Rent to Own Homes near Ocala, FL

Top 12 Reasons to Live in Ocala

  • The weather: The worst weather that Ocala gets is spring-like weather characterized by chilly mornings that warm to the 70's by the afternoon. It has a little more rain than most of the country, but it's offset by 233 days of sunshine each year, giving you plenty of time to hit the Candler Hills and Golden Ocala Golf courses.

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5 Beds, 4 Baths on SW 44th St
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5 Beds, 4 Baths

Ocala, FL 34474

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School: Saddlewood Elementary School
Grocery: Sam's Club
Restaurant: Mimi's Cafe
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4 Beds, 3 Baths on SW 32nd Ln
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Ocala, FL 34471

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School: Grace Episcopal School
Grocery: Jiffy Food Market
Restaurant: Latinos Y Mas Envios
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4 Beds, 3 Baths on SW 46th Ct
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Ocala, FL 34474

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School: The Rock Academy
Grocery: Sam's Club
Restaurant: Mimi's Cafe
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on SE 26th St
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Ocala, FL 34471

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School: The Cornerstone School
Grocery: Jay's Discount
Restaurant: Real Pit Bar-B-Que
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on SE 43rd Ave
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Ocala, FL 34471

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School: Ocala Christian Academy
Grocery: Shaklee Distributor
Restaurant: Park Qwik King Food Stores Llc
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2 Beds, 2 Baths on NE 9th St
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2 Beds, 2 Baths

Ocala, FL 34470

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School: Promiseland Academy
Grocery: Metro Food Mart
Restaurant: Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on NE 16th Pl
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Ocala, FL 34470

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School: Promiseland Academy
Grocery: Walmart Supercenter
Restaurant: Honeysuckle's Cafe
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on NE 47th Ct
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Ocala, FL 34470

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School: Promiseland Academy
Grocery: Metro Food Mart
Restaurant: Honeysuckle's Cafe
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on SE 4th St
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Ocala, FL 34471

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School: Maplewood Elementary School
Grocery: Stop N Save
Restaurant: Mike's Italian Pizzeria
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  • Future job growth: The ten-year job growth in Ocala is projected to be above 25%. Several large medical organizations, like Munroe Regional Medical Center and Ocala Regional Health System, are among the largest employers. Lockheed Martin is another major employer in the area.
  • Rural feel: Looking for a country feel? You will love Ocala. It's filled with large horse farms and picturesque pastures. There are many activities, especially for horse lovers. Don't miss the Santos-Belleview Trail, whether on horseback or two wheels. Trail rides are available for beginner equestrians.
  • Affordability: The cost of living in Ocala is just 86% of the United States average; this translates to inexpensive utilities, food and other consumer goods and transportation. Rent to own homes are reasonably priced and add to the area's affordability.
  • Location: In real estate, location is the golden rule, and Ocala's location adds to its appeal. Luckily, rent to own houses are available for those interested in putting down deep roots. Ocala is located on the major north-south Interstate, I-75, with easy access to Georgia and points further south in Florida, on both coasts. It's a quick drive to Daytona, St. Augustine, or Crystal River.
  • Ocala Historic District: Ocala has a beautiful, nationally registered historic area filled with homes that date from 1880 to 1930. If you are lucky enough to snag a home on a large lot near Fifth Street on a rent to own basis, you will be in the middle of this beautiful area. Homes on Ninth Street are beautiful and close to this historic area as well.
  • Great restaurants: Ocala boasts many independent restaurants that are favorites with locals and visitors. Aunt Fannie's is an unassuming coffee shop-style restaurant where the prices are low, portions are generous and the food is great. If you're looking for something more upscale, La Cuisine French Restaurant gets high marks from its patrons.
  • Lots of rental property available: Looking for a studio apartment? There are plenty available. Is a single-family house more to your liking? You will find that in Ocala as well. Interested in keeping horses? Finding a place with a barn and a pasture should be relatively easy, especially in the Equine Estates or on Second Street. There is a high ratio of rental homes in Ocala, which means finding a rental to your liking will be a simple process.
  • Diverse housing stock: Overall, about 70% of the city's homes have been built since 1970, mostly single-story ranch homes and small apartment buildings. The city also has a fair share of mobile homes on private land and in leased communities, in direct contrast to those homes in the Ocala Historic District.
  • Crystal clear springs: Ocala has some beautifully clear and fresh springs. Silver Springs and Juniper Springs are two of the favorites for both locals and visitors to swim, float and boat. Expect to see manatees.
  • Cultural opportunities: The Appleton Museum of Art is a pleasant surprise, offering exhibits you would expect in big city art museums. Equally beloved by residents is the Ocala Civic Theatre on Silver Springs Boulevard, which gets rave reviews for its productions.
  • Fast cars: Ocala is home to the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, which draws race fans from all around the country. There is also a dirt track racing park, Bubba Raceway, in Ocala for race fans.