Rent to Own Homes near Red Wing, MN

  • The port town of Red Wing, Minnesota got its start as a farming village in the last half of the 19th century, when area farmers produced more wheat than any other county in the U.S. Industry took hold in the area soon after, with Red Wing Stoneware opening its factory in 1877 and Red Wing Shoes following suit in 1905. This gave way to the town's current status as charming residential area.

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Top 4 Reasons to Live in Red Wing, MN

  • Historic beauty alongside modern amenities! Nestled among the bluffs of the Mississippi River Valley, Red Wing is one of the most picturesque towns in all of America. Listed among the top 25 historic towns in the world by National Geographic Magazine, Red Wing successfully combines old world charm with a modern, progressive city plan. Hotels, shops, and art galleries, like the Anderson Center and the Red Wing Pottery Museum, thrive in the downtown district, thanks in part to their close proximity to the Cannon Valley Trail, one of the most heavily used trails in the state.
  • Home values are rising! According to experts, median home values in Red Wing rose by nearly 40 percent, from $108,200 in 2000 to $152,875 in 2012. Part of the reason could be due to the strong local job market in Red Wing. The Red Wing Shoe and Fastenal Industrial Supply companies offer retail, manufacturing and logistics positions, while the Mayo Clinic's Red Wing facility and the Fairview Medical Center employ hundreds in the healthcare field. Hometown jobs make for short commute times, too - the majority of Red Wing residents report that their commute to work takes 15 minutes or less!
  • Affordable housing and a low cost of living! Whether you're looking to buy, rent or rent to own, Red Wing offers great value for your money. Even though home values have been rising, they are still quite affordable, even in the city center where great restaurants, like the Port at St. James Hotel and quaint little stores like the Uffda Shop are just a short stroll away. Red Wing boasts a very low cost of living, with a score of 82 compared against the national average of 100.
  • It's an outdoor lover's paradise! Situated right on the Mississippi River and just 15 minutes north of Lake Pepin, Red Wing offers all manner of activities for aquatic enthusiasts. For those who prefer to have their fun on dry land, the surrounding bluffs and valleys offer miles of hiking, biking and inline skating trails as well as the Discovery Garden in Colvill Park.