Apartments in Shanghai


Here is an example of one of our apartments for rent in Shanghai. Properties come on the market daily and, while scope and specification may vary, the majority of them include the following.



  • TV
  • DVD player
  • IPTV (can be set up as required)
  • Internet connection (can be set up as required)
  • Living room sofa
  • Coffee table
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Large fridge
  • Microwave oven
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Shower
  • Air conditioning


Rent and associated costs

Rent is monthly and varies by apartment. Renting a whole apartment starts from 9800 RMB per month. All bills excluded.



The deposit is a fixed portion of the monthly rental, usually two or three months, and is payable on completion of the rental contract.


Additional costs

Electricity, water and gas bills are charged on a monthly or two-monthly basis. They can be easily paid in any of the 24-hour convenience stores which can be found all over the city.


Please note: Proof of payment of the utility bills must be provided to the owner or real-estate agent when moving out of the apartment. Please retain your receipts.


Service fee

SHS Shanghai Home Service charges a service fee of 40% of the first month’s rent. This fee is payable on completion of the contract.


Payment of rent

The rent is paid every three months, or can be paid in full at the start of the lease. The bank account details for bank transfers can be found on the lease contract.


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