Rent to Own Homes in Hammond, IN

Located in Lake County, Hammond, Indiana, is part of the Chicago Metropolitan area and has a population of over 80,000 people. As the story goes, a butcher by the name of George Henry Hammond was a pioneer in the use of refrigerated rail cars for the transport of fresh meat from city to city. A great location with fresh water led to the industrialization of the area with George H. Hammond Co.'s meat packing plant. By 1875, Mr. Hammond was selling nearly 2 million dollars worth of meat from his packing plant, and by 1884, the city was incorporated and named after the butcher/ entrepreneur, Mr. Hammond.

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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: James B Eads Elementary School
Grocery: Meiers Automotive
Restaurant: Balkan Products
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Whiting, IN 46394

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School: Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Grocery: Boulevard Discount Sales
Restaurant: Purple Steer Restaurant
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School: Thomas A Edison Elem School
Grocery: Grand Food Mart
Restaurant: Gorditas Los Metates
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Hammond, IN 46323

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School: Morton Elementary School
Grocery: Van Til's Mega Mart
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Hammond, IN 46323

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Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Frank O'bannon Elementary School
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5 Beds, 3 Baths

Hammond, IN 46324

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School: Saint John Bosco School
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Restaurant: Zel's Roast Beef All
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Hammond, IN 46323

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Housing Statistics

The median home price within the city of Hammond is $97,800. The median rent is $736 per month. The rental vacancy rate is quite high, hovering at 13.4%, leaving many structures unoccupied and ready for quick rental or rent to own opportunities for prospective buyers.

Local Sports

While you are in Hammond, visit the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame. The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame just inducted another eight members into its hallowed halls in March of 2013, honoring those who played football, baseball, basketball, wrestling and track and field. There are no professional teams in Hammond; you have to travel into Chicago for that. But the city does cheer hard for its high school squads.

Shopping in Hammond

The South Shore has a plethora of local shops, events, sports and attractions to keep locals and tourists alike, busy all year round! Starting with Cabela's 185,000 square foot showroom filled with aquariums, outdoor gear and educational areas, it's easy to see that this city loves getting outside to enjoy nature! However, if you'd rather spend your time browsing and shopping, try stopping in at Prickly Pear Furnishings for a look at handcrafted, custom made artistic pieces of furniture to add to your space. If you would rather stick to clothing and accessories, another local favorite is a shop called It's Just Serendipity, which features hand made items, vintage clothing, accessories and gifts for even those with finicky tastes.

Hammond Neighborhoods

Here are two Hammond neighborhoods you should know about:

Robertsdale:Robertsdale is one of the more scenic neighborhoods in Hammond. It is surrounded by Wolf Lake, Lake George and Lake Michigan, affording a gorgeous view no matter where you are. The average rental price in Robertsdale is a low $595 per month and the vacancy rates are up around 10.9% in the current market. This is an urban setting with lower to middle income locals populating this very hip, trendy and walkable area of Hammond. Mostly historic homes built before 1939 can be found in this neighborhood, as well as a few built after the 1970s.

Hammond:The average cost of rent in Hammond is $717 per month with a vacancy rate at about 12.2%. Residents in this neighborhood are middle income earners from managerial, sales, and professional jobs. There are also are no shortage of art shops and coffee places in the City Center, which makes this an excellent place for the truly trendy. Walking and being out in the neighborhood is easy in this area, which is also very walkable and friendly.