Rent to Own Homes near Pueblo, CO

  • Pueblo, Colorado, is situated in the southern central portion of the state along the Interstate 25 corridor. It is the largest city in Pueblo County and the seventh most populous community in the state. Pueblo became a town in the Colorado Territory in 1870; however, the confluence of Fountain Creek and Arkansas River attracted European settlements to the area as early as the 1850s. The current population of 107,772 is spread across eight zip codes in a city that exudes equal measures of modern convenience and historical charm. Pueblo is the home of the Colorado State Fair, held every year towards the end of August.

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  • Housing AnalysisAs of June 13th, 2013, the median home sale price in Pueblo was $121,000, representing a 13.1% increase in the last year. By the week ending August 7th, 2013, the average listing price for homes for sale in Pueblo was $164,636. This is a steadily increasing figure that has increased a total of 23.8% over the last five years. Between 2008 and 2013, the average amount of homes that were sold in Pueblo varied between 1,100 and 1,250, with 2013 being a peak year for home sales quantities. There are currently 43,290 homes in Pueblo, of which 63.71% are owner occupied, 36.29% are rented and 10.46% are vacant. The various rent to own homes in Pueblo are listed online by real estate agencies.
  • Local Restaurants Pueblo offers a rich variety of restaurants. The blend of local Anglo and Hispanic cultures, along with the heavy traffic from Interstate 25, assures that a wide variety of palates can be satisfied. The available flavors include Mexican, Indian, Japanese, Italian, American, French and Chinese. Dining styles range from pizza-style take out to casual sit-down to fine dining. Pueblo is renowned for its local take on the Southwestern green chile fixation. The tradition is influenced by rich Hispanic heritage as well as by the similar tastes of the New Mexican neighbors to the south. Cuisine-wise Pueblo is most famous for what is known as "The Slopper". It is an open-faced cheeseburger completely submerged in a bowl of spicy green chile -- a delicious representation of the blending of cultures. Pueblo pays homage to its most beloved foods every year during the Loaf 'N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival, which takes place the 3rd weekend after Labor Day.
  • Transportation and CommutesPueblo Transit offers public bus transportation across regular routes throughout the city. Inner city areas can be traversed on foot or by bicycle. However, the lack of natural borders has caused buildings to sprawl out in all directions, covering about 45.1 square miles. Transportation to central neighborhoods from suburbs and vice-versa will require a vehicular mode of travel. Monday through Friday, peak travel times do see some congestion along the I-25 and other major routes in and around the city. Heavy traffic occurs during peak 'rush hour' times between 7:00 and 9:00 am and 4:00 and 6:00 pm.
  • Neighborhoods Pueblo has 52 neighborhoods that are populated by people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Folks of every profession can be heard speaking in English and Spanish. The area's Spanish heritage is reflected in the architecture of many of the older buildings, while recently built structures reflect modern building styles.