Rent to Own Homes near Roanoke, VA

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  • Before making a buying decision about this or any other city, buyers need to consider the overall marketplace. Roanoke is much like other areas of the country in which the housing market collapsed significantly between 2007 and 2010. However, it has rebounded, and you can find affordable, high-quality homes for sale here. There are also numerous areas of residential housing priced appropriately for rental homes. The average listing price for a home here is $228,641 for the week ending August 14, 2013. Compared to the previous year, this was a 2.5 percent increase in overall listing price value. The average sale price for a one-bedroom home was $150,951, and for a two-bedroom home it was $136,146. For three bedrooms, the sale price stood at $173,743, and for four-bedroom homes it reached $256,639. In addition to this information, home buyers in the Roanoke area may be interested in knowing a bit more about the financial and housing aspects of the city before searching for rent to own houses. The median household income here is $36,834. The annual residential turnover is 19 percent, and the median years in residence is three years. Close to 50 percent of homes are owner occupied, and the apartment vacancy rate hovers around 5 to 7 percent. This information can help buyers decide whether the area is ideal for a rental purchase.

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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Jackson Ave SW
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Roanoke, VA 24016

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School: Hurt Park Elem.
Grocery: S & S Grocery & Deli
Restaurant: Libby's
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on 10th St SE
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Roanoke, VA 24013

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School: Stonewall Jackson Middle School
Grocery: Roanoke Stores
Restaurant: Suzie Q's
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Wentworth Ave NE
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Roanoke, VA 24012

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School: Monterey Elem.
Grocery: Plantation Food Mart
Restaurant: Four Flavors Jamerican
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3 Beds, 3 Baths on Kenwood Blvd SE
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3 Beds, 3 Baths

Roanoke, VA 24013

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School: Fallon Park Elem.
Grocery: Alvaro's Market
Restaurant: Deli Sandor
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Shenandoah Valley Ave NE
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Roanoke, VA 24012

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School: Noel C. Taylor Lrning Academy
Grocery: Express Stop
Restaurant: Bastions Bar Bq
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Glenwood Dr SE
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Roanoke, VA 24014

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School: Garden City Elem.
Grocery: Boulevard Mart
Restaurant: Abbott's Restaurant
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3 Beds, 1 Bath on Nelms Ln NE
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3 Beds, 1 Bath

Roanoke, VA 24019

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School: Monterey Elem.
Grocery: Plantation Food Mart
Restaurant: China Star Chinese Restaurant
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Frontier Rd NE
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Roanoke, VA 24012

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School: Monterey Elem.
Grocery: Plantation Food Mart
Restaurant: China Star Chinese Restaurant
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Glade View Dr NE
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Roanoke, VA 24012

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School: Parkway Christian Academy
Grocery: Apple Market
Restaurant: Dave's Restaurant
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  • School Systems The Roanoke City Public School system is the main provider of education here. The city has two main high schools: Patrick Henry High School and William Fleming High School. It has six public middle schools. The city is also home to several private schools, including North Cross, Roanoke Catholic, Community High School, and Vista Montessori. In terms of higher education, there are two colleges nearby, including Roanoke College and Hollins University. Other schools are easily accessible, including Virginia Tech and Virginia Western Community College.
  • Transportation and Commutes It's easy to get around this city and the region as a whole. Interstate 581 is the main highway through the city. Interstate 81 is the main thoroughfare in the northern portion. US Route 220 is also available and connects the city to Greensboro, North Carolina, and Martinsville. Other major routes through the city include US Route 221, State Route 117, State Route 101 and US Route 460. The Valley Metro is a public busing system serving the entire city. Additionally, RIDE Solutions is present here, which offers opportunities for biking assistance, carpooling matchups, and telework services for businesses and for citizens.
  • Neighborhoods When you're considering houses for sale in Roanoke, evaluate the individual neighborhoods. There are several areas that seem separate or have their own flare and style. Here are a few to consider: