Rent to Own Homes near Royal Oak, MI

Top 14 Reasons to Live in Royal Oak, MI

  • Best of small-town and big-city worlds. The city of Royal Oak offers the feel of a small town while being just a short drive from downtown Detroit and the 125-acre Detroit Zoo. Royal Oak's tree-lined neighborhoods have earned the city the distinction of "Tree City USA" from the National Arbor Day Foundation every year since 1976.

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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Ravena Ave
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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School: Shrine Academy
Grocery: Ressco Foods
Restaurant: Pasquales
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Detroit Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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School: Oak Ridge Elementary School
Grocery: International Grocery Store
Restaurant: Royal Coney & Kabob Grill
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on S Campbell Rd
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Royal Oak, MI 48067

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School: Coming Soon
Grocery: Coming Soon
Restaurant: Coming Soon
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Harwood Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Royal Oak, MI 48067

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School: Oakland Elementary School
Grocery: Marathon
Restaurant: Kona Cafe
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Lenox Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Madison Heights, MI 48071

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School: Edison Elementary School
Grocery: Bp
Restaurant: Boodles Restaurant
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on E 11 Mile Rd
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Royal Oak, MI 48067

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School: Calvary Christian School
Grocery: Bp
Restaurant: Mr Pita
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Sprague Ave
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Madison Heights, MI 48071

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School: Edison Elementary School
Grocery: Bp
Restaurant: Boodles Restaurant
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on N Connecticut Ave
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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School: Churchill Community Ed. Center
Grocery: Herbalife
Restaurant: Zumba Mexican Grille
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Symes Ct
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Royal Oak, MI 48067

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School: Keller Elementary
Grocery: Trent's Prime Beef & Basket
Restaurant: Col's Place
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  • Home ownership opportunities! More than 70% of the properties here are owner occupied, so you shouldn't have trouble finding a place to put down long term roots. Check out Woodward Ave. or City Center for some ideas.
  • Good mix of homes! While more than 60% of homes are detached, single family dwelling, there are many large apartment complexes, small apartment buildings, and other residential types to choose from. Check out your options on McLean Ave. or Crooks Rd.
  • Transportation access! Located near I-696, I-75 and M-10, Royal Oak is an easy drive from most of the Detroit metro area. The average commute time for a Royal Oak resident is 22.4 minutes. An Amtrak stop in town provides service to Chicago (via Detroit).
  • A variety of restaurants! Downtown Royal Oak has many dining options. Stop in at Comet Burger for a 1950s-diner feel or eat inventive sushi at Ronin. Town Tavern serves American comfort food with a contemporary twist.
  • Unique boutiques! Royal Oak is known for its independent boutiques, most of which are located downtown. Lost and Found Vintage is a local favorite. Burn Rubber sells hip sneakers in addition to its own line of T-shirts, hoodies and hats. If you want to be near shopping, there are many rental houses and rent to own options in the downtown area.
  • Parks, parks, parks! Wherever you are in Royal Oak, there's a park nearby. With over 45 parks for 11.83 square miles, Royal Oak offers residents plenty of green space. Two parks, Exchange and Meininger, have outdoor ice skating rinks.
  • Lively nightlife! Royal Oak Brewery, Goodnite Gracie, Luna and Mr. B's Pub are just a few of the bars and clubs located in the city. Ferndale, south of Royal Oak, offers additional options, such as The Emory and The Grasshopper Underground.
  • Artistic flair! Public art sculptures created by Michigan artists are visible throughout downtown Royal Oak. Galleries such as Habatat and Ariana showcase the work of artists and artisans.
  • Local flavor! The Royal Oak Farmers Market has been operating since 1927 and has served many generations of households. The Holiday Market, a destination for groceries and specialty foods on South Main Street, opened in 1954. Ray's Ice Cream, a Royal Oak classic since 1958, offers cones and ice cream cakes from a selection of over 40 flavors, including peach and Dutch chocolate almond. Gayle's Chocolates has sold handmade chocolates in downtown Royal Oak for 26 years; Just Baked is a newcomer selling cupcakes.
  • Valuable properties! The median home value in Royal Oak is $174,500, which is higher than the Michigan average. Royal Oak is a great city to put down roots, and rent to own houses give you a great opportunity to make yourself at home.
  • Live music! The Royal Oak Music Theatre books a variety of local and national acts that draw fans to its 1,700-capacity space. Iggy Pop and The White Stripes have played there. Every summer, the free Royal Oak Concert Series is held on the lawn outside the public library.
  • Strong ties! The homeowner vacancy rate in Royal Oak is 2%, so while there may not be as many homes for sale as in other cities, looking for rent to own homes will expand your options.
  • Get fit and make friends! The city offers adult and youth athletic leagues in a variety of sports like softball, basketball and soccer. The John Lindell Ice Arena is home to several hockey teams and figure skating clubs. You can make friends in the community while improving your physical fitness
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