Rent to Own Homes near Reading, PA

Top Reasons to Live in Reading, PA

  • Reading, Pennsylvania, is best known for the now-defunct Reading Railroad. This railroad, which was immortalized as a Monopoly space, used to originate in the city and was used to transport coal to the eastern United States. Reading was also one of the first cities to make outlet shopping popular and is known as the Pretzel City because of its pretzel bakeries. Today, it is the fifth largest city in Pennsylvania, with a population of approximately 88,000.

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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Cotton St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19606

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School: Sixteenth & Haak El School
Grocery: Citi Food Market Inc
Restaurant: Tack's Sandwich Shop
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Spruce St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19602

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School: Amanda E Stout El School
Grocery: Helen Mini Market
Restaurant: China Kitchen
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Greenwich St
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Reading, PA 19601

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School: Lauers Park El School
Grocery: Dominican Grocery
Restaurant: Tommy's Cafe
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Cotton St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19602

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School: Amanda E Stout El School
Grocery: Santa Rita Grocery
Restaurant: Boo Boo's Placee
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Muhlenberg St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19602

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School: Southern Middle School
Grocery: Vejana Grocery
Restaurant: Stork Bar
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2 Beds, 2 Baths on N 11th St
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2 Beds, 2 Baths

Reading, PA 19601

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School: Tenth & Penn El School
Grocery: One Of A Kind Grocery Store
Restaurant: Dans Restaurant
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4 Beds, 1 Bath on Linden St
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4 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19604

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School: Citadel Reading Intermediate High School
Grocery: Jaritza Deli Grocery
Restaurant: Luliee's Restaurant
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Linden St
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19604

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School: Thirteenth & Green El School
Grocery: Greenwich Food Market
Restaurant: Luliee's Restaurant
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on N 11th St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Reading, PA 19604

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School: Tenth & Green El School
Grocery: Amanda Grocery & Deli
Restaurant: Catalina's Nuyorican Cuisine
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  • Housing Statistics There are plenty of vacant houses in Reading; only 30,108 of 34,309 houses are currently occupied. Of these, about 49 percent are rentals rather than owned homes. There may be some rent to own opportunities for aspiring homeowners if they ask. The median cost of a house in Reading is currently $171, 540; the median cost of an apartment is $644/month. Rent to own houses have a slightly lower rent of $519.
  • Largest Employers and Industries The top ten employers in Reading are:
  • Tourist Attractions There are over a dozen tourist attractions in Reading, and they can vary based on your own interests. Here are some of the most popular:
  • Weather and Climate The weather is generally mild in Reading, although summers tend to be hot and humid. There are about 12 days each year where temperatures exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Autumn brings cooler temperatures, but the first frost occurs in October. Winters are fairly mild, although temperatures can fall to freezing. There is less snow in Reading than in many other areas of the northeastern United States.
  • Local Shopping Reading was one of the first cities to popularize outlet shopping; there are still many outlet stores and other stores particular to this area.