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  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Dubai Sports City, Dubai - 3b36cdbe-2c27-4fcf-a16e-880ee0a3de85. jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED86,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    23
    Area:1,151 sqft

    Semi Furnished I Balcony | 2 Parking I Vacant

    Hamza Tower, Dubai Sports City, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Prive Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Villa for Rent in The Springs, Dubai - Fully Furnished | Well Maintained | Great Landlord
    on 15th of April 2024
    History
    AED200,000
    Yearly
    Villa
    23
    Area:2,020 sqft

    Fully Furnished | Well Maintained | Great Landlord

    The Springs 7, The Springs, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Luxury Property
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Town Square, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2023-11-08 at 9.40. 35 AM. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED70,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:743 sqft

    Fully Furnished | Spacious Layout | Boulevard View

    Hayat Boulevard 1A, Hayat Boulevard, Town Square, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • Studio for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-03-27 at 2.59. 57 PM (1). jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED60,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:558 sqft

    | FULLY FURNISHED STUDIO | 6.5K MONTHLY WITH INCLUDING ALL BILLS |

    Living Garden II, JVC District 14, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    You & House Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Sobha Hartland, Dubai - SWIMMING POOL VIEW || LOW FLOOR
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED72,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:487 sqft

    SWIMMING POOL VIEW || LOW FLOOR

    Sobha Creek Vistas Reserve, Sobha Hartland, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Shark Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Downtown Dubai, Dubai - 1. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED450,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:1,888 sqft

    FULL FOUNTAIN VIEWS I SEA VIEW I LUXURIOUSLY FURNISHED I

    Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Nu Avenue Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - main (9). jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    History
    AED130,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    23
    Area:1,472 sqft

    Prestigious Family Home | Spacious 2 Bedrooms with Maid room flat for rent

    Churchill Residence, Churchill Towers, Business Bay, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    AIM Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - IMG-20240404-WA0001. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED69,999
    Yearly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:950 sqft

    Prime Location I Well Managed I Ready To Move

    Al Yousuf Towers, JVC District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Will And Rich Realestate
  • Studio for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-02-15 at 11.53. 01 AM (1). jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    History
    AED69,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:638 sqft

    Burj Khalifa view | Luxury | Fully Furnished | Well Maintained | Palatial Studio

    Capital Bay Tower A, Capital Bay Towers, Business Bay, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    ANW Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-04-04 at 11.39. 01 PM (9). jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED90,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:477 sqft

    Burj Khalifa view | Luxury | Fully Furnished | High Floor | Well Maintained

    Vera Residences, Business Bay, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    ANW Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Production City (IMPZ), Dubai - IMG-20240405-WA0082. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED80,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:700 sqft

    Pool View | Fully Furnished | Premium Quality

    Noor 4, Noor District, Midtown, Dubai Production City (IMPZ), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Alarfeen Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Downtown Dubai, Dubai - FULL BURJN VIEW | WELL MAINTAINED|READY TO MOVE-IN
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED210,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    23
    Area:1,679 sqft

    FULL BURJN VIEW | WELL MAINTAINED|READY TO MOVE-IN

    South Ridge 2, South Ridge, Downtown Dubai, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Waynah Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Town Square, Dubai - Well Maintain 1BR | Vacant | Semi-Furnished
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED60,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:608 sqft

    Well Maintain 1BR | Vacant | Semi-Furnished

    Hayat Boulevard, Town Square, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Range International Property
  • 3 Bedroom Villa for Rent in DAMAC Hills 2 (Akoya by DAMAC), Dubai - IMG-20240329-WA0066. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED110,000
    Yearly
    Villa
    35
    Area:1,995 sqft

    Ready to Move-in | 3Beds with Maid | Gated Community

    Sanctnary, DAMAC Hills 2 (Akoya by DAMAC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Classic Properties Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Town Square, Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (8 of 11). jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    History
    AED67,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:848 sqft

    Huge Terrace | Sunset View | Keys on Hand

    Safi Apartments 1B, Safi Apartments, Town Square, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in The Views, Dubai - Available | Well Maintained | Chiller Free
    on 15th of April 2024
    History
    AED115,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:829 sqft

    Available | Well Maintained | Chiller Free

    Travo Tower B, Travo, The Views, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Engel & Volkers Dubai - L1
  • Studio for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-04-03 at 11.32. 51 AM. jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED60,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    Studio1
    Area:402 sqft

    | FULLY FURNISHED STUDIO | MONTHLY 5K INCLUDING ALL BILLS |

    Diamond Views I, JVC District 14, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    You & House Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Business Bay, Dubai - IMG_2639. jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED90,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:490 sqft

    FULLY FURNISHED 1 BDR | NEAR METRO | UNIQUE LAYOUT

    Zada Tower, Business Bay, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Sonimmo Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Sobha Hartland, Dubai - COMMUNITY VIEW || READY TO MOVE
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED105,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:853 sqft

    COMMUNITY VIEW || READY TO MOVE

    Hartland Waves, Sobha Hartland, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Shark Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Arjan, Dubai - AZCO_REAL_ESTATE_PROPERTY_PHOTOGRAPHY_ (11 of 18). jpg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED70,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:780 sqft

    Chiller Free | Spacious | Great Location

    Burj Al khair, Arjan, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    AZCO - Arjan
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Sobha Hartland, Dubai - 2 BEDROOM || LOWEST RENT ||
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED110,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:858 sqft

    2 BEDROOM || LOWEST RENT ||

    Hartland Waves, Sobha Hartland, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Shark Real Estate
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai - Ready to Move  | Fully Furnished | Huge Layout
    on 15th of April 2024
    History
    AED69,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    12
    Area:1,068 sqft

    Ready to Move | Fully Furnished | Huge Layout

    Astoria Residence, JVC District 11, Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Arabzone Properties
  • 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent in Meydan City, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2024-03-30 at 3.32. 11 PM (1). jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED80,000
    Yearly
    Apartment
    11
    Area:599 sqft

    CHILLER FREE || FULLY FURNISHED

    Azizi Riviera 20, Azizi Riviera, Meydan One, Meydan City, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Shark Real Estate
  • 2 Bedroom Flat for Rent in Dubai Creek Harbour, Dubai - WhatsApp Image 2023-10-09 at 17.54. 25 (1). jpeg
    on 15th of April 2024
    AED194,999
    Yearly
    Apartment
    22
    Area:1,240 sqft

    Brand New | Designer Furnished | Waterfront

    The Grand, Dubai Creek Harbour, Dubai
    Agent last visited this property on 15th of April
    Icon Homes 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