Rent to Own Homes near Bowie, MD

Top 11 Reasons to Live in Bowie

  • Convenient Location! Bowie is located in a section of Calvert County that is close to Prince George's and Montgomery counties. As a large number of people living in the region work in D.C., it also doesn't hurt that the Capitol is only 35 minutes away.

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  • Home ownership opportunities! Almost 90% of residences in Bowie are owner occupied, so you shouldn't have trouble finding rent to own houses here or ones you can buy outright. Check out the areas around Idlewild Dr. and Annapolis Rd. for some ideas.
  • Established homes! More than 50% of the houses here were built from 1970-1999, so if you like to live in an established home that is not too old or not too new, you can have your pick. Start your search around the Hardesty or Woodmoore neighborhoods.
  • Growing Community! Since 2000, Bowie's population has increased 11.7% A great deal of new construction has happened since, particularly in the Church Road section of the city. If you're looking for rent to own homes, try Holmehurst.
  • Stop and Shop! Bowie has 5 shopping centers within its boundaries. Shop until you drop at places like Free State, Hill Top Plaza, Pointer Ridge, The Market Place, and Collington Plaza. There are also plenty of specialty markets and boutiques around town, ensuring that you can find exactly what you're looking for.
  • Employment Opportunities! Bowie's unemployment rate is less than Maryland's state average and the city's expansion might have a bit to do with that. Home improvements and new construction in the 214 corridor (also known as Central Avenue) have not only increased rent to own housing options, but also employment in the construction industry.
  • Entertainment! Take in a movie at Regal Cinemas Bowie 14 or host a party at Joyful Jumps.
  • Exquisite Eateries! If you've got a craving for a particular type of food, the odds are great that you can find it in Bowie. Anything from quick take out to fine dining abounds in the Bowie area. Check out Grace's Restaurant or Old Bowie Town Grille, both named to The Gazette Newspapers top area eateries.
  • Affordable Living! Based on 2011 figures, median rent in Bowie is $1756 per month, as opposed to nearby Mitchellville that has a median rent of $1935 per month. Whether you're looking to rent, rent to own, or buy, Bowie is a viably affordable option. Central Ave. and Crain Hwy have some good choices.
  • Green! The Environmental Advisory Committee and the Green Team Executive Committee are committed to keeping the city "green" and hosts movie nights that screen environmentally conscious films that are open to the public.
  • Artistically Friendly! Bowie is a city that celebrates artistic innovation and vision. Every year, the city offers an Education and Arts scholarship to area high-school students to help encourage artistic and intellectual success. The City of Bowie Arts Grants gives an award of up to $6,000 to those who can develop an interactive arts project for Bowie residents.