Rent to Own Homes near Oakdale, MN

  • Oakdale is a suburban neighbor to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, sitting just northeast of St. Paul. The city has a population of around 27,000 residents, and prides itself on its vast network of both parks and trails. Its proximity to the Twin Cities means that the Mississippi River, loads of theaters, many museums, and professional sports games are just a few minutes away from Oakdale.

Check out over 300 Oakdale, MN rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Oakdale, MN

  • Life is a walk in the park! Oakdale has more than a dozen parks. With soccer fields, basketball courts, skating rinks, and horseshoe pits among the amenities offered, this St. Paul suburb affords ample opportunity to stay outside. Oakdale is particularly proud of the Oakdale Nature Preserve and its wood trails. This park also hosts Oakdale Discovery Center, which has an amphitheater and reception hall.
  • Listing prices are up! As of the end of 2014, listing prices are increasing in Oakdale, including homes near Battle Creek Lake and Mud Lake. The listing price on homes for sale increased by nearly 2% in one week. Increased home listing prices signal the start of a buyer's market, making it a good time to consider calling Oakdale home.
  • Shop local, even in the winter! Local farmers' markets are an excellent venue for buying fresh, local food. With cold Minnesota winters, however, an outdoor market is just out of the question. Oakdale residents benefit from the Oakdale Indoor Market in the Discover Center during the winter. This indoor farmers' market has more than 30 vendors selling jam, jewelry, maple syrup, and more. Local businesses like Velvet Beets Gourmet Honey set up in the market every other Saturday during winter months.
  • Stable price per square foot! Rent to own homes and other properties on the real estate market in Oakdale are holding steady when it comes to price per square foot. From MN Hwy 36 to I-94, residents are able to maintain bang for their buck when it comes to owning a property here.
  • Green efforts! Oakdale participates in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program, making it a leader in environmental efforts in the region. From a robust recycling program to ensuring ample bicycle lanes to cut down on pollution, Oakdale is a green city. The government has also committed to expanding its trails to reach the Lake Elmo Park Preserve and promote the use of the Washington County Environmental Center.