Rent to Own Homes near Port Charlotte, FL

  • Rent well and prosper! Port Charlotte was recently voted one of the country's top places to retire by U.S. News & World Report. The average household income has increased by 32% since 2009, and a healthy 20% of residents choose to rent.

Check out over 300 Port Charlotte, FL rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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Top Reasons to Live in Port Charlotte

  • Even the food is healthy! The Port Charlotte Farmer's Market held every Friday is where you can find locally-grown produce such as zucchini, pineapples, oranges and more. Enjoy live entertainment while you shop by local bands like 4Ever Erin and Steely Pan.
  • Enjoy a booming economy! According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Port Charlotte's unemployment rate is decreasing, meaning more jobs for everyone. Future job growth is expected to be 28.08% over the next 10 years.
  • The history is fascinating! The first residents of Port Charlotte were paleo-Indians who hunted wooly mammoth just before the last Ice Age. This was when Port Charlotte was located further inland. After the sea levels rose came the Shell People, who were eventually wiped out by invading Spaniards. Finally, the Seminole Indians made their way Eastward and populated the area.
  • The taxes are manageable! The real estate taxes paid on homes with mortgages were just $1,496 in 2011, while property owners with paid mortgages were just $1,573. The sales tax everywhere in Florida is currently 6%.
  • Sports is alive! The Charlotte Stone Crabs are based in Port Charlotte. They are a minor league baseball team and are considered a feeder team for the Tampa Bay Rays. Fans can watch them play at Charlotte Sports Park, which also serves as the Tampa Bay Rays spring training location.
  • Make plenty of income! Median income in Port Charlotte is $116, 167 as of 2011. When you compare that to the median gross rent of only $945, that's a lot of discretionary spending money left over for recreation, savings and education costs. Because of that, lots of Port Charlotte residents choose the rent to own option for housing.
  • A strong real estate market! Home sales in Port Charlotte have been rising steadily since 2009, from less than 800 sales a year to more than 1,000 in 2013. That translates to plenty of houses to choose from on the market. Try rent to own homes or rent to own houses to find a house to buy with no money down.
  • Temperate climate! Port Charlotte has a warm, humid subtropical climate, and winters are mild. Residents celebrate the enjoyable climate with trips to Port Charlotte Beach Park and Kiwanis Park.
  • Spend your money here! There's plenty of shopping to do at the Port Charlotte Town Center, where one of the largest food courts is serving up delectable delights from around the world. Shop at Family Fusion, Aeropostale or Yankee Candles for all your gift-giving needs.
  • Different house styles! Architects like Thomas A. Huff and Bernard Rown design and build homes in Port Charlotte with backyard swimming pools and cages, architectural elements like arched doorways, and more.