Rent to Own Homes near Norfolk, NE

Top 6 Reasons to Live in Norfolk, NE

  • Norfolk City is located in northeastern Nebraska in Madison County. Surrounded by the rich Elkhorn River Valley and the Sand Hills prairie, the 10.78-square mile city is gifted with fertile farmlands, driving economic prosperity in its early days. Today, Norfolk is a bustling city where the past inspires the present. For proof, check out Norfolk Junction south of downtown--site of the first railroad depot built in 1879-- before heading to Walmart Supercenter down Pasewalk Avenue for all your shopping needs.

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  • Walk the limestone-paved line. Traverse the 321-mile Cowboy Trail, the United States' longest rail-to-trail conversion, which spans the length of the Nebraskan outback. The trail begins in Chadron City in Dawes County and ends in Norfolk. It is made of crushed limestone and offers interesting landmarks along the way, including the 148-foot Niobrara River Bridge, Long Pine Creek and Elkhorn River.
  • Great time to buy a home. The value of homes in Norfolk is steadily increasing, from $81,300 in 2000 to $102,600 a decade after--or a huge 79% increase over a 10-year period. This means that owning a home in Norfolk is a good investment. While value is increasing, homes remain affordable in Norfolk compared to the average price in Nebraska. Best places to search for homes for sale in Norfolk are in the neighborhoods around Benjamin Avenue, near the Norfolk YMCA and in Riverside Boulevard, near the Johnny Carson Center.
  • Shop till you drop. Norfolk is a major retail center in northeastern Nebraska, home to some of the biggest chain stores in the state and hundreds of small businesses. Scour major shopping centers in Market Lane, including Sunset Plaza Mall and Sears Hometown Store for big sales. Don't skip specialty shops, like Madonna's Wedding Belle and Cottage Bookstore, for unique finds.
  • Welcoming city for renters. The Norfolk Housing Agency addresses the demand for more rental housing, including rent to own homes, by embarking on new development projects. It also oversees Norfolk's 2nd Story Rehabilitation Program, where upper floors of commercial buildings are being converted into residential apartments. Check out West Norfolk Avenue near the Chamber of Commerce and Madison Avenue near Smokin Stans BBQ for upper level downtown apartments for rent.
  • Hunter's paradise. Norfolk has numerous public hunting grounds for state-approved wildlife adventures, from whitetail deer to turkey and pheasant hunting. Begin your hunting expedition by checking out the Oak Valley, Wood Duck, Red Fox and Yellowbanks wildlife management facilities for all the rules governing Norfolk hunting, birding and fishing.