and make for good homes.

Old apartment buildings: Art Deco architecture was very popular during the booming 1920s and resulted in some of Shanghai’s nicest and sought-after apartment buildings today. Especially along Middle Huaihai Road  you will see  architectural highlights. Apartments in these buildings are highly sought-after, as they combine old world charm with lasting quality.

Mid-rise (5-7 storeys) concrete run-up buildings: These buildings from the 1970s and 80s have preserved the charm of communist China in Shanghai. They lack elevators and are often not very appealing from the outside. However, they will remind you to not teach a book by its cover, as some of the nicest apartments we have seen are hidden gems inside these blocks.

Service apartments: these apartments are hotel-like homes, ideal for persons and families who seek convenience. Services such as concierge, housekeeping, laundry, free/priced-in utility consumption, free clubhouse access, onsite restaurants, etc. make these perfect for expats who prefer to relax when coming home from work.

Villas: Beside very few historical villas, free-standing single-family houses are not to be found in Downtown, but only in the suburbs of Shanghai. As independent construction is uncommon in most of Shanghai, these villas are located in compounds. Most times units within the same compound look very similar and are only different in size and furnishing.

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