Rent to own Homes in Americus, GA

At home in Sumter County, Georgia, Americus is a city that boasts about 17,041 residents (according to the 2010 Census). Part of the Americus Micropolitan Statistical Area, Americus provides a base for many well-known organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving. General John Americus Smith first settled the area back in the 1800s. Today, Americus spans approximately 10.7 square miles.

Americus, GA is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $33,405 and a median rent of $715, the Americus, GA 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 Americus, GA. 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 Americus, GA rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.
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186 HURT DR
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Cordele, GA 31015
3
6
4633 ft2
1985
1 of 17 439 ALSTON ST
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Richland, GA 31825
3
2
1730 ft2
1978
1217 RIVER POINTE DR
Rent To Own
River Pointe Plantation
Single Family Home
Albany, GA 31701
5
4
3386 ft2
2007
132 TAYLOR ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Americus, GA 31709
4
4
3838 ft2
1930
914 ADDERTON ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Americus, GA 31719
3
3
2226 ft2
1950
New
211 MAPLE ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Americus, GA 31719
3
2
2086 ft2
1974
217 LAUDIG LN
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Americus, GA 31719
3
3
2440 ft2
1989
765 GA HIGHWAY 27 E
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Americus, GA 31709
3
2
1800 ft2
1978
1410 GA HIGHWAY 26 E
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Ellaville, GA 31806
4
2
2185 ft2
1974
New
280 GOSA RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
2244 ft2
2010
132 WATERFRONT DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Cobb, GA 31735
3
2
1416 ft2
2000
112 WALNUT ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Montezuma, GA 31063
3
2
1428 ft2
1958
505 ENGRAM ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Montezuma, GA 31063
3
3
2181 ft2
1926
Hot
514 COLLEGE ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Montezuma, GA 31063
3
2
1592 ft2
1956
615 FLINTSIDE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Cobb, GA 31735
2
1
1333 ft2
1947
1 of 24 329 FLINTSIDE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Cobb, GA 31735
2
3
1424 ft2
1970
237 GROOVER ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1923 ft2
1991
New
1 of 57 551 N CEDAR CREEK RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Cordele, GA 31015
2
2
1680 ft2
1970
New
243 N CEDAR CREEK RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Cordele, GA 31015
2
1
1496 ft2
1960
98 SENAH DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
5
3
2278 ft2
2018
1 of 28 141 CONEY RD N
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Cordele, GA 31015
3
3
2450 ft2
2002
New
151 MONTROSE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
4
2
1972 ft2
2019
106 NORTHWOOD DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1582 ft2
1987
1 of 60 165 FIRE TOWER RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Buena Vista, GA 31803
3
2
1573 ft2
2008
1 of 118 340 GA HIGHWAY 137 W
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Buena Vista, GA 31803
3
2
1930 ft2
1974
New
131 BIRCHLEAF LN
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1680 ft2
2012
1 of 64 101 LEXINGTON LN
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
4
3
2070 ft2
1978
Hot New
206 CREEKSIDE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
3
2896 ft2
1960
308 CREEKSIDE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1919 ft2
1977
262 GARRETT RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1232 ft2
1953
New
241 GLENDALE RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1554 ft2
1991
New
105 CREEKSIDE PL
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
2
3
1681 ft2
1994
Hot New
1820 BELLFLOWER RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Dawson, GA 39842
3
2
1488 ft2
1985
301 S AZALEA CIR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Vienna, GA 31092
4
3
2809 ft2
1900
New
108 WISTERIA LN
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
3
1576 ft2
2009
943 WHITE POND RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
2
2
1200 ft2
1987
New
152 PINERIDGE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1779 ft2
1979
New
204 PINERIDGE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
5
2
2838 ft2
1987
189 SAINT CLAIR DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1581 ft2
1995
2771 SOUTH ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Marshallville, GA 31057
1
1
1632 ft2
1988
161 WINNSTEAD DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
2053 ft2
1999
New
136 HILLRIDGE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Leesburg, GA 31763
3
2
1978 ft2
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Americus, GA is seeing rapid growth and Americus, GA's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -57% below the 2024 national average. Americus, GA is part of Sumter 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 2024 for county Sumter is 0.99% which is equal to the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top 7 Reasons to Live in Americus, Georgia

Reasonable sale prices in Americus! As of November 2014, the median price for homes for sale in Americus was $37,150. The average property in the area lists for about $126,404. As far as square footage is concerned, average price per square foot of Americus real estate is $47. Among the most in-demand Americus, Georgia communities are Gatewood and City Center.

Many good rental and rent to own options! Rental property in Americus comes at a lower average rate than in the rest of Georgia. In fact, Americus rents run approximately 34 percent less than the state average and 37 percent less than the country's. Over 55 percent of homes in the area are occupied by renters. The Arles neighborhood of Americus has an average rent of about $352 and a selection of single-family homes and apartment buildings. In the Thalean/Maddox area, single-family real estate and mobile homes rule the roost, with average rents of about $561.

Plenty of museums to visit in Americus! No matter which Americus community you're traveling from, you'll find that the Drummer Boy Museum and Georgia Rural Telephone Museum are just minutes away by car or bus.

Historical attractions! This city is home to a wealth of historic attractions, including the Windsor Hotel from 1892, the Jimmy Carter National Historical Site and the Andersonville Civil War Village.

Unique and educational attractions! In Americus you can visit the Global Village & Discovery Center, featuring replicas of house types from around the globe. Koinonia Farm has been around since 1942 and provides a place to enjoy nature, learn about history and sample good food.

Restaurants, coffee shops and eateries! When you don't feel like cooking, you'll find many restaurants within walking or driving distance of your home. Among the restaurants popular with the locals are 2 Dukes Bar-B-Que and Carter's Fried Chicken.

Outdoor fun in Americus! For those who like to get out of the house and enjoy local parks, there's Sumter County Regional Park and Barlow Street Park and Pool to keep you busy. There's also the Boone Park Community Center, with its basketball gym, fitness room and splash pad.