Rent to own Homes in Mesa, AZ

Located in hot and sunny Arizona, Mesa is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. It is the third largest city in Arizona, with a population of close to 440,000 residents. The city has the feel of a peaceful suburb, even though it is part of a vast metropolitan area that includes Phoenix, which is just 15 miles away. Mesa offers a wide range of outdoor activities, comfortable neighborhoods, business growth, and affordable housing for anyone looking to move to this desert city. And of course, this family-friendly city has plenty of newer shopping centers, including Dana Park Village Square, Mesa Riverview, and Superstition Springs Center, which is a major mall that brings in shoppers from all over the valley.

Mesa, AZ is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $61,640 and a median rent of $1,105, the Mesa, AZ rent-to-own market is more affordable than the traditional housing market which has shown tremendous growth across the U.S. and with it, aggressive competition for home purchases. With the current housing shortage trend it can make it harder to become a homeowner, including in Mesa, AZ. This means higher than average down payments for homes and higher qualification standards for conventional home loans. With a rent-to-own property, tenants are also buyers. You can live in the house for a set amount of time before you purchase it, meaning that you get to know the house, your neighbors, and your community before making the final purchase. This enables you and your family to make the right choice based on both information and experience. Rent-to-own is also a great alternative way to get into a home if you have bad credit or don't have enough saved for a down payment.

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9849 E ONZA AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85212
1,511 Sqft | Built in 2000
7442 E NIDO AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85209
1,323 Sqft | Built in 1997
8802 E UNIVERSITY DR #97
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85207
1,200 Sqft | Built in 1998
New
7427 E CALYPSO CIR
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85208
1,627 Sqft | Built in 1974
2449 E IMPALA AVE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85204
1,778 Sqft | Built in 1980
830 S DOBSON RD #35
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
West Mesa
Townhouse/Condo
Mesa, AZ 85202
896 Sqft | Built in 1972
830 S DOBSON RD #7
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
West Mesa
Townhouse/Condo
Mesa, AZ 85202
784 Sqft | Built in 1972
830 S DOBSON RD #95
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
West Mesa
Townhouse/Condo
Mesa, AZ 85202
896 Sqft | Built in 1972
Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms.
1204 W EL PRADO RD
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Chandler
Single Family Home
Chandler, AZ 85224
1,570 Sqft | Built in 1979
210 E TREMAINE AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Gilbert
Single Family Home
Gilbert, AZ 85234
1,587 Sqft | Built in 1986
1993 S SPARTAN ST
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
Gilbert
Single Family Home
Gilbert, AZ 85233
1,273 Sqft | Built in 1996
New
1663 W PRINCETON AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Gilbert
Single Family Home
Gilbert, AZ 85233
1,848 Sqft | Built in 1995
New
1881 E BARBARITA AVE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Gilbert
Single Family Home
Gilbert, AZ 85234
1,820 Sqft | Built in 1994
New
2260 E WILDHORSE PL
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Chandler
Single Family Home
Chandler, AZ 85286
1,204 Sqft | Built in 1996
Hot
1 of 24 280 S EVERGREEN RD #1301
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
Apache
Townhouse/Condo
Tempe, AZ 85281
1,100 Sqft | Built in 2007
New
8924 E PORTOBELLO AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85212
1,357 Sqft | Built in 2003
303 S Recker Rd #148
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85206
840 Sqft | Built in 1972
9413 E JUNE ST
5 Beds, 6 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85207
6,305 Sqft | Built in 2006
10626 E MESETO AVE
4 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85209
2,464 Sqft | Built in 2016
New
8751 E LOMITA AVE
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
East Mesa
Single Family Home
Mesa, AZ 85209
1,990 Sqft | Built in 2000
New
1831 E MANHATTON DR
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Alameda
Single Family Home
Tempe, AZ 85282
2,288 Sqft | Built in 1981
New
3150 S ARIZONA PL
4 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
Chandler
Single Family Home
Chandler, AZ 85286
2,629 Sqft | Built in 2018
2683 E BLUE SPRUCE LN
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Gilbert
Single Family Home
Gilbert, AZ 85298
2,291 Sqft | Built in 2007
8512 E VIA DE LA ESCUELA
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
McCormick Ranch
Single Family Home
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
2,270 Sqft | Built in 1977
New
8512 E Via De La Escuela --
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
McCormick Ranch
Single Family Home
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
2,270 Sqft
7690 N VIA DE PLATINA
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
McCormick Ranch
Townhouse/Condo
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
1,890 Sqft | Built in 1979
New
3514 N APACHE WAY
5 Beds, 5 Baths
Rent To Own
Southwest Village
Single Family Home
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
3,500 Sqft | Built in 1958
New
122 E ELLIS DR
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
Kiwanis The Lakes
Single Family Home
Tempe, AZ 85282
1,632 Sqft | Built in 1965
New
39088 N CALI AVE
4 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
Pecan Creek
Single Family Home
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
2,576 Sqft | Built in 2005
4646 E OAK ST
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85008
1,444 Sqft | Built in 1957
4208 E SAINT CATHERINE AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85042
1,274 Sqft | Built in 1973
New
13613 N 76TH ST
5 Beds, 4.5 Baths
Rent To Own
Paradise Valley Ranchos
Single Family Home
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
4,155 Sqft | Built in 2019
New
9648 E SHEENA DR
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
1,796 Sqft | Built in 1996
5324 N 37TH PL
4 Beds, 5 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
5,169 Sqft | Built in 2008
New
31702 N ROYAL OAK WAY
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
San Tan Valley
Single Family Home
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
2,015 Sqft | Built in 2005
2816 N 33RD PL
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85008
1,918 Sqft | Built in 1950
661 E MAYFIELD DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
San Tan Valley
Single Family Home
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
1,269 Sqft | Built in 2003
1 of 22 1618 N. 32nd St.
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Phoenix, AZ 85207
1,020 Sqft | Built in 1983
New
149 E PALOMINO WAY
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
San Tan Valley
Single Family Home
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
1,631 Sqft | Built in 2003
3820 E SWEETWATER AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85032
1,545 Sqft | Built in 1973
6021 E ANDERSON DR
5 Beds, 4 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
3,484 Sqft | Built in 1995
New
13406 N 36TH PL
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Southern East
Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85032
1,420 Sqft | Built in 1972
New
7845 N 17TH ST
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85020
3,337 Sqft | Built in 1972
6101 N 13TH PL
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Phoenix, AZ 85014
2,205 Sqft | Built in 1959
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Buying a Home in Mesa, AZ

