Rent to Own Homes near New Jersey

Top Reasons Why New Jersey is a perfect place to buy a Rent to Own

  • Scenic Beaches and Summer Destinations: Enjoy surf and sand at Seaside Heights, Wildwood and Long Beach Island. Every summer, North Jersians and New Yorkers head south to enjoy family fun at the Jersey Shore and experience the thrills of the boardwalks and rides right on the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Convenient Location in the Tri-State Area: Situated close to New York City and Philadelphia, New Jersey is close to employers in three states. The Garden State Parkway runs the length of the state, making daily commutes within NJ and to New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware manageable.
  • Atlantic City Casinos and Entertainment: Atlantic City, New Jersey, is not just about the famous boardwalk that lines its oceanfront. The city draws millions of visitors every year to its glittering casinos. Even those who do not gamble enjoy the shows and live entertainment that keep locals and out-of-towners coming back year after year.

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Top 14 Reasons to Live in New Jersey

  • Top-Notch Education: Rutgers College, Princeton University and award-winning school districts make New Jersey an educational powerhouse.
  • Sports Galore: The Giants, New Jersey Devils, Nets and New Jersey Stallions all call the Garden State home.
  • Super Neighborhoods: According to Money magazine, New Jersey had five cities listed in their top 100 US cities list. Hillsborough, Madison, Montville, Ridgewood and South Brunswick all made the list within the top 40.
  • New Jersey Mortgage Rates Are At An All-Time Low: Sellers and buyers alike are enjoying mortgage rates that are the lowest they've been in 40 years, according to Freddie Mac. Looking for a rent to own house? Now's the time in Jersey!
  • Great Parks and Outdoor Places: Living in New Jersey means you're close to scenic state parks and awesome places to hike, camp and fish. Among the many state parks here are Wharton State Forest, Cape May Point State Park, Barnegat Lighthouse State Park and Brendan T. Byrne State Forest.
  • Shopping and More Shopping: Shop for antiques at the Somerville Center Antiques Mall (the largest antique shopping mall in NJ) in Somerville, or find modern goodies at the huge Paramus Mall. The Jackson Premium Outlets in Jackson, NJ, offer bargains on name-brand fashions and products.
  • Thriving Arts and Culture: New Jersians appreciate their fine arts and venues, such as Newark's New Jersey Performing Arts Center, PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel and the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn.
  • Wineries and Farms: They don't call New Jersey the Garden State for nothing. Agriculture is king here. Roadside stands all over the state sell fresh fruits and produce that's grown locally. New Jersey is home to award-winning wineries, such as Auburn Road Vineyard and Winery, Heritage Vineyards in Mullica Hill, NJ and Bellview Winery in the Pinelands of South Jersey.
  • Great Chefs and Restaurants: Foodies living in New Jersey are treated to some of the best food east of New York, with proximity to fine restaurants such as Chez Catherine in Westfield, offering fine French cuisine; Fromagerie, in upscale Rumson, NJ, which is the creation of chef/owner David Burke; and New Brunswick's Due Mari, an Italian food destination with excellent dishes.
  • Annual Festivals and Fairs: New Jersey has a variety of Festivals and special events every year. Among the most popular are the New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar, the New Jersey Renaissance Fair in Bordentown and the New Jersey State Fair at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford.
  • Lots of Historic Places to Visit: Take the family to historic locations and learn about the early times of the state. Edison Memorial Tower and Museum, a tribute to inventor Thomas Edison, Grover Cleveland's birthplace, Monmouth Battlefield and Steuben House at historic New Bridge Landing are just a few of the historical attractions that bring thousands of visitors every year.