Rent to Own Homes near Miami Springs, FL

  • Nestled in Miami-Dade County, Miami Springs is a Floridian city with a population of 14,316 in the 2013 U.S. Census. Founded by Glenn Curtiss and James Bright, the city was originally called Country Club Estates and was one of the first planned communities in Florida. The original city plan followed a Pueblo Revival theme, and Pueblo and Mission-style architecture is still part of the unique Miami Springs experience. Miami Springs is bordered on one side by Miami International Airport.

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Top 6 Reasons to Live in Miami Springs, FL

  • Expect affordable rents! The mean price for all housing units in 2011 was $386,354; for apartments or 5-unit structures, it was $285,009. The median gross rent was $949 in 2012. Golfers may enjoy the residential areas adjoining Martin Downs County Club, Martin County Golf and Country Club and Miami Springs Country Club. It is still possible to find a rent to own residence in this community, thanks to new construction, fixer-uppers and foreclosure sales, but the majority of sales are traditional, with VA and FHA financing available for existing single-family dwellings.
  • Dive into culture and history! Visit the restored Curtiss Mansion, the historic residence of the city's founder. Head over to Miami Springs Historical Society and Miami Springs Historical Museum for an in-depth look at the city's past.
  • Pay average property taxes! The median real property taxes for units without a mortgage were $3,166; for housing units with a mortgage, they were $4,114 in 2012. For the area, these taxes are neither high nor low, but fall into a more average category. Country Club Estates is one of the most popular subdivisions, while Melrose Drive has waterfront homes for sale. Bass Lake, Lake Louise and South Bass Lake offer recreation and great water views.
  • Enjoy great dining and nightlife! Woody's West End Tavern features libations and live music, while Airport Cafe and Liqueurs is a local favorite hangout. Check out Big Tomato, Bryson's Irish Pub, Cafe el Patio and Jr's Gourmet Burgers -- they all get good reviews.
  • Discover unique shops! Laced with Charm Boutique and Sushique are but a few of the eclectic shops and boutiques in the city. Stop by Lombardi Woodworking for unique, handmade furniture and gifts.
  • Take advantage of sports, fitness and recreation! Get in shape at CrossFit CrossFire, stop by Stafford's Park to enjoy the fresh air and scenery, or dive into the community swimming pool. Ray's Taekwondo and Washington's Gym are great for exercise, while the Miami Springs Recreation Center offers programs in sports, including volleyball. Last but not least, don't miss the city parks, including East Drive Park, Prince Field and Circle Park.