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  • 3 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai - Fully Furnished | Beach Access | Vacant
    on 24th of April 2024
    History

    AED165,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    33
    Area:

    1,894 sqft

    Fully Furnished | Beach Access | Vacant

    Rimal 2, Rimal, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Rocky Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-04-16 at 11.55. 45 AM. jpeg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED89,999
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    643 sqft

    Prime Location Near Metro Fully Furnished

    Merano Tower, Business Bay, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Royal Link Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Creek Harbour, Dubai - Brand New | Upgraded | Semi Furnished
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED100,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    11
    Area:

    705 sqft

    Brand New | Upgraded | Semi Furnished

    Palace Residences, Dubai Creek Harbour, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    NOVVI Properties - Residential
  • 3 Bedroom Townhouse for Rent in Town Square, Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (2 of 12). jpg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED140,000
    Yearly

    Townhouse
    34
    Area:

    2,023 sqft

    Next to Pool and Park| Brand New | Type I

    Reem Townhouses, Town Square, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Sobha Hartland, Dubai - 12. png
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED115,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    918 sqft

    High Floor | 1BR + Study | Lagoon View

    Waves Grande, Sobha Hartland, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Knightsbridge Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Sobha Hartland, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-03-21 at 16.11. 53 (2). jpeg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED115,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    708 sqft

    Fully Furnished | Brand New | Wilton Park

    Wilton Park Residences, Sobha Hartland, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Knightsbridge Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (1 of 12). jpg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED80,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    918 sqft

    Fully Furnished | Maids Room | Next To Circle Mall

    G24 Tower, JVC District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AZCO - Lease JVC
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Hills Estate, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-04-15 at 6.10. 34 PM (1). jpg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED115,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    11
    Area:

    668 sqft

    Furnished | Chiller Free | Park Access

    Park Ridge Tower C, Park Ridge, Dubai Hills Estate, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AZCO - Sales Business Bay 2
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in DAMAC Hills, Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (7 of 10). jpg
    on 24th of April 2024
    History

    AED125,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    23
    Area:

    1,217 sqft

    Golf View | Fully Furnished | Vacant

    Artesia C, Artesia, DAMAC Hills, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Marina, Dubai - Full Marina View | Upgraded | Spacious
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED350,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    24
    Area:

    1,853 sqft

    Full Marina View | Upgraded | Spacious

    Stella Maris, Dubai Marina, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Dacha Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in The Views, Dubai - Beautiful | Vacant | Spacious | Well Maintained
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED110,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    11
    Area:

    829 sqft

    Beautiful | Vacant | Spacious | Well Maintained

    Travo Tower B, Travo, The Views, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AX CAPITAL Real Estate
  • 4 Bedroom Townhouse for Rent in Town Square, Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (7 of 11). jpg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED175,000
    Yearly

    Townhouse
    44
    Area:

    2,826 sqft

    Corner | Close to Pool | Type 3 | Landscaped

    Noor Townhouses, Town Square, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • 4 Bedroom Villa for Rent in The Valley, Dubai - Prime Location | Luxury Finish | Corner Kitchen
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED180,000
    Yearly

    Villa
    44
    Area:

    2,803 sqft

    Prime Location | Luxury Finish | Corner Kitchen

    Eden, The Valley, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    D AND B Properties
  • 3 Bedroom Villa for Rent in The Valley, Dubai - Large Layout | Close to Pool + Gym | Luxury Finish
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED135,000
    Yearly

    Villa
    34
    Area:

    1,873 sqft

    Large Layout | Close to Pool + Gym | Luxury Finish

    Eden, The Valley, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    D AND B Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Sports City, Dubai - DSC_8035_800. jpg
    on 24th of April 2024
    History

    AED65,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    749 sqft

    Bright and Spacious 1 BR on high Floor I Furnished with balcony

    Spirit Tower, Dubai Sports City, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    The Matrix Leasing Property
  • 5 Bedroom Villa for Rent in The Lakes, Dubai - Lake View | Vacant | 5 Bedroom plus Maid
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED450,000
    Yearly

    Villa
    55
    Area:

    4,083 sqft

    Lake View | Vacant | 5 Bedroom plus Maid

    Maeen 5, Maeen, The Lakes, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AX CAPITAL Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Arjan, Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (5 of 12). jpg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED100,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    23
    Area:

