Rent to own Homes in Grand Rapids, MI

Nicknamed "Furniture City" and located on the Grand River, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is not only the second largest city in the state, but it's also home to five of the largest office furniture companies in the world. Grand Rapids' economy has also expanded into such fields as aviation, automotive, health care, and information technology. With that business success, the metropolitan population of over 1.3 million has gained the notoriety of being one of the more desired communities in the country.

Grand Rapids, MI is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $51,333 and a median rent of $947, the Grand Rapids, MI 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 Grand Rapids, MI. 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.

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19326 EDGAR RD
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Howard City, MI 49329
1,700 Sqft | Built in 1988
1584 CARLTON ST
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Muskegon, MI 49442
666 Sqft | Built in 1936
226 ANN ST NE
5 Beds, 2 Baths
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Creston
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
1,580 Sqft | Built in 1890
1 of 16 940 Monroe Avenue NW, Unit 122
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Belknap Lookout
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
748 Sqft
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1 of 21 208 WALTER ST SE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
1,140 Sqft | Built in 1910
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1 of 17 3820 MICHAEL AVE SW
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Wyoming, MI 49509
1,310 Sqft | Built in 1944
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1 of 28 710 TWIN LAKES DR NE
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
2,100 Sqft | Built in 1985
1 of 8 2135 LAKE DR SE
4 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
1,900 Sqft | Built in 1902
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1 of 12 2135 ONEKAMA DR SE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
1,546 Sqft | Built in 1969
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1 of 47 941 ELLSMERE ST NE
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Creston
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
2,300 Sqft | Built in 1941
1 of 31 2746 ALGER ST SE
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Ridgemoor
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
2,204 Sqft | Built in 1969
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1 of 31 2311 UNION AVE SE
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Garfield Park
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
1,563 Sqft | Built in 1927
1818 KALAMAZOO AVE SE
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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South East End
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
864 Sqft | Built in 1927
1014 BAXTER ST SE
6 Beds, 2 Baths
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Baxter
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
1,896 Sqft | Built in 1900
155 DALE ST NE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Creston
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
1,058 Sqft | Built in 1880
3257 FULTON ST E
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
728 Sqft | Built in 1935
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111 DALE ST NE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Creston
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
1,741 Sqft | Built in 1920
937 WEALTHY ST SE
5 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
2,672 Sqft | Built in 1918
531 LIBERTY ST SW
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
1,320 Sqft | Built in 1930
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1 of 60 1630 REBECCA CT NW
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
1,590 Sqft | Built in 2000
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921 SHAWMUT CT NW
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Westside Connection
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
1,457 Sqft | Built in 1978
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1 of 7 2049 PORTER ST SW
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Wyoming, MI 49519
1,352 Sqft | Built in 1890
New
2752 BROOKLYN AVE SE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Alger Heights
Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
1,278 Sqft | Built in 1951
1 of 43 76 CAMPAU CIR NW
1 Bed, 2 Baths
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Heartside-Downtown
Townhouse/Condo
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
1,101 Sqft | Built in 1990
4112 N NORWAY ST SE
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
1,884 Sqft | Built in 1971
1 of 7 2905 EARLE AVE SW
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grandville, MI 49418
1,350 Sqft | Built in 1927
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1 of 2 3117 VERMONT AVE SW
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grandville, MI 49418
1,700 Sqft | Built in 1924
1 of 24 2548 NEWBERRY LN SE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
2,068 Sqft | Built in 1992
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1 of 34 4101 COIT AVE NE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
1,439 Sqft | Built in 1953
1 of 13 4570 GASCONY DR SE
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
2,142 Sqft | Built in 2002
1 of 63 1843 TIMBERVIEW ST NE
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
3,300 Sqft | Built in 1979
1 of 13 21 MAJESTIC ST SE
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
672 Sqft | Built in 1942
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1 of 38 5837 BROOKFARM DR SE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
1,500 Sqft | Built in 1985
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1 of 35 3646 RUNNING BROOK DR SE
3 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
2,436 Sqft | Built in 2004
1 of 30 357 WHITE STAG CT SW
3 Beds, 5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Grandville, MI 49418
4,024 Sqft | Built in 1998
670 WATERVIEW CT SW
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Grandville, MI 49418
1,300 Sqft | Built in 1980
1 of 19 6987 E SPRINGTREE LN SW
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Townhouse/Condo
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
1,600 Sqft | Built in 1985
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2128 EASTSTONE ST SE
3 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Caledonia, MI 49316
2,362 Sqft | Built in 2005
1 of 48 4636 LINDEN BR NE
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Ada, MI 49301
2,786 Sqft | Built in 2000
1 of 28 6167 WITHERBEE DR SE
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Ada, MI 49301
2,406 Sqft | Built in 1971
1 of 28 905 RUSHMORE ST
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Jenison, MI 49428
3,200 Sqft | Built in 1972
2661 Village Circle Court, 11
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Byron Center, MI 49315
1,548 Sqft | Built in 2005
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1 of 13 1164 MAPLEWOOD DR
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Jenison, MI 49428
1,008 Sqft | Built in 1958
1 of 26 6424 12TH AVE
4 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Jenison, MI 49428
1,778 Sqft | Built in 1953
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Buying a Home in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids, MI is seeing rapid growth and Grand Rapids, MI's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -100% below the 2022 national average. Grand Rapids, MI is part of Kent 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 Kent is 1.56% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

