Category Archives: renting in Shanghai

The Summit in French Concession

The Summit is a great service apartment compound in the former French Concession. It contains of a total of 360 apartments within tall buildings that are surrounded by green areas. A perfect location for expats who want to live a luxurious life in the French Concession in Shanghai. Facilities In addition to a great more »

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Housing in Shanghai-to the best property

shanghai apartment for rent in The Bay near Huangpu River

Housing- the best property belongs to you You can stay in Shanghai for virtually any price. A reasonable flat (80 square meters) Can be rented for RMB 10000 /month and up. If you want to rent a villa with a small garden, the price will increase dramatically. But everything depends on which areas you want more »

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Home buying sentiment rebounds in Shanghai

Shanghai Arch

Home buying sentiment rebounded slightly in Shanghai last week despite a plunge in supply, latest market data suggest. The area of new residential properties sold, excluding government-subsidized affordable housing, rose 3.2 percent to 303,200 square meters during the seven-day period ended Sunday, Shanghai Homelink Real Estate Agency Co said in a report released today. more »

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30% of listed realty firms see loss

Beijing Skyline

About one third of China’s listed real estate developers expect a loss for 2015 while nearly 50 percent said they would suffer a drop in net profit despite a general recovery in the property market, latest data showed. Fifteen of the 50 property developers listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges which have more »

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How to find an apartment in Shanghai

Each individual that want to move to Shanghai need to be aware of one thing: the Chinese housing market. I have lived in Shanghai several years and have tremendous experience from renting apartments downtown. I have a couple of things I want to share with those of you that are looking for an apartment more »

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Calculate start costs with a Shanghai apartment

The expenses of moving into a Shanghai apartment You will have some few expenses when you move into a new apartment in Shanghai. It is not too different from how it works in most countries in Europe, but you might be surprised of a cost called “agent fee” to your landlord because he or more »

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Furnished or unfurnished apartment?

The most common and easiest solution in Shanghai is to rent furnished flats. But the term “furnished” can mean a lot of different things. In some cases are only the absolutely most necessary stuff included when an apartment is described as “furnished” – a sofa, bed, table and four chairs. But if you are more »

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The advantages of using a real estate agent in Shanghai

Why you should use a real estate agent in Shanghai When it’s time to find a more permanent housing and rental apartment in China, the process differs between the larger and smaller cities. Overall, one can say that there are two different ways to look for apartments, either with the help of a real more »

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What to check when moving into an apartment in Shanghai

I have made a list over things you should check when you are looking for an apartment in Shanghai. – What are the sources of heat / Aircondition in the apartment? In southern parts of China, it is usual with apartments which is powered solely by solar panels (太阳 气 taiyangqi), but then there more »

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This is a “fresh” apartment in Shanghai

Question: Hello, when searching around online for an apartment in Shanghai I find many different classifications – some call them “great“, “luxurious” and “fresh“. But can you point me in a direction on how I could know what kind of classifications that should be used? And maybe give some pictures as examples? Regards, Answer: more »

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