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Top 5 most searched properties for rent in Cheras


Properties in Cheras can be found in a wide price spectrum. 

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What is so special about this township beside it’s many ‘Taman’? Cheras is indeed a well-rounded township with properties near the MRT line and its endless choice of amenities. Plus, it is also listed as one of the most searched areas among Malaysian homebuyers in 2019.

As a sprawling and densely populated area, there is a wide range of houses and neighbourhood for house hunters to choose from. There are at least  11 properties in Cheras near the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang Line (SBK). If you are looking for a condominium or apartment for rent, Cheras has an array of options for all of you.  This area also has great potential for those looking to maximise their properties’ potential.

We compiled a list of the most searched properties in Cheras using data from’s big data solution, This is based on a review period from January 2019 to September 2019.

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5. V Residence 2 @ Sunway Velocity 

Search percentage: 3.59%

V Residence 2 @ Sunway Velocity is an integrated development made up of apartments, serviced residences, a hotel, a medical centre, and a shopping mall. Every unit offers an unobstructed view of the KL city skyline. Residents can enjoy extravagant features such as a sky kitchen, astronomy observation deck, and mini rock climbing area.

And jackpot! This property is worth scoring as it has a direct link to two underground MRT stations!  V Residence 2 is situated in between Cochrane and Maluri MRT stations. The Cochrane MRT station is the closest station as it is only 200m from the property. It also has direct connectivity to the MEX highway, Jalan Loke Yew and Sungai Besi Expressway (SBE).

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan Cheras, 55100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Median rental price: RM 3,800/month


  • 850 sq ft – 1,130 sq ft
  • 334 units

Year of completion: 2018


  • Wellness pavilion
  • E-gym
  • Swimming, fun and lap pool
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Sky bar and lounge
  • Zen garden
  • Cascading lawn
  • BBQ pit
  • Reflexology path

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4. V Residence Suite @ Sunway Velocity

Search percentage: 3.59%

This medium density residence caters to single people, couples and small families. V Residence Suites offers seven layouts with one or two bedrooms for buyers and renters to choose from. If you want to be adventurous but yet close to home, there’s a rooftop campsite where you can enjoy being outdoor or stargazing. Just like it’s sister V Residence 2, V Residence Suites is sandwiched between the Cochrane and Maluri MRT stations, and connected to main roads and highways.

Type: Apartment

Location: Jalan Cheras, 55100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Median rental price: RM 3,050/month


  • 624 sq ft – 883 sq ft
  • 411 units

Year of completion: 2018


  • Sky kitchen
  • Hanging chairs
  • Yoga deck
  • Outdoor lounge
  • Swimming, fun and lap pool
  • Zen garden
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Games room
  • Mini rock climbing
  • Outdoor e-gym

3. Shamelin Star

Search percentage: 4.87%

Shamelin Star is situated in the mature, self-contained neighbourhood of Taman Shamelin Perkasa. This serviced residence is the Green Building Index (GBI)-certified for its sustainable building concept.  Each unit is semi-furnished with a bathroom vanity, kitchen hood and hob, and air-conditioning. There are seven layouts for buyers and renters to choose from. On top of that, the Pandan Jaya LRT station is within walking distance (700m). It is also accessible via Sungai Besi Expressway (SBE) and MRR2.

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan 4/91, Taman Shamelin Perkasa, 55300 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Median rental price: RM 2,300/month


  • 774 sq ft – 1,587 sq ft
  • 630 units

Year of completion: 2016


  • Olympic-sized infinity swimming pool
  • Wading pool
  • Aqua gym
  • Karaoke rooms
  • Wellness lawn
  • Sunrise deck
  • Steam and sauna room
  • Play squares
  • Flower hideout

2. Taman Maluri

Search percentage: 5.13%

Taman Maluri is an established neighbourhood in Cheras. The township comprises condominiums, serviced residences, apartments, and terrace houses. This neighbourhood is home to IKEA Cheras. It is accessible via the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang (SBK) Line and the LRT Ampang Line and is connected to main roads and highways, namely Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Cochrane, SBE and MEX.


  • Condominium
  • Serviced residence
  • Apartment
  • Terrace house

Location: Taman Maluri, 55100 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Median rental price (apartment): RM 744/month

Built-up: NA

Year of completion: NA


  • Healthcare
  • Hypermarkets
  • Schools
  • Restaurants and cafes
  • Parks and jogging tracks
  • Banks
  • Shopping mall


Search percentage: 10.77%

EkoCheras is an eco-friendly fully integrated development. It comprises serviced residences, a shopping mall, a hotel, and offices. Buyers and renters can choose to live in a studio, SoHo, or SoHo duplex units. With its nature-friendly theme, residents are provided access to greenery, gardens and water features. On top of that, connectivity is excellent as the Taman Mutiara MRT station is only 750m away. It is also accessible via Jalan Cheras, MRR2 and SALAK Expressway.

Type: Serviced residence

Location: Jalan Cheras, 55300 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Median rental price (apartment): RM 2,300/month

Built-up: 595 sq ft – 1,328 sq ft

Year of completion: 2017


  • Infinity sky pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Heated jacuzzi
  • Sky lounge
  • Gymnasium
  • Floating gym with yoga deck
  • Garden jacuzzi
  • Sky garden
  • Sky bridge

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