Rent to Own Homes near Des Moines, IA

Top Reasons to Live in Des Moines IA

  • Des Moines is the capital, as well as the biggest city. in the Midwestern state of Iowa. It has no shortage of events and attractions to offer, from the famed Arnold Palmer Signature Course to the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in the Western Gateway District. The Des Moines Art Center offers amazing art and architecture for those looking for a cultural getaway, and the Kruidenier Trail or Principal Riverwalk will offer both exercise and sightseeing for people who want to get a deeper glimpse into this beautiful city.

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2 Beds, 1 Bath on E Madison Ave
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Des Moines, IA 50317

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School: Fairmount Education
Grocery: Git-N-Go
Restaurant: Tasty Tacos
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on 41st St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Des Moines, IA 50312

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School: Hubbell Elementary
Grocery: Git-N-Go
Restaurant: La Mie Bakery & Restaurant
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4 Beds, 3 Baths on E Meadow Ln
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Des Moines, IA 50320

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School: Lovejoy Elementary School
Grocery: Git-N-Go
Restaurant: Sudsuckers
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Richmond Ave
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Des Moines, IA 50317

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School: Brubaker Elementary School
Grocery: Git-N-Go
Restaurant: Sunrise Tap
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3 Beds, 4 Baths on 27th St
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3 Beds, 4 Baths

Des Moines, IA 50311

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School: Smouse Opportunity School
Grocery: Hilal Groceries
Restaurant: Drake Diner
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Des Moines St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Des Moines, IA 50317

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School: Capitol View Elementary School
Grocery: Chandler Metelman Inc
Restaurant: Tsing Tsao Chinese Fast Food
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on SE 4th St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Des Moines, IA 50315

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School: Mckinley Elementary School
Grocery: Best Trip
Restaurant: B & B Grocery Meat & Deli
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on 16th St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Des Moines, IA 50313

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School: Oak Park Elementary School
Grocery: Saigon Market
Restaurant: Chicago Speakeasy
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on E 13th St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Des Moines, IA 50316

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School: Holy Family School
Grocery: Jung's Oriental Food Store
Restaurant: Fawn's Asian Cuisine
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  • Housing Statistics The most recent statistics for Des Moines show the average listing price for homes at $134,568, and the median sales price at $118,000. The city has a vacancy rate of 5.3 percent, which means looking for rent to own homes or other properties here could take some time. However, there is an annual residential turnover of 23.44 percent, so properties do become available eventually.
  • Local RestaurantsDes Moines is not just a meat-and-potatoes Midwestern city. You'll find everything you can dream of here, from Indian to French, falafel to pizza. The Chophouse on Grand Avenue serves up delectable prime beef in an upscale setting. Check out the Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar and Restaurant for delicious cocktails and small plates while you listen to piano players from all over the country. BOS, in the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, has some local flair - try it for a real Midwestern meal. Samurai Sushi and Hibachi employs traditional Japanese cooking techniques to entertain you during your dinner. Sarah is the place to go for Bosnian and Eastern European foods like moussaka, tehrana, baklava and pitas. Head down to Locust Street to get some great seafood and drinks at Splash Seafood Bar and Grill.
  • Arts and Culture As far as arts and culture are concerned, Des Moines is right up there with the big leagues in the country. It's a highly progressive city that maintains a focus on the arts and offers plenty of places to soak it up. The ArtFest Midwest is a fantastic festival where you can find art from all over. Des Moines's local galleries feature regional art to view and buy. The Pappajohn Sculpture Park in the Western Gateway offers a beautiful entrance to downtown, and the Des Moines Art Center has many popular artists on display. The 80/35 Music Festival takes place in early July and draws a big crowd to hear popular musicians play. The Ballet Des Moines has been training world-class dancers for over ten years. And finally, for bluegrass lovers, the Iowa Bluegrass Music Festival in late February is a must-do.
  • Neighborhood Guide Des Moines is made up of a number of diverse and interesting neighborhoods, each one presenting a different way to experience the city. Whether you're looking for a home or just visiting, its unique neighborhoods have a lot to offer. Soak up the life and vibrancy of downtown, or relax in the quieter and more peaceful neighborhoods. Here's a quick breakdown of the city's most popular areas.