Rent to Own Homes near Rockville, MD

Top Reasons to Live in Rockville, MD

  • The rent to own options in Rockville, Maryland, may be just what you are looking for when it comes to both affordability and opportunities. The city, located in Montgomery County, is moderately sized, with more than 61,000 people calling it home. It is a part of the Baltimore and Washington Metro area, making it central to one of the nation's most bustling areas. It is close to Interstate 270, which provides connection to all of the businesses, government offices and entertainment venues nearby. Still, this city has its own charm and class, including old architecture like the Beall-Dawson House, which dates back to 1815.

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  • Housing Statistics The average listing price of a home for sale in this affluent area is $677,492, as of the beginning of August 2013. The median sale price for the second quarter of 2013 sat at around $475,000. In that time period, about 652 homes sold in the area. Finding an apartment to rent is not hard, because the city's Annual Residential Turnover rate sits at 20 percent. The median years in residence is three years.
  • Tourist Attractions Rockville's proximity to all of the monuments and attractions of Washington, D.C. makes this destination ideal for sightseeing. If you looking to stay in Rockville, check out the Free State Roller Derby for a sporting event unlike any you've ever seen. The city also has a vibrant music and theater scene, thanks to the Music Center at Strathmore, which is the Baltimore Symphony's second home, and the Fitzgerald Theater, which has been providing entertainment to locals since 1960.
  • Local Shopping Visitors and residents alike are sure to find a bargain while outlet shopping at Arundel Mills. Other shopping attractions include local shops, such as Butler's Orchard and Chuck Levin's Music Center. The City Place Mall in nearby Silver Spring is yet another shopping opportunity. For those willing to make a short trip (15 minutes) to McLean, Virginia, Tysons Galleria has shopping options, ranging from Tiffany's to Anthropologie.
  • School Systems Many rent to own houses are located near Rockville's main educational facilities. Most parents sent their students to Montgomery County Public Schools. There are a few highly acclaimed private schools here as well, including Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and Montrose Christian School. For higher education, the Montgomery College, Rockville Campus is located here. Also nearby is the University of Maryland University College.
  • Weather and Climate With cold winters, often dipping into the teens and bringing with them occasional heavy snow, residents should be prepared for blustery December days. Summers tend to be warm and dry. You can even find homes with pools in the backyard, perfect for relaxing poolside after a long June day.