    1,073 sqft

    Swimming Pool View | Fully Furnished | Vacant

    Resortz Residence Block 2, Resortz by Danube, Arjan, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-04-24 at 4.12. 22 PM (3). jpeg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED78,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    850 sqft

    | FULLY FURNISHED | MONTHLY 7K WITH BILLS | HUGE TERRACE |

    Roxana Residence A, Roxana Residences, JVC District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    You & House Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - Vacant | 12 cheques possible! | Corner unit
    on 24th of April 2024
    History

    AED72,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    772 sqft

    Vacant | 12 cheques possible! | Corner unit

    National Bonds Residence, JVC District 15, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    McCone Properties
  • Studio for Rent in Meydan City, Dubai - 1 Cheque|Pool View|Brand New + Kitchen Appliances
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED39,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:

    327 sqft

    1 Cheque|Pool View|Brand New + Kitchen Appliances

    Azizi Riviera 32, Azizi Riviera, Meydan One, Meydan City, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Golden Wave Properties
  • 4 Bedroom Villa for Rent in Jumeirah Islands, Dubai - Upgraded|Exclusive|4 Bed|Large Corner Plot
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED615,000
    Yearly

    Villa
    45
    Area:

    5,285 sqft

    Upgraded|Exclusive|4 Bed|Large Corner Plot

    Cluster 17, Jumeirah Islands, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Golden Wave Properties
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-03-25 at 2.06. 38 PM (10). jpeg
    on 24th of April 2024
    History

    AED100,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    23
    Area:

    1,620 sqft

    Fully Furnished- 2BR -Modern Living-Best community

    Maple 1, Emirates Gardens 2, JVC District 14, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Your Homes Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-04-24 at 2.46. 02 PM. jpeg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED75,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    12
    Area:

    680 sqft

    | FRESH MOVE-IN | 1 BEDROOM | VACANT UNIT |

    Binghatti Nova, JVC District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    You & House Properties
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Sobha Hartland, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2023-11-20 at 10.14. 30 AM (2). jpeg
    on 24th of April 2024

    AED160,000
    Yearly

    Apartment
    23
    Area:

    1,258 sqft

    2BED + MAID ROOM || BRAND NEW

    Waves Grande, Sobha Hartland, Dubai

    Agent last visited this property on 24th of April
    Shark Real Estate
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All You Need to Know About Properties for Rent in Dubai

In the ever-growing metropolis of Dubai, the rental property market offers a huge variety for nationals and expats alike. Based on your budget and preferences, you can rent property in Dubai, from hotel apartments and flats to villas and townhomes. Currently, there are over 60,000 listings on Bayut for different rental properties across the emirate.

To refine your property search, use filters on Bayut for location, property type, configuration, and rental frequency listed by your preferred agent or real estate companies in Dubai.

Types of Residential Properties for Rent in Dubai

Searchers can explore a variety of Dubai properties on Bayut. Here’s a list of the residential properties available to rent:

Apartments
Villas
Townhouses
Hotel Apartments
Penthouses
Villa compounds
Residential floors
Residential buildings

Apartments and Penthouses

On Bayut, there are over 40,000 live listings for apartment rentals in Dubai. Making for one of the most popular property types, apartments are available in low to high-rise buildings in various configurations, including studios, 1-bed, 2-bed, 3-bed and 4-bed units. You can even rent a 5-bedroom luxury apartment in some areas like Downtown, JLT and Dubai Marina.

Penthouse apartments are luxury properties built on the topmost floors of residential buildings. These units generally occupy an entire floor and range from 2 to 5-bedroom configurations. Browse per your preferences among the hundreds of active listings on Bayut for penthouse rentals in Dubai.

Villas and Townhouses

A villa is generally a stand-alone unit. These may be developed in gated or non-gated compounds and clusters or as single units. Villas offer more privacy regarding access to the facilities such as private pools and outdoor space.

There are more than 8,000 listings on Bayut for villas for rent in Dubai at the moment. You can rent a 1-bed to 6-bed villa in Dubai, while some locations even offer bigger mansions with 7+ rooms.

Alternatively, those who prefer a close-knit community lifestyle can choose townhouses for rent in Dubai. These are generally built in a series and share a wall. Those units that share a wall on one side only are generally corner plots and cost comparatively higher. Townhouses in a cluster may offer shared facilities and outdoor space. You can find over 3,000 live listings on Bayut for townhouse rentals in Dubai.

Villas and townhouses are built as simplex units, duplexes and triplexes. Check out the floor plans in Dubai to learn more about the property layouts for each bed-type in any location around the city.

