Types of Property to Rent in Ho Chi Minh

Houses to rent in HCMC

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, formerly called Saigon, is the country’s largest city. One of Ho Chi Minh City’s outstanding attractions is its pulsating property market. Also quite popular among expatriates, the property market offers enough variety to suit the varied tastes and budgets of most renters.


Below are some of the properties you can rent in Ho Chi Minh City.


Apartments and Condos


There are numerous charming apartments within Ho Chi Minh City’s (HCMC) top residential districts. Vacation renting is provided in many of these apartments for expatriates who want to enjoy a decent stay in the country without having to pay expensive fees for hotel rooms.


The apartments are usually furnished and outfitted with several modern conveniences. Additionally, an apartment will oftentimes give you easier access to the city center as opposed to properties such as houses and villas. The prices are also quite good; you can pay an average of $50 a night for a great one-bedroom apartment.


Another benefit of this type of property is the security. Most of the time the condominium or apartment with have security features such as CCTV, security guards and secure car parks for your car.

This type of property is the most common amongst expats living in HCMC




For those who enjoy living in villas, there is also a lot to choose from within this city. Some villas are relatively inexpensive, costing about $1,000 a month. Nevertheless, if you want a high-end villa in a top residential area, you should be prepared to part with at least $2,000 a month. Binh Thanh is especially popular among expats looking for decent affordable housing, and villas are available for less than $1,000 a month.

Villas may have features such as garden space, swimming pools and security.




There are several houses available for rent at any one time in the city. Additionally, these are available for different prices. If you are working on a strict budget, houses are available for $1,000 or less a month. For a house with mid-range rental prices, you will require at least $1,500 to $3,000. At this price, you will get a house that has several modern furnishings or even a pool.


If you are willing to pay premium prices for top-range houses that also offer all the furnishings and any additional conveniences you might need, you will have to dig deep into your pockets and come up with around $5,000 more. Still, the rental prices in most cases are negotiable, and you can often come to an arrangement with the property owner that involves a substantial discount on the price.




There is also office space available to lease in Ho Chi Minh’s top commercial districts. Luckily, many districts within the city have plenty of office space for rent. Therefore, you can be sure that whenever you want to set up shop, there will be plenty of options available to you with regard to potential offices for your business.


Many of the offices are in high-rise buildings; therefore, if you want an office that gives you a great view of the vast city, you can! Warehouses are also available to larger corporations.



So There You Have It!


Ho Chi Minh City’s bustling property market has a lot to offer its property seekers. More importantly, the properties are available at many price points. Therefore, you can choose a property that perfectly fits your budget.


If you wish to search for available properties in the different areas of the city, please visit our property search here.