Way to a Perfect House

Ideas to Search for a perfect individual house for rent

Much like other cities in the country, finding an affordable ready-to-move rental house in Chennai is no mean task. If you are searching for a 1 BHK individual house for rent in Chennai, here are 5 reliable tips to save you the time, effort and money.

1. Filter your locations

Before searching for an independent house, pick your likeable localities. Opt for places that are within the 20 kilometre radius from the city centre to avoid connectivity hassles and infrastructure issues.

Here are top 10 places where independent houses are easily available in Chennai.

- Sowcarpet

- Koyambedu

- Chetpet

- Nungambakkam

- Kilpauk

- Vepery

- Villivakam

- Arumbakkam

- Annanagar

- Kotattur

2. Pick the correct sized house

In Chennai, finding a rental house in 1 BHK and 2 BHK is harder than renting an independent house. If you are a family, a house of 950 square feet area should be enough. However, there are many options in the range of 1050 square feet to 3500 square feet with 2,3,4,5 and 6 bedrooms and bathrooms.

3. Fix the rental and deposit amount

Depending on the locality and size of the house, the rental can vary from INR 5000 to INR 25000. Furnished homes in Chennai are preferable option for NRI families and expats. Deposit amount is usually fixed as 3 months rental in advance, with refundable condition.

4. Choice between old versus newly constructed house

It is highly recommended that you opt for new constructions as they are laced with high-end facilities and utilities. Moreover, you need not pay much as maintenance cost to the owner.

5. Sharing or individual living

If you are planning to share the independent house with others, make sure you work out the expenses accordingly. Apart from the rent, take care of the expenses related to the deposit money, utility bills and miscellaneous maintenance cost.

It is very easy to find 1BHK apartments for rent in Chennai due to the abundant availability. People are buying, selling, and renting properties due to its extreme demand say property experts at property.sulekha.com. Normally the rent of a 1–2 BHK apartment ranges from Rs.8000 per month depending on the location, amenities and other factors. The market here is also very competitive, so to find an apartment according to your needs would not be a problem.