You pay your rent directly to the landlord via bank transfer, WeChat Pay, Alipay or by cash. The rent is usually transferred in Chinese Yuan
In most cases the owners require 2month deposit. The deposit will be returned to your bank account the day your lease expires.
When signing the lease, you would need your passport or a picture of your passport. The rental contract will be provided by StayInShanghai.
To secure an apartment you have to sign the rental contract. However, in Shanghai the owner requires a security deposit (5-10.000RMB) which can be deducted from your deposit.
In Shanghai the minimum lease term for most apartments is 1 year. Some landlords are also willing to rent out their apartment for 3month or 6 month, however the rental price might increase slightly
In Shanghai lease contracts cannot be terminated during the lease term. If you need to terminate your contract you will lose your deposit. However, in many cases it is possible to find a tenant who might want to take over your current lease. Therefore, you can get back your deposit
Most apartments in Shanghai are already fully furnished. However, if you need to remove or add some additional furniture, we can assist you to discuss it with the landlord.
Yes, in Shanghai all apartments have Air Conditioning in all rooms. All Air Conditioners have cold as well as warm air. Some newer apartments in Shanghai also feature floor or wall heating.
You can easily bring your utility bills to any corner store such as 711 or Family Mart and pay there by cash. Moreover, you can also pay your bills via WeChat or Alipay.
We charge a one time fee of 35% of the 1st month rent.
If you have any problems you can contact us via e-mail, telephone or WeChat at anytime and we will be in touch with the landlord.