There is a saying in the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit:

Atithi Devo Bhava

which roughly translates to ‘The guest is equivalent to God.’

Arriving as a guest in a foreign country like India has its fair share of issues, confusions and tribulations. Our goal is to just help you have one less cause for concern.

Founded by Laxman Srinivasan in 2015, StayGenie is the ultimate housing solution for expats in Chennai. With over 5 years of industry experience, Laxman and his team now hold the key to some of the most desirable properties for expats, tailor-made to suit their every need.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s help you find your comfort zone.



We’ve got Chennai covered…for you. Choose from the most top-end apartments and homes with every modern amenity, listed exclusively with us. Our team, armed with an imitable attention to detail, will assess your specific requirement and find you a home that would really feel like one.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting thorough needs assessment of the assignee and family
  • welcome Pack with a map of the city included
  • Screening of available, suitable options
  • Face-to-face Advice Session and Welcome Pack
  • Accompanied viewing of shortlisted properties
  • Lease negotiation with landlords
  • Pre-Move/Handover inspections and thorough inventory checks
  • Lease agreement paperwork
  • Assistance with lease extension and renewal



Finding a home is one thing, and living in it is another. To make your life a lot easier, StayGenie goes a mile further in helping you handle every issue such as gas, electricity, internet, domestic services as well as emergency assistance.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with applications for utilities (gas, water, electricity, phone, internet and satellite TV)
  • Payment of utility bills (electricity, telephone, newspapers, internet, cable TV and others)
  • Assistance with plumbing, cleaning, electric, and other house-related work
  • Assistance with arranging transport, emergency vehicles (fire, ambulance)
  • 24×7 support number of a local city contact for emergencies
  • Single point of contact between the landlord and the tenant
  • Tracking and providing advance notification about tenancy expiration dates (e.g. lease end dates)
  • Assistance with termination of utility services
  • Recovery of security deposit

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