Hotel Apartments

More often, a hotel apartment is preferred for short-term stays. However, some realtors are offering long-term rentals as well. You can find hundreds of active listings on Bayut for serviced and unserviced hotel apartments in Dubai.

Rental Trends for Properties in Dubai

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) is a government entity that oversees all the real estate operations in the emirate. In October 2023, there were 59,188 rental transactions for properties in Dubai recorded by DLD, amounting to a total of AED 4.4B.

The rental prices may vary based on location, views, property condition, furnishing and configuration. It also fluctuates with the market demand and deals offered by landlords, realtors and agencies.

Average annual rent of an apartment in Dubai: AED 109k
Average annual rent of a villa in Dubai: AED 359k
Average annual rent of a townhouse in Dubai: AED 189k
Average annual rent of a penthouse in Dubai: AED 756k
Average annual rent of a hotel apartment in Dubai: AED 361k

Renting Furnished Properties in Dubai

Those searching for ready-to-move homes can consider furnished properties for rent in Dubai. The price of these units may fall at the higher end of the spectrum depending on the location and facilities offered.

Furnished apartments for rent in Dubai cost AED 132k per annum
Furnished villas for rent in Dubai cost AED 588k per annum
Furnished townhouses for rent in Dubai cost AED 184k per annum
Furnished penthouses for rent in Dubai cost AED 947k per annum
Furnished hotel apartments for rent in Dubai cost AED 229k per annum

Renting Unfurnished Properties in Dubai

Unfurnished property rentals may be more affordable, depending on the location in Dubai. These units offer more liberty to decorate and customise your dream home.

Unfurnished apartments for rent in Dubai cost AED 100k per annum
Unfurnished villas for rent in Dubai cost AED 328k per annum
Unfurnished townhouses for rent in Dubai cost AED 188k per annum
Unfurnished penthouses for rent in Dubai cost AED 502k per annum
Unfurnished hotel apartments for rent in Dubai cost AED 229k per annum

Best Areas to Rent Properties in Dubai

Dubai boasts a wide range of outstanding communities with excellent residential options. However, with such a vast selection, it's important to consider several factors, such as transportation, local amenities and budget, before deciding on your dream home.

You can explore your options in the following most popular locations across Dubai for the best property rentals:

Dubai Marina - Best known for luxury apartments, waterfront living, and vibrant nightlife
Downtown Dubai - Home to the iconic Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, offering properties with a stunning view
Business Bay - A mixed-use district featuring both residential and commercial properties with a high potential for rental yield
Arabian Ranches - One of the most family-friendly areas in Dubai with gated villa compounds
Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) - Another family-centric neighbourhood with affordable apartments and townhouses
DAMAC Hills 2 - A relatively new development offering a suburban lifestyle and affordable villas for rent
Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) - Popular for offering a wide range of beachfront apartments
Palm Jumeirah - Man-made archipelago with luxury waterfront properties and amenities
Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) - A well-connected neighbourhood with all the communal facilities
The Springs - A green and self-sustained community with reasonably priced villas

Luxury Property Rentals in Dubai

Those searching for luxury apartment rentals will find various options in areas like Dubai Marina, Business Bay and Downtown Dubai.

With a stunning skyline and new projects, Dubai Marina offers studios to 5-bedroom flats. On average, 1, 2 and 3-bed apartments here cost around AED 108k, AED 166k and AED 261k, respectively. Likewise, the average rents range from AED 137k to AED 412k for similar configurations in Downtown Dubai. Those interested in Business Bay apartments can expect to fork out an annual rent of AED 120k.

As for luxury villas for rent in Dubai, there are ample listings on Bayut for popular locations like Dubai Hills Estate, Al Barsha and Jumeirah.

Villas in Dubai Hills go for an average rental price of AED 389k. You can choose from 3, 4, 5 and 6-bedroom units. In contrast, the advertised average rent of villas in Al Barsha and Jumeirah is AED 408k and AED 412k, respectively. 

Affordable Property Rentals in Dubai

Searching for affordable property for rent in Dubai is easier on Bayut. Use the price range filter to find a property that suits your budget.

JVC, Bur Dubai and Al Nahda are a few of the most popular areas to rent affordable apartments in Dubai. On average, apartments in JVC cost around AED 68k annually. The community has a collection of studio flats and 1-bed to 4-bed apartments. However, renting apartments in Al Nahda and Bur Dubai would cost you around AED 47k and AED 75k, respectively.

