Rent to own Homes in Kansas City, KS

Kansas City, KS, is the Kansas-half of the sprawling city that straddles the border of Kansas and Missouri. It's the third largest city in the state and also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Midwest. Kansas City is know for its Midwestern hospitality and also its plethora of entertainment options. Everyone can find something to do there, from the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway to the Schlitterbahn Water Park to the Arabia Steamboat Museum. Kansas City is a great place to live, work and play; it has one of the country's most affordable housing markets and a very highly-rated public school system.

Kansas City, KS is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $46,424 and a median rent of $882, the Kansas City, KS 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 Kansas City, KS. 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 Kansas City, KS rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.
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3620 N 112TH TER
Rent To Own
I-435 West Kc-ks
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66109
4
3
2075 ft2
2014
Hot
1200 N 18TH ST
Rent To Own
Kensington
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66102
2
1
1150 ft2
1925
Hot
4738 GEORGIA AVE
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Bethel Welborn
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66104
3
1
2168 ft2
1930
6380 N NEVADA AVE
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Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64152
5
4
3300 ft2
1999
600 E 8TH ST #8J
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The Downtown Loop
Townhouse/Condo
Kansas City, MO 64106
2
2
757 ft2
2005
Hot
4406 FOREST AVE
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Manheim Park
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64110
2
2
993 ft2
1910
5531 LOCUST ST
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Western 49-63
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64110
4
3
2000 ft2
1924
2221 E 37TH ST
Rent To Own
Ivanhoe Northeast
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64109
5
2
2200 ft2
1912
Hot New
5608 N EUCLID AVE
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Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64118
3
1
1800 ft2
1960
8137 Holmes Rd
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Waldo
Townhouse/Condo
Kansas City, MO 64131
1
1
651 ft2
1986
7401 MANCHESTER AVE
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Park Farms
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64133
4
2
1782 ft2
1956
13224 MANCHESTER AVE
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Grandview
Single Family Home
Grandview, MO 64030
3
2
2648 ft2
1986
Hot
8306 E 133RD ST
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Grandview
Single Family Home
Grandview, MO 64030
3
2
1900 ft2
1967
Hot
222 NW LOCUST ST
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Lake Lees Summit
Single Family Home
Lees Summit, MO 64064
4
4
4600 ft2
1978
1 of 38 1947 BELMONT PL
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Bridger
Single Family Home
Independence, MO 64057
4
4
2391 ft2
1966
101 S Paul Dr
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Single Family Home
Sibley, MO 64088
3
2
1138 ft2
2007
1416 HIGH ST
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Single Family Home
Baldwin City, KS 66006
1
1
441 ft2
1930
506 N 83RD PL
Rent To Own
Victory Hills
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66112
3
1
800 ft2
1969
Hot
1 of 42 3801 LLOYD ST
Rent To Own
Rosedale
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66103
3
2
1168 ft2
1910
Hot
1 of 4 2100 NW 58TH ST
Rent To Own
Line Creek - Northern Heights
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64151
3
3
5400 ft2
2022
1 of 63 3614 PENNSYLVANIA AVE
Rent To Own
Valentine
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64111
5
4
5085 ft2
1912
8336 WAVERLY AVE
Rent To Own
Victory Hills
Multifamily (5+ Units)
Kansas City, KS 66109
2
1
834 ft2
2003
1933 N 14TH ST
Rent To Own
Northeast
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66104
3
2
1400 ft2
1992
1016 N 86TH ST
Rent To Own
I-435 West Kc-ks
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66112
3
2
1398 ft2
1930
Hot
1 of 27 2718 N 77TH ST
Rent To Own
Victory Hills
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66109
3
2
1056 ft2
1949
811 W 18TH ST
Rent To Own
Westside North
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64108
3
3
1894 ft2
1910
1 of 7 2920 HUTTON RD
Rent To Own
I-435 West Kc-ks
Multifamily (5+ Units)
Kansas City, KS 66109
6
5
4000 ft2
1970
Hot
1 of 20 11025 NORTHRIDGE DR
Rent To Own
I-435 West Kc-ks
Single Family Home
Kansas City, KS 66109
4
4
3295 ft2
2013
1 of 8 210 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard #3E
Rent To Own
Southmoreland
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Kansas City, MO 64112
1
1
750 ft2
1920
475 TERRACE TRAIL EAST ST
Rent To Own
Lake Quivira
Single Family Home
Lake Quivira, KS 66217
4
4
4100 ft2
1946
Hot
1 of 10 4926 BIRCH ST
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Roseland Park
Single Family Home
Roeland Park, KS 66205
3
2
1080 ft2
1959
1 of 34 4056 Warwick Boulevard, Unit 3
Rent To Own
Southmoreland
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Kansas City, MO 64111
2
2
1285 ft2
1970
Hot
1 of 4 12703 W 51ST ST
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Single Family Home
Shawnee, KS 66216
2
1
780 ft2
1916
10910 W 56TH ST
Rent To Own
Goddard Heights
Single Family Home
Shawnee, KS 66203
3
2
1248 ft2
1952
Hot
1 of 6 4606 TRACY AVE
Rent To Own
Manheim Park
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64110
3
2
1169 ft2
1909
Hot
1 of 21 23719 W 58TH TER
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Single Family Home
Shawnee, KS 66226
4
3
2300 ft2
2001
Hot
1 of 20 11714 W 61ST TER
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Single Family Home
Shawnee, KS 66203
3
3
1636 ft2
1977
Hot
1 of 32 5901 ROCKHILL RD
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Western 49-63
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64110
3
2
1740 ft2
1911
Hot
938 WYNDHAM DR
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Single Family Home
Lansing, KS 66043
5
4
2104 ft2
2007
Hot
1 of 11 12109 W 64TH ST
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Single Family Home
Shawnee, KS 66216
3
1
984 ft2
1955
1 of 10 807 Southfork Road
Rent To Own
 
