Located just north of Dubai, Sharjah is the third-largest and third-most populous of the emirates. While it’s widely seen as the cultural capital of the UAE, there are plenty of activities in Sharjah for people of all age groups. Coupled with a laidback lifestyle and affordable rents, it’s no surprise that many UAE residents choose to live in Sharjah. Today, we’re taking a look at the popular areas where you can rent a flat in Sharjah.
We bring you the latest Sharjah rent trends for apartments, in terms of the most popular areas and average prices!
- Al Majaz
- Al Nahda
- Al Taawun
- Al Khan
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months
The Al Majaz neighbourhood frequently ranks as the most popular area to live in the city. Built around the Khalid Lagoon, the area offers a variety of apartment complexes with a good selection of affordable units, ranging from studios to 5-bedroom flats. Apartments for rent in Al Majaz cater to various budgets; one can find both affordable and luxurious properties.
For instance, anyone searching for a studio apartment for rent in Sharjah can expect to pay an average rent of AED 17k per annum in Al Majaz. Tenants looking for a 1-bed flat can expect to pay AED 24k per year on average, while the 2-bed apartments cost around AED 35k per year.
Apart from quality apartments, residents in Al Majaz can also enjoy peaceful walks on Al Noor Island, which is a popular attraction in the vicinity. For more details on the sought-after communities within the area, take a look at the top areas for renting in Al Majaz.
AL NAHDA SHARJAH
Al Nahda is a popular community located on the Dubai-Sharjah border, which means that commuting to Dubai is easier for tenants in Al Nahda than other neighbourhoods of Sharjah.
Al Nahda is also the second-most popular area where you can rent a flat in Sharjah. The apartments for rent in Al Nahda are simple, elegant and come with all of the essential amenities. The studio apartments in Al Nahda have an average annual rent of AED 17k while 1-bedroom apartments cost around AED 25k.
Those looking for more space can also consider the 2-bed units, which cost around AED 34k on average per year.
To get a good idea about the sought-after buildings in the area, you can also read up on the top buildings to rent flats in Al Nahda Sharjah.
The Al Taawun neighbourhood has also made it into the list of top areas with flats for rent in Sharjah. Residents of rental apartments in Al Taawun enjoy being close to the family-friendly location of Al Qasba, which has cafes, restaurants and an art space. There is also a popular fountain for children to enjoy during the hotter months.
The studio apartments in Al Taawun are available for AED 17k per year on average, while the average annual rent for 1-bedroom flats is AED 26k.
Looking for 2-bedroom apartments for rent in Sharjah? These apartments in Al Taawun are available for an affordable annual rent of AED 34k, on average.
The quiet residential community of Muwaileh is the fourth most-sought-after area for flats in Sharjah. Tenants can easily find flats in various configurations in Muwaileh, including an affordable 1-bedroom apartment for rent in Sharjah.
Potential tenants looking to rent studios in the area can expect to pay an average of AED 12k per annum. For 1-bed apartment rentals, the average price is AED 20k, while the average annual rent of 2-bedroom flats is AED 34k per year.
Wrapping up our list is Al Khan, where prices for studio flats and 1-bedroom apartments for rent average at AED 18k and AED 25k, respectively. Those looking for more spacious accommodations can opt for 2-bedroom flats, which average at AED 40k per annum.
This concludes our guide to the most popular areas where one can rent a flat in Sharjah. For more insight into the Sharjah property market, check out our Sharjah Market Report for Q3 2020 and stay tuned to MyBayut, the region’s leading real estate blog.