Rent to own Homes in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines is the capital, as well as the biggest city. in the Midwestern state of Iowa. It has no shortage of events and attractions to offer, from the famed Arnold Palmer Signature Course to the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in the Western Gateway District. The Des Moines Art Center offers amazing art and architecture for those looking for a cultural getaway, and the Kruidenier Trail or Principal Riverwalk will offer both exercise and sightseeing for people who want to get a deeper glimpse into this beautiful city.

Des Moines, IA is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With the current housing shortage trend it can make it harder to become a homeowner, including in Des Moines, IA. 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 Des Moines, IA rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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108 NE 6TH CT
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Grimes, IA 50111
1,088 Sqft | Built in 1989
1 of 20 3919 LAY ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Douglas Acres
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50317
992 Sqft | Built in 1968
1 of 23 2160 FOUNTAIN CREST DR
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
1,397 Sqft | Built in 2002
1 of 21 2150 FOUNTAIN CREST DR
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
1,397 Sqft | Built in 2002
1 of 24 5195 PINE VALLEY DR
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
1,704 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 11 3521 27TH PL
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Prospect Park
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50310
768 Sqft | Built in 1950
1 of 11 1440 64TH ST
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
1,328 Sqft | Built in 1938
1 of 17 4703 64TH ST
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Urbandale, IA 50322
1,804 Sqft | Built in 1997
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1 of 11 233 E PARK AVE
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50315
960 Sqft | Built in 1957
New
3255 EASTON BLVD
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Accent
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50317
1,816 Sqft | Built in 1870
2308 CAPITOL AVE
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Fairground
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50317
748 Sqft | Built in 1905
1 of 16 2815 E CLINTON AVE
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Douglas Acres
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50317
928 Sqft | Built in 1947
1 of 40 4060 NE 47TH ST
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50317
1,440 Sqft | Built in 1942
1 of 9 3324 52ND ST
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Merle Hay
Townhouse/Condo
Des Moines, IA 50310
1,224 Sqft | Built in 1948
1 of 19 2756 BOSTON AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Prospect Park
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50310
1,880 Sqft | Built in 1973
1 of 19 4310 ALLISON AVE
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Beaverdale
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50310
1,683 Sqft | Built in 1939
2415 HIGH ST
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Woodland Heights
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50312
1,144 Sqft | Built in 1908
1 of 3 19 E TITUS AVE
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Fort Des Moines
Single Family Home
Des Moines, IA 50315
864 Sqft | Built in 1947
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720 11TH ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
West Des Moines, IA 50265
1,752 Sqft | Built in 1942
1 of 12 1804 TIMBERVIEW DR
5 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Norwalk, IA 50211
1,795 Sqft | Built in 2018
1 of 27 3213 ASHWOOD DR
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Urbandale, IA 50322
912 Sqft | Built in 1958
1 of 12 7845 DRAKE ST
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Clive, IA 50325
1,339 Sqft | Built in 1966
1 of 27 3843 81st St
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Urbandale, IA 50263
2,202 Sqft | Built in 1972
1 of 4 420 nw65th lane
5 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Des Moines, IA 50313
2,250 Sqft
1 of 19 714 35TH ST SW
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Altoona, IA 50009
2,300 Sqft | Built in 2018
1 of 6 6930 NE 56TH ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (5+ Units)
Altoona, IA 50009
1,216 Sqft | Built in 2021
1 of 38 832 SW SPRINGFIELD DR
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Ankeny, IA 50023
1,677 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 21 630 34TH PL
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
West Des Moines, IA 50265
1,954 Sqft | Built in 1973
1 of 31 9915 TANGLEWOOD DR
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Urbandale, IA 50322
1,749 Sqft | Built in 1987
1 of 21 312 SW CARRIAGE DR
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Ankeny, IA 50023
2,417 Sqft | Built in 2014
4425 MILLS CIVIC PKWY #802
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Townhouse/Condo
West Des Moines, IA 50265
1,523 Sqft | Built in 1999
403 LINCOLN ST SE
6 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Bondurant, IA 50035
1,315 Sqft | Built in 1958
1 of 24 12380 WALNUT RIDGE CT
5 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Clive, IA 50325
2,850 Sqft | Built in 1997
1 of 20 808 SE 13TH ST
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grimes, IA 50111
1,460 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 9 1116 59TH ST
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
West Des Moines, IA 50266
1,610 Sqft | Built in 1987
1 of 13 905 N JAMES ST
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grimes, IA 50111
2,349 Sqft | Built in 1994
1 of 16 13789 BAY HILL CT
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Clive, IA 50325
3,171 Sqft | Built in 1995
1 of 19 604 NW 10TH CIR
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grimes, IA 50111
1,594 Sqft | Built in 2008
1 of 25 197 79TH ST
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
West Des Moines, IA 50266
2,056 Sqft | Built in 2011
1 of 39 715 79TH PL
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
West Des Moines, IA 50266
1,782 Sqft | Built in 2004
1 of 28 1202 N 9TH ST
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Indianola, IA 50125
1,957 Sqft | Built in 2004
1 of 49 3912 NE BELLAGIO CIR
6 Beds, 5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Ankeny, IA 50021
3,841 Sqft | Built in 2013
1 of 25 5022 NE SENECA DR
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Ankeny, IA 50021
1,616 Sqft | Built in 2016
1 of 26 1215 S G ST
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Indianola, IA 50125
1,630 Sqft | Built in 1994
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Des Moines, IA is seeing rapid growth and Des Moines, IA's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -100% below the 2022 national average. Des Moines, IA is part of Polk 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 2022 for county Polk is 1.6% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top Reasons to Live in Des Moines IA

Housing Statistics The most recent statistics for Des Moines show the average listing price for homes at $134,568, and the median sales price at $118,000. The city has a vacancy rate of 5.3 percent, which means looking for rent to own homes or other properties here could take some time. However, there is an annual residential turnover of 23.44 percent, so properties do become available eventually.

Local Restaurants Des Moines is not just a meat-and-potatoes Midwestern city. You'll find everything you can dream of here, from Indian to French, falafel to pizza. The Chophouse on Grand Avenue serves up delectable prime beef in an upscale setting. Check out the Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar and Restaurant for delicious cocktails and small plates while you listen to piano players from all over the country. BOS, in the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, has some local flair - try it for a real Midwestern meal. Samurai Sushi and Hibachi employs traditional Japanese cooking techniques to entertain you during your dinner. Sarah is the place to go for Bosnian and Eastern European foods like moussaka, tehrana, baklava and pitas. Head down to Locust Street to get some great seafood and drinks at Splash Seafood Bar and Grill.

Arts and Culture As far as arts and culture are concerned, Des Moines is right up there with the big leagues in the country. It's a highly progressive city that maintains a focus on the arts and offers plenty of places to soak it up. The ArtFest Midwest is a fantastic festival where you can find art from all over. Des Moines's local galleries feature regional art to view and buy. The Pappajohn Sculpture Park in the Western Gateway offers a beautiful entrance to downtown, and the Des Moines Art Center has many popular artists on display. The 80/35 Music Festival takes place in early July and draws a big crowd to hear popular musicians play. The Ballet Des Moines has been training world-class dancers for over ten years. And finally, for bluegrass lovers, the Iowa Bluegrass Music Festival in late February is a must-do.

Neighborhood Guide Des Moines is made up of a number of diverse and interesting neighborhoods, each one presenting a different way to experience the city. Whether you're looking for a home or just visiting, its unique neighborhoods have a lot to offer. Soak up the life and vibrancy of downtown, or relax in the quieter and more peaceful neighborhoods. Here's a quick breakdown of the city's most popular areas.

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