Mesa, AZ is seeing rapid growth and Mesa, AZ's' housing market remains not optimal with an average home price that is 13% above the 2023 national average. Mesa, AZ is part of Maricopa county and taxes are an important factor to consider when purchasing a home whether through rent to own or a traditional purchase. The average tax rate as of 2023 for county Maricopa is 0.59% which is below the national average, which is 0.99%.

Median Home Price in Mesa, AZ

Median Rent in Mesa, AZ

Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms.

Average Cost of Living in Mesa, AZ

The overall cost of living in Mesa, AZ is considered average for an American city. To live comfortably in Mesa, the required income is about $42,654. Mesa has a high concentration of top-ranked public schools in Arizona. The top schools in Mesa are the Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies, Franklin at Brimhall Elementary School, and Franklin Junior High.

Average Home Prices in Mesa, AZ

The average price of a home in Mesa, AZ, is $425,00, which is above the national average of $295,300. As of October 2021, the average number of days a house is on the market before it's sold is only 26 days, and the home prices have increased 25.8% compared to 2020. There is a higher demand for homes than homes available to sell, meaning it's a competitive seller's market.

Mesa Statistics

If you're interested in Mesa rent-to-own homes, don't forget to consider important factors in addition to monthly living costs, such as average commute, taxes, crime rates, etc. The following are some common Mesa statistics compared to the U.S. national average.

Mesa AveragesNational Averages
One-Way Commute24.8 minutes27.1 minutes
Violent Crime3.7722.7
Property Crime18.6935.4
Unemployment Rate6.1%4.7%
Income Tax Rate2.59-4.5%4.6%
Air QualityAQI 41AQI 40
Water Quality31Safe
Median Household Income$58,181$79,900
Median Property Taxes$0.6$2,471
Utilities$171.64$171.67
Monthly Rent$1,383$1,098
Median Home Cost$425,000$295,300
Median Home Age32 years37 years

Housing Statistics

If you are interested in renting a home, it will cost you about $800 per month. Less than 31% of the residents rent homes. However, if you want to join the 69% of residents who own a home here, you're looking at an average cost of about $170,000. That's not too bad for an area that is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. In fact, if you love warm weather and sunny skies, but want to avoid the high cost of living you'd find in California, Mesa is a great option. The vacancy rate is rather low at less than 5%. But in this growing city, it won't be too hard to find a home to buy, rent, or rent to own, since brand new homes and neighborhoods are still being built. You'd be in good company since there has been a 14% increase in the population of this city since 2000.

Largest Employers and Industries

Mesa has seen tremendous growth in recent years. There are a number of large corporations that employ a great number of people. The largest include Mesa Public Schools, which employs 9,500 people, and Banner Health, which counts on its 8,650 employees to help operate several hospitals and clinics here. Other employers that have a few thousand employees each include Boeing, Wal-Mart, and Mesa Community College, which is the largest community college in Maricopa County. So if you have some skills in the education, health, retail, or aerospace fields, finding a job in Mesa should be possible.

Transportation and Commutes

Since Mesa is so spread out, most residents prefer to drive their vehicles to around the city, which is common in Arizona. There are a number of freeways that can take you through Mesa and to the surrounding areas. The mostly commonly used freeways in and near Mesa include the US 60, Loop 101, and Loop 202. The city of Phoenix also features the Metro Light Rail system, which is a passenger train station that goes through much of Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, and other nearby areas. But one of the best things about many of the neighborhoods and the city in general is the ability to walk around. In fact, Mesa has been listed as one of the top 50 walkable cities in America, so if you love to walk, you will enjoy living here. Just make sure you avoid doing so during the summer, when temperatures easily surpass 100 degrees!

Neighborhood Guide

Like many cities in the west, Mesa is spread out. The city is divided between East and West Mesa. Here are some examples of the neighborhoods you will find in this city.

Mesa, AZ Frequently Asked Questions

Like many cities, Mesa has safe areas and unsafe areas. Mesa is only safer than 12% of other cities in America. The violent crime rate is below the national average, but the property crime rate is above.

Mesa, AZ is in Maricopa County.

Many residents consider Mesa, AZ a good place to live and to retire. With an average cost of living and excellent schools, many families find that Mesa is a good place to live.

Mesa, AZ has a walk score of

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The state tax rate is 2.59 to 4.5% on top of the federal tax rate of 10 to 37%.

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