Median Home Price in Grand Rapids, MI

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Top Reasons to Live in Grand Rapids MI

Housing Statistics When looking to invest in real estate in today's Grand Rapids market, regardless if you are buying a home or looking for rent to own opportunities, you want to be sure you do your due diligence about the area before committing to a deal. If you're planning to invest in the Grand Rapids area, know that the average listing price for homes in the area is right around $167,162, which is down -3.5% from previous weeks. In addition, it's important to know that those homes closing with a median sales price of about $113,000 in the last month, which is actually up 10.8% over this same time last year. As far as the total number of sales taking place per month, Grand Rapids saw approximately 1,370 closings in the last month, which is also up 26% compared to this same time in 2012. According to the most recent count of homes available in the Grand Rapids area, there are 1,512 new and resale properties and approximately 725 properties that are either in the pre-foreclosure or bank-owned stage of selling.

Arts and Culture The Grand Rapids area not only has several historic buildings and public sculptures like the symbolic Alexander Calder monument and the famous fish ladder piece, but it also has some impressive museums and galleries as well. A must-see is the Gerald R. Ford Museum, which covers the life of the 38th President of the United States of America and Grand Rapids native, Gerald Ford. Grand Rapids is also home to Ford's final resting place, adjacent to his museum.

Nightlife If you are looking for something to do in Grand Rapids after the sun has gone down, then you are in for a treat. The place to be is Downtown, which is home to all the area's best brew pubs, comedy clubs, theatres, and places to experience live-music.

School Systems The school system in Grand Rapids is divided into three segments; East Grand Rapids Public School District, Grand Rapids Public School District, and the private school district. The largest representation is in the Grand Rapids Public School District which offers pre-kindergarten through 12th grades and has 61 schools with over 19,000 students. The second largest district is the East Grand Rapids Public School District and it offer classes to students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade, has 5 schools total and 3,022 current students. As for as private schools go the most prominent in the area are Paul the Apostle Catholic School, Breton Downs Elementary, and Townline Elementary. So, no matter where your apartment, house or rental home is, you will be able to find a good place to educate your children.

Neighborhood Guide Whether you're taking in a concert at the new Van Andel Arena, visiting all that Lake Michigan has to offer, or taking the kids to the John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids is filled with unique neighborhoods offering unique opportunities.

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The state tax rate is 4.25% on top of the federal tax rate of 10 to 37%.

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