Those interested in renting affordable villas in Dubai can look at some popular options in Mirdif, DAMAC Hills 2 and The Springs.

There are 2-bedroom to 6-bedroom villas in Mirdif. Among the 200+ active listings on Bayut, property searchers will also find bigger houses with 7 or more rooms. On average, these affordable properties are advertised for an annual price of AED 137k.

Dubai South is also a popular option, offering affordable villas in 2-bed to 4-bedroom configurations.

FAQs

Are there any good places to rent property in Dubai?

There are many good places to live and rent a property in Dubai based on your budget and preferences. Some of the popular choices include:

JVC
Arabian Ranches
Dubai South
Dubai Marina
Downtown Dubai
Mirdif
Dubai Silicon Oasis
The Springs
Al Barsha
Dubai Hills
Al Nahda

Check out our Q3 2023 Rental Report to learn more about the popular locations and price trends.

Can I rent property in Dubai for a short term?

Yes, some realtors and landlords offer short-term rentals for properties in Dubai. You can use the search bar on Bayut with relevant filters for daily, weekly, or monthly rental frequencies. 

Which is the best place to rent affordable property in Dubai?

Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), DAMAC Hills 2, Dubai South, Dubai International City and Al Nahda are some of the best locations to rent affordable properties in Dubai.

Where can I find luxury properties in Dubai for rent?

Some highly sought-after developments such as Dubai Hills Estate, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai and Jumeirah offer luxury properties for rent in Dubai.

How to rent property in Dubai?

The process of renting properties in Dubai is simple.

  • Use the Bayut search bar and filters to find a property
  • Contact the listed agency
  • Schedule viewing and shortlist properties
  • Once finalised, book your property by paying the security deposit
  • Submit post-dated rent cheque(s) and agent’s commission
  • Your agent will register your Ejari after preparing the contract
  • Read your lease agreement thoroughly
  • Obtain your property keys and move to your new home

Which documents are required to rent Dubai property?

Prospective tenants must submit the documents according to the RERA tenancy laws in Dubai.

  • Emirates ID
  • Residence Visa
  • Signed post-dated cheques
  • Rental contract or Ejari

Which areas with rental properties in Dubai have schools nearby?

Anyone looking for areas to rent property near schools in Dubai can check out the following options:

JVC
Deira
Al Barsha
Al Sufouh

Which areas are the best for public transport users to rent a property in Dubai?

While there are many modes of transportation for those who don’t drive,  most non-drivers would prefer living closer to the metro routes. You can rent Dubai property in the following areas closer to the metro stations:

Business Bay
Al Furjan
Dubai Internet City
Dubai Marina

These are some of the best areas to rent property in Dubai with quick access to public buses:

Deira
Al Karama
Al Badaa

What is the average rent of apartments in Dubai?

The average rent per annum for apartments in Dubai is listed below.

AED 47k for studio
AED 80k for 1 BHK
AED 132k for 2 BHK
AED 220k for 3 BHK
AED 529k for 4 BHK
AED 622k for 5 BHK

What is the cost of renting a villa in Dubai?

On average, renting villas in Dubai will cost you around:

AED 173k for 2-bed
AED 209k for 3-bed
AED 337k for 4-bed
AED 467 for 5-bed
AED 753 for 6-bed

Should I rent a villa or townhouse in Dubai?

If you want an independent property unit to rent in Dubai, villas can be your deal. There are many options in terms of configurations and layouts. Generally, villas offer more privacy. On the other hand, townhouses are a budget-friendly alternative. If you prefer a close-knit community lifestyle and don’t mind sharing amenities or outdoor spaces, townhouses can be ideal for you.

How much does a hotel apartment cost in Dubai for long-term rentals?

The annual average rents for hotel apartments in Dubai may vary based on the location, views and facilities offered. It also depends on whether it is a serviced or unserviced hotel apartment.

AED 114k for studio flats
AED 168k for 1-bed flats
AED 248k for 2-bed flats

How much do I need to rent a townhouse in Dubai for a year?

The average cost of renting townhouses for a year is as follows:

AED 113k for 1-bedroom house
AED 129k for 2-bedroom house
AED 161k for 3-bedroom house
AED 245k for 4-bedroom house

What’s the price of penthouses for rent in Dubai?

Penthouses are counted among the best luxury properties to rent in Dubai. The average price of each unit may vary depending on the property size (square footage), configuration, location and views.

AED 183k for 1-bedroom penthouses
AED 971k for 2-bedroom penthouses