Rent to Own Homes near Council Bluffs, IA

Top Reasons to Live in Council Bluffs, IA

  • Located just across the Missouri River from Omaha, Nebraska, Council Bluffs is a small, thriving community that takes pride in maintaining its own identity. After all, the city not only predates its larger neighbor by more than a decade, but it is also the historic starting point of the Mormon Trail, as well as a major national railway hub. A number of successful casinos, including Harrah's Council Bluffs, have sprung up in recent years, increasing the city's financial and cultural opportunities.

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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Twin City Dr
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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School: E A Kreft Primary School
Grocery: Super Quik Stop
Restaurant: Islamorada Fish Co
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on S 13th St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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School: Longfellow Elementary School
Grocery: U-Stop Convenience Shop
Restaurant: Travel Centers Of America
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Crown Rd
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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School: Montessori Childrens House
Grocery: U-Stop Convenience Shop
Restaurant: Cellar 19 Wine & Deli
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4 Beds, 3 Baths on Avenue F
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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School: Kanesville Alternative Learning Center
Grocery: Bucky's Express
Restaurant: Shenanigans Karaoke Bar & Grll
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Trail Rdg
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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School: Lewis & Clark Elementary School
Grocery: D & S Express
Restaurant: Christy Creme
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on 4th Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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School: Edison Elementary School
Grocery: Filling Station
Restaurant: Goofy's Corner
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Avenue F
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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School: Franklin Elementary School
Grocery: C B Quick Stop
Restaurant: Sam's Italian Villa
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Gleason Ave
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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School: St Albert Elementary School-Intermediate Bldg
Grocery: Eddy's
Restaurant: Hidden Paradise
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on 7th Ave
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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School: Bloomer Elementary School
Grocery: Filling Station
Restaurant: Dorock Bar & Grill
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  • Housing Statistics Of the nearly 25,000 homes and apartments in Council Bluffs, about 35% are renter-occupied. At any given time, approximately 8.5% of the total rental homes are vacant. Compared to national averages, real estate prices are quite affordable for all types of properties, including single family dwellings, apartments, and rent to own houses. The median sales price for residential homes in the city is $141,500, while rental rates hover around $694 per month.
  • Outdoor Activities There's plenty to do outdoors, particularly in and around water. The Missouri River provides residents with plenty of boating, fishing and recreational opportunities--there's even a riverboat casino. The expansive Lake Manawa State Park features camping, boating, fishing, swimming and sunbathing. Council Bluffs also offers a wide range of natural areas and historic sites, including Stan Bahnsen Park and the Golden Spike monument.
  • Local Sports The Mid-America Center (MAC) in Council Bluffs is a 6,700-seat arena that hosts a variety of entertainment and sporting events. Formerly the home of the Iowa Blackhawks Arena Football team, the MAC has recently hosted the Omaha Rollergirls, as well as USHL hockey. High school sports are something of an obsession in the area, with rabid local followings for St. Albert, Abraham Lincoln, Lewis Central and Thomas Jefferson varsity programs.
  • Neighborhoods in Council Bluffs Though Council Bluffs is itself a relatively small suburban town, there are distinct neighborhood divisions. Most are fairly historic and served as settlement homes for various groups of railway workers. A few of the most notable areas include: