2015-09-30 11:42:47

Hyderabad is one of the largest cities in South India. It is a rapidly developing city that is popular with expats. A variety of accommodation can be found

Hyderabad is the joint capital of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. One of the biggest cities in Southern India, Hyderabad boasts of prosperous economy with several tourist spots, good connectivity and strong infrastructure. Over the years the city has attracted many foreigners from different parts of the world. In fact, its population, to date, consists of numerous expatriate communities from Gulf countries.

Also a hub of diamond and pearl production, Hyderabad is famous for its places of interest like Charminar, Golconda Fort,  the Mecca Masjid, the Nizam Museum, the Falaknuma Palace, as well as for its traditional markets, gardens and parks.

A fast progressing, industrialised city, Hyderabad has opened gateways for many professionals looking for good career prospects. The city’s rental market has also expanded over the years so as to cater to the growing demand. Therefore, finding accommodation in Hyderabad will not be a daunting task.


The city is divided into several zones, namely the North, South, East, West and Central. These zones are further divided into circles and wards. Each of these quarters consists of different types of neighbourhoods including  business centers, commercial hubs and residential areas. For instance, the city centre includes areas like Abids, Gandhinagar, Balkampet and Borabanda. Banjara hills and Jubilee hills in central city are upmarket areas with elite residential complexes.

In the South you will find Alibad, Attapur, Falaknuma, Begum bazar, Dhoolpet and others. The Old City hosts some of the most interesting markets along the bustling and colorful streets. The North includes Begumpet, Alwal, Monda market and Venkatapuram, while the West is known for being a business hub, including HITECH City, Miyapur, Bharat Nagar and Kukatpally. Finally, the East consists of areas like Kapra, Uppal, LB Nagar, Saroornagar, etc, and hosts several higher education institutions.

Kukatpally is known to be one of the largest residential complexes in Hyderabad. The proximity of the area to the city’s IT hub allows it to enjoy better facilities and amenities.  Some of the neighbourhoods in suburban areas like Gachibowli and Manikonda also offer viable residential options. These areas usually have IT companies, multiplexes and shopping centres.

Rent prices

The rental market in Hyderabad offers a wide range of accommodation options. These generally vary from one neighborhood to another, according to the type of accommodation. Thus, to rent a single-bedroom apartment, you may need an average of INR 8,700 per month in the city-center and approximately INR 5,300 per month in the outskirts. In order to rent a three-bedroom apartment, you will need an average of INR 24,000 per month in the city-center and around INR 15,300 per month in the outskirts.

The rental prices may vary from time to time depending upon the market fluctuations.

Find accommodation

Finding accommodation in Hyderabad will likely not be very difficult provided you direct your house search in the right way. You can explore different housing options by browsing housing websites. Check out the classified ads in the local newspapers. It may bring to your notice something of your choice. You can also get registered with a real estate agency. There are more chances that you will find accommodation as per your criteria and budget in lesser time.


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