Rent to Own Homes near Smyrna, GA

  • Famous residents! Actress Julia Roberts grew up in Cobb County. Current residents include Ron Gant of the Atlanta Braves, who lives in the Westwood Circle area.

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Top 11 Reasons to Live in Smyrna

  • Rising property values! The median home value in Smyrna for 2013 was $176,500. That's a 14.5% increase from 2012. Some of the most popular sections for rent to own homes are the South Cobb Dr. and the Lincoln Log Dr. neighborhoods.
  • The Chattahoochee River! The Chattahoochee River, which connects north Georgia with the Gulf of Mexico, passes through Smyrna and offers a number of fishing and recreational opportunities, such as the Vinings River Park and parts of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
  • New housing! New homes are adding to the diverse array of housing available in Smyrna. New home construction projects include Belmont Hills, Pace's Walk and Vinings Crest. Some structures in these developments are offered as rent to own properties. A 9.26% vacancy rate gives you just enough room to move in before the new homes fill up!
  • Small town charm. Big city amenities! Smyrna offers the perfect blend of small town friendliness and accessibility, while still being just a few miles away from big city amenities in Atlanta, such as the High Museum, the Georgia Aquarium and Turner Field.
  • Easy access! Smyrna is located right on I-285 and Cobb Highway, which makes getting around the region easy. In addition, Cobb Community Transit buses provides public bus transportation between Smyrna and points throughout north-central Georgia.
  • Parks galore! The City of Smyrna owns and operates more than two dozen city parks plus a community center, a golf course and a water park. Some of the most popular parks include Cobb Park and Brinkley Park.
  • Affordable housing! The median home value in Smyrna for 2013 was $176,500. That compares to a median home value of $196,800 in nearby Marietta and $285,100 in Roswell. A few of the most desirable neighborhoods in Smyrna are the Pebblebrook Estates and Gilmore neighborhoods; there are even a few rent to own houses in these areas.
  • Lots of places to shop! Smyrna area residents love to shop. Within the city are the Cumberland Mall and Smyrna Market Village, where you can find just about anything you want to buy. Of course, nearby Atlanta and Buckhead offer additional shopping opportunities.
  • Access to good health care! Smyrna is just down the road from some of the best health care centers in the world, including Emory-Adventist Hospital in Smyrna and the Atlanta Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
  • Low property taxes! Property taxes in Smyrna are lower than the state average. The average Smyrna homeowner pays $1,827 in property taxes annually. A few of the Smyrna communities with single-unit homes include the Campbell Rd. and Shawnee Pl. areas.