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Lansing, KS 66043
5
4
3600 ft2
2003
4248 NE KELSEY RD
Rent To Own
Colonial Square
Single Family Home
Kansas City, MO 64116
3
1
1165 ft2
1954
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Buying a Home in Kansas City, KS

Kansas City, KS is seeing rapid growth and Kansas City, KS's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -53% below the 2024 national average. Kansas City, KS is part of Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte is 1.64% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top Reasons to Live in Kansas City, KS

Housing Finding a home in Kansas City is usually easy, and there are almost always houses available in a range of price options. Forbes once called Kansas City one of the country's emptiest cities, and the vacancy rate shows it, as it's around 15% for houses. The median home sale price is about $60,000, and the average home sale price is around $71,000. The city also has many apartments, condo buildings and townhomes, in addition to single-family houses, so there are lots of options for anyone looking to relocate there - whether they are looking for a place to rent, buy or rent to own.

Nightlife People who live in Kansas City have no shortage of places to go out to and enjoy without ever crossing the border into Missouri. For fans of a late night cocktail, there's a great bar scene. 403 Club leads the way in this regard, and is known as the city's best dive bar. Kansans come here to drink beer, shoot pool or play pinball. For something fancier, the city goes to d'Nile Wine Bar, located in the Chateau Avalon Hotel. It carries a huge international selection of wine that rivals any fine wine institution across the country.

Local Restaurants The dining in Kansas City is also a reason to come to the city. Kansas City is home to some of the state's best BBQ restaurants. Oklahoma Joe's BBQ serves up a delicious pork BBQ slathered in vinegar-based sauce, and it was awarded "Best Sauce on the Planet" in the 2001 American Royal International Sauce Contest. Roscoe's is also a local favorite. They serve whole chickens smoked in Roscoe's sauce, as well as a whole rib dinner for only $10.50. If you're looking for something a little more upscale, Kansas City has that too. Final Cut Steakhouse in the Hollywood Casino is highly-touted; they offer traditional steakhouse fare in a fancy environment. You won't find anything fancy in the atmosphere at Frontier Steak House, but there's a reason the restaurant's been open for 50 years. Frontier serves some of the freshest Kansas City beef and produce, and the best part of all is that its menu features old-fashioned prices (a dinner with filet, salad, vegetable, potato and garlic bread only costs $12.99).

Neighborhoods The housing market is good throughout the entire metro area of Kansas City, KS, but depending on whether you want a rental home, rental home or purchasable home, there are some things you should know about the city's specific areas.