Rent to Own Homes near Maywood, IL

  • Maywood, a small city with a population of 24,090, is just ten miles west of downtown Chicago. A history lover's dream, Maywood was founded in 1869 and is home to 16 properties that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. At one point, Maywood was home to the airfield that aviator Charles Lindbergh used during his early career; however, the field is now the site of the renowned Loyola University Medical Center.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Maywood, IL

  • More home for the money! The median list price per square foot in Maywood is just $55, compared to $134 in Chicago. With just a glance at those figures, it's easy to see that you can get more home for less money just by venturing ten miles outside the city. Newcomers to the area may want to consider a rent to own home while they decide which neighborhood of Maywood they like best. For great deals, visit the Washington Boulevard and Lexington Street neighborhoods.
  • High number of mortgages is your gain! Approximately 43 percent of homeowners in Maywood owe more money to their mortgage companies than their homes are worth. With banks looking to recoup their losses as quickly as possible, new buyers are able to purchase properties at below market rates. The most desirable homes are in communities like the Village Center and Harrison Street.
  • Spectacular library and community center! The Maywood Library is home to more than 90,000 books, 5,000 video tapes and a collection of large print books. As a leading research institution in the state, the library has a variety of language materials, historical documents and access to papers from around the world. Head to the city's community center for monthly town meetings or to play basketball at the indoor court.
  • Plenty of parks! Home to 11 area parks, Maywood is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. Visit Maywood Park and go for a walk on one of the trails in the nearby woods or head to the dog park for an afternoon play date for your pup. Swimming facilities and other recreational activities can be found at the Fred Hampton Family Aquatic Center.
  • Delicious Ethnic Cuisine! Take a culinary trip around the world with a visit to one of the numerous ethnic restaurants in Maywood. Start your tour at the Tropical Times Caribbean before making the short trip to Yum Thai for the delectable green curry and crab Rangoon.