Rent to Own Homes in Eureka, CA

Eureka is situated on the shores of the Humboldt Bay and is bordered by acres of lush redwood forest. The small town is located off the historic Highway 101, also called the Pacific Coast Highway. A major seaport since the 19th century, Eureka boasts the largest deep water port between Coos Bay, Oregon and San Francisco, California. Its two marinas are capable of docking over 400 boats.

Eureka, CA is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $43,199 and a median rent of $951, the Eureka, CA 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 Eureka, CA. 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.

Check out 94 Eureka, CA rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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3484 Park St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,179 Sqft | Built in 1900
1 of 8 141 Ole Hanson Rd.
4 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Eureka, CA 95503
2,866 Sqft | Built in 1904
917 Dowler Dr
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,183 Sqft | Built in 1957
2726 O St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Auction
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,482 Sqft | Built in 1947
248 Buhne St
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (NOD)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
2,152 Sqft | Built in 1911
1530 Harrison Ave
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,177 Sqft | Built in 1940
1321 Long St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
2,198 Sqft | Built in 1942
2024 Harris St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
1,196 Sqft | Built in 1919
Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms
226 W Wabash Ave
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,190 Sqft | Built in 1903
2314 Dean St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,250 Sqft | Built in 1954
2375 Hillside Dr
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,070 Sqft | Built in 1955
2502 A St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
951 Sqft | Built in 1948
3220 Edgewood Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Townhouse/Condo
Eureka, CA 95501
2,447 Sqft | Built in 1937
3250 Trinity St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,082 Sqft | Built in 1956
3311 Glenwood St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,200 Sqft | Built in 1956
3525 Pine St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
720 Sqft | Built in 1953
925 Huntoon St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
952 Sqft | Built in 1918
1429 Sunny Ave
1 Bed, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Townhouse/Condo
Eureka, CA 95501
628 Sqft | Built in 1932
1215 S St
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Townhouse/Condo
Eureka, CA 95501
1,293 Sqft | Built in 1902
3369 D St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (NOD)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
925 Sqft | Built in 1912
204 W Washington St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,244 Sqft | Built in 1903
3217 California St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
1,152 Sqft | Built in 1952
2827 Summer St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
1,206 Sqft | Built in 1974
2505 Garland St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95501
960 Sqft | Built in 1950
2285 Home Dr
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
1,667 Sqft | Built in 1963
6046 Avalon Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
1,886 Sqft | Built in 2008
1593 Peninsula Dr
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Arcata, CA 95521
992 Sqft | Built in 1948
2018 Burns Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
1,726 Sqft | Built in 1985
2360 Austin St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Eureka, CA 95503
1,409 Sqft | Built in 1954
1262 Bayview St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (NOD)
 
Single Family Home
Arcata, CA 95521
1,572 Sqft | Built in 1966
2530 Acheson Way
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Arcata, CA 95521
1,157 Sqft | Built in 1956
7365 W End Rd
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (NOD)
 
Single Family Home
Arcata, CA 95521
2,196 Sqft | Built in 1980
1643 Tompkins Hill Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (NOD)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
3,628 Sqft | Built in 1977
2160 Pillor Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Mckinleyville, CA 95519
1,788 Sqft | Built in 1998
464 Annahy Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,510 Sqft | Built in 1958
1577 Vancil St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,436 Sqft | Built in 1983
410 11th St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,593 Sqft | Built in 1949
1815 Alder Dr
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,699 Sqft | Built in 1949
1728 Willow Dr
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,092 Sqft | Built in 1956
2375 S 2nd Ave
3 Beds, 2 Baths
REO Foreclosure
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,512 Sqft | Built in 2000
1685 S 3rd St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,168 Sqft | Built in 1953
2705 Kenmar Rd
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Auction
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,527 Sqft | Built in 1958
1192 Crestview Dr
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Townhouse/Condo
Fortuna, CA 95540
2,328 Sqft | Built in 1976
265 State Highway 36
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Fortuna, CA 95540
1,118 Sqft | Built in 1960
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Eureka, CA is seeing rapid growth and Eureka, CA's' housing market remains not optimal with an average home price that is 36% above the 2022 national average. Eureka, CA is part of Humboldt 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 2022 for county Humboldt is 0.51% which is below the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top 3 Reasons to Live in Eureka, CA

A strong rental and housing market! About 50 percent of the homes in Eureka are rentals, or rent to own properties, while the remaining are owner-occupied. Many of the homes are located on large lots and within walking distance of parks, forestland or the ocean. No matter what area of the town a person resides within, nature abounds and there is no shortage of things to do in Eureka when it comes to the great outdoors. Residents can take a leisurely hike through the Redwood National Park or head to the beach at South Pit on the bay where you can enjoy horseback riding or a leisurely picnic.

Historic architecture! Old Town Eureka is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For anyone who enjoys Victorian architecture, a stroll downtown is in order. Over 30 percent of the homes in Eureka were built prior to 1939 and visitors can walk from house to house to soak up the charm of yesteryear. Interspersed throughout the historic area are small gift and antique stores. A boardwalk also connects the town's two marinas and is open to the public to stroll while looking at the historic seaport.

A strong community feel! With a population of a little over 27,000, Eureka is growing at a rate of three percent per year. This moderate growth helps foster a strong sense of community that is bolstered by local annual events and festivals that bring residents together. The yearly Redwood Coast Music Festival features a mix of local musical talent with national artists. In December, locals and visitors can enjoy the annual Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods. Led by a ranger, visitors walk through the great redwood trees outside town after the sun sets. The trees are lighted by over 200 luminaries and there is roaring campfire at the end of the trail. Each of the many events that occur every year help bring locals together to create a close knit community feel.

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