Rent to Own Homes near Arvada, CO

  • Arvada, Colorado is located seven miles northwest of Denver at the west-end point of Interstate 76. Its southernmost point reaches to the shoulder of I-70 while to the north it meets with Highway 36 that connects Denver and Boulder. The first fleck of gold discovered in the Rocky Mountain region was sluiced from a small stream near Arvada in 1850 by Lewis Ralston. However the true riches were discovered in the topsoil, the crops from which found an eager market among the throng of gold seekers. Arvada was once known as the celery capitol of the west. In 1870 the Colorado Central Railroad laid its tracks through Arvada, connecting the town with the Denver and Kansas Central Railroads.

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Top Reasons to Live in Arvada CO

  • Housing Analysis The average home for sale listing price in Arvada as of August 14, 2013 was $369,571 representing a slight increase from the following week in an ongoing upward trend. The median home sale price for the area as of July 13th, 2013 was $252,500. The annual residential turnover is 15.8 percent. There are over 42,000 households in Arvada, 65.80 percent of which are owned. Rented homes allot for 30.2 percent of households while only 4 percent of homes are vacant. If you're looking for a rent to own or purchasable home, you might have to look hard; but ultimately, those who find houses they like in Arvada are happy with their hometown.
  • Nightlife Arvada is host to a wide spectrum of modern commerce, most notably the eclectic variety of pubs, taverns and restaurants. One-of-a-kind establishments offering live music and local color can be found amid the gift shops and art galleries of Olde Town Arvada. Everything from mellow jazz in a classy joint to Americana in a tavern setting, to punk rock in a dive bar can be enjoyed, especially on weekends. D-Note offers live music, food, and hosts private events too. The Arvada Tavern offers 8-12 handcrafted beers on tap, and while they do not serve food, there are restaurant that will deliver to the Tavern. The micro beer revolution has raised its flag in town as well, with ale houses, tap houses and breweries offering locally crafted suds and menu items like burritos, burgers and bratwurst. Sports fans will find solace in the fact that must casual sit-down eateries and brew pubs simulcast multiple events on an array of large, flat screen HD monitors.
  • School Systems There are 31 elementary schools in Arvada teaching children from kindergarten to 6th grade. Seven of these schools also offer pre-kindergarten classes. Most elementary schools in Arvada carry an average to high rating from There are 15 middle schools in Arvada for grades 7 and 8. There are 4 high schools in the area teaching grades 9 through 12, two are unrated while one is rated high and one is rated excellent. Schools in the area of the 'academy' or 'private' distinction teach a variety of grade spans; K through 12, 4 through 12 and 6 through 12.
  • Neighborhoods There are 31 constituent neighborhoods in Arvada ranging from tidy urban cityscapes to sprawling suburban properties. Within the more densely populated areas you can easily find homes for rent. A couple of neighborhoods are described below: