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Category Archives: renting in Shanghai

Expat life: why to choose Shanghai

shanghai apartments for rent in Ambassy Court of Former French Concession

Why did I choose Shanghai? This is one of China´s largest cities. A lot of people from Europe don´t know how it is to live in a real world metropolis (London, New York, Shanghai), but I would really recommend it. It´s simply bigger and more interesting than you could ever think of. Those cities more »

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Reflections on the Shanghai real estate market from an expat

Price level for an apartment in Shanghai I have been living in Shanghai for two years now and have moved three times. The reason why I have moved so frequently is not because of bad standard or that I was unlucky with my roommates, but I simply just wanted to live in some different more »

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Shimao Riviera Garden compound in Shanghai

Shimao Riviera Garden is a compound constructed by Shimao Group. It it located nearby the Huangpu river and has great facilities nearby such as: – Panoramic view over the most exciting places in Shanghai such as The Bund – A lot of green area nearby, which makes it perfect for families. Examples on parks more »

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Cheap and good apartment/room in Shanghai

Good and cheap apartment in Shanghai We just received a very good question from a Swedish girl who wants to move here to Shanghai for one full year. She asks: How to find a good and cheap apartment in central Shanghai? There are a couple of things to consider while moving to Shanghai. Where more »

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Shanghai French Concession

Shanghai French Concession The Shanghai French Concession has its name from the foreign concession time that lasted from 1849 until 1943. This cozy area is perfect for expats who wants the convenience of downtown living with an “old-Shanghai” feeling. The area attracts all different kinds of expats from foreign students to couples with a more »

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What information do a real estate agent need to find a home for me in Shanghai?

After you have decided to move to Shanghai, I would recommend you to immediately start to browse different webpages and find out what property type you are interested in. Things you should know before contacting a real estate agent is: – Where you want to live Read the article “Puxi or Pudong – where more »

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Shimao Riviera Garden apartments in Shanghai

Shimao Riviera Garden is a compound on the Pudong side of Huangpu river. The compound is very popular among expats working in some of the big multinational companies in Pudong. A lot of high budget clients choose this compound to live nearby the city centre and because of the great environment that surrounds the more »

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FAQ: Renting an apartment in Shanghai

There are some questions that are relevant for those of you who want to rent an apartment in Shanghai. And we have the answers for all of them. 1: Do you need to pay a real estate agent for finding you a home? No, you do not need to pay for that service. It more »

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Shanghai apartment process: how to find a property

We can help you to find exactly the apartment you are looking for in Shanghai. Do you want a modern high-floor apartment in Puxi or a villa in Pudong? No problem, we cover around 97 % of the real estate market in Shanghai. If you already have an idea of what type of property more »

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Best hotels for short-time stay in Shanghai

You might as an expat be in the position where you worry about not getting an apartment straight away in Shanghai, which might make things more difficult when entering a new city and a complete new country. Well, there are always hotels that are available in the central part of Shanghai – and a more »

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