Rent to own Homes in Newark, NJ

The third-oldest city in the country, Newark, New Jersey, is a major rail, air and shipping hub. Strategically located in the center of the Gateway Region of New Jersey and with a population of about 277,000, Newark is the largest city in the state and second-largest city in the metropolitan area of New Jersey. It is home to the largest container shipping terminal on the East Coast at Port Newark, as well as a major commercial airport, the Newark Liberty International Airport, which is among the busiest airports in the country. New Jersey is also home to numerous historical landmarks such as the Ballantine House, 80 Park Plaza, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and Ferry Street.

Newark, NJ is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $37,476 and a median rent of $1,116, the Newark, NJ 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 Newark, NJ. 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.

Check out Newark, NJ rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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1 of 24 26 Clinton Street Unit 1A
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Belleville, NJ 07109
Built in 1970
30A W Roselle Ave #A
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Roselle Park, NJ 07204
Built in 1945
529 GREEN ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
1,104 Sqft | Built in 1943
328 UNION AVE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Wood Ridge, NJ 07075
2,450 Sqft | Built in 1946
1401 44TH ST
3 Beds, 4 Baths
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Single Family Home
North Bergen, NJ 07047
2,012 Sqft | Built in 2006
518-536 GREGORY AVE #B201
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Townhouse/Condo
Weehawken, NJ 07086
700 Sqft | Built in 1988
9411 Shore Rd APT 5
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Single Family Home
Brooklyn, NY 11209
1,200 Sqft | Built in 1960
6928 5th Ave #3
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Single Family Home
Brooklyn, NY 11209
1,100 Sqft
Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms.
6010 Boulevard E #64
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
West New York, NJ 07093
1,535 Sqft
57 FRONT ST #704
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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DUMBO
Townhouse/Condo
Brooklyn, NY 11201
1,132 Sqft | Built in 1899
20 LEXINGTON HL #10
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Kips Bay
Townhouse/Condo
Harriman, NY 10926
960 Sqft | Built in 1985
Hot
1734 60TH ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Borough Park
Single Family Home
Brooklyn, NY 11204
2,414 Sqft | Built in 1905
32 HOWELL AVE
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Fords, NJ 08863
1,368 Sqft | Built in 1945
67 HILLSIDE AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Florham Park, NJ 07932
1,008 Sqft | Built in 1925
1 LYNNWOOD RD
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Edison, NJ 08820
2,241 Sqft | Built in 1968
98 CHRISTIE ST
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Edison, NJ 08820
2,104 Sqft | Built in 1968
241 W 108TH ST #4C
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Upper West Side
Townhouse/Condo
New York, NY 10025
750 Sqft | Built in 1911
401 E 60TH ST #4C
5 Beds, 5 Baths
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Upper East Side
Townhouse/Condo
New York, NY 10022
3,500 Sqft | Built in 2000
2761 BATH AVE #3D
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Gravesend
Townhouse/Condo
Brooklyn, NY 11214
1,153 Sqft | Built in 1988
343 E 74th St PENTHOUSE 1D
3 Beds, 4 Baths
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Upper East Side
Single Family Home
New York, NY 10021
1,862 Sqft | Built in 1987
366 BLACK OAK RIDGE RD
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Wayne, NJ 07470
1,808 Sqft | Built in 1940
1 of 12 1916 Ocean Ave, #10
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Midwood
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Brooklyn, NY 11230
1,151 Sqft | Built in 2017
2131 Ocean Ave PH 7B
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Sheepshead Bay
Single Family Home
Brooklyn, NY 11229
1,705 Sqft | Built in 2019
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663 LENOX RD
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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East Flatbush
Single Family Home
Brooklyn, NY 11203
1,160 Sqft | Built in 1920
726 E 45TH ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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East Flatbush
Single Family Home
Brooklyn, NY 11203
1,600 Sqft | Built in 1920
239 ALBERT ST
5 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
North Plainfield, NJ 07063
2,400 Sqft | Built in 1952
1807 RIDGEVIEW CT
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Parlin, NJ 08859
Built in 1997
73-12 35th Ave #C6
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Jackson Heights
Single Family Home
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
938 Sqft | Built in 1940
5900 ARLINGTON AVE #21B
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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North Riverdale
Townhouse/Condo
Bronx, NY 10471
1,580 Sqft | Built in 1962
1 of 15 6 HIGHLAND AVE
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Piscataway, NJ 08854
3,270 Sqft | Built in 1985
22 LIGHTHOUSE POINT RD
3 Beds, 4 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Highlands, NJ 07732
2,227 Sqft | Built in 2017
1 of 5 100 Clarewood Drive
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706
776 Sqft | Built in 1925
24 OAKLAND AVE
4 Beds, 4 Baths
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North Side
Single Family Home
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
2,000 Sqft | Built in 1930
31 VOUGHT AVE
2 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Freehold, NJ 07728
1,748 Sqft | Built in 1920
17 BUCKNELL WAY
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Hopatcong, NJ 07843
604 Sqft | Built in 1940
293 Halstead St
8 Beds, 4 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
East Orange, NJ 07018
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1 of 9 28 ARSDALE PL
7 Beds, 3 Baths
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Lower Vailsburg
Single Family Home
Newark, NJ 07106
2,707 Sqft | Built in 1927
1 of 4 10 N 18TH ST
6 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
East Orange, NJ 07017
2,592 Sqft | Built in 1920
1 of 10 281 NEW YORK AVE
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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North Ironbound
Single Family Home
Newark, NJ 07105
988 Sqft | Built in 1880
1 of 12 36 n 6th Street
7 Beds, 3 Baths
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Fairmount
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Newark, NJ 07107
2,779 Sqft | Built in 1907
177 LINDEN AVE
6 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Irvington, NJ 07111
2,524 Sqft | Built in 1953
1 of 12 37 EDGERTON TER
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
East Orange, NJ 07017
2,539 Sqft | Built in 1960
1 of 9 92 AMPERE PKWY
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
East Orange, NJ 07017
1,708 Sqft | Built in 1920
38 HILTON ST
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
East Orange, NJ 07017
2,382 Sqft | Built in 1925
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Buying a Home in Newark, NJ

Newark, NJ is seeing rapid growth and Newark, NJ's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -100% below the 2022 national average. Newark, NJ is part of Essex 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 Essex is 2.05% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top Reasons to Live in Newark NJ

Housing Statistics Newark has an annual residential turnover rate of 21.29 percent. The median home sales price was $163,305 for the period of October to December 2012, while the average sales price for a property in Newark was $176,692. These statistics are based on the total number of 121 house sales transactions during this period. While 19.09 percent of the houses in Newark are presently owner-occupied, 67.23 percent are rent to own houses. 13.68 percent of the total number of homes in the community are available either for rent or for sale by the owner.

Local Shopping Shopping in Newark is best done on the busy streets of downtown Newark that feature a mix of chain retailers and small department stores. Popular among antique shoppers and those looking for limited-edition finds, Newark is a treasure chest of unique artifacts. Among the five major antique stores in Newark, Lost City Arts is a popular haunt of vintage furniture enthusiasts. If you're looking for one-of-a-kind antique housewares, Mood Indigo is the place to be. An antiques store that sells its wares flea-market style is Chelsea Antiques. Shopping here is an experience that must be tried. Newark is brimming with 20 or so independent and limited-edition bookstores that are popular with people of all ages.

Local Sports Newark has many opportunities for those interested in watching as well as participating in professional and amateur sports and recreational activities. The Newark Bears, the baseball team of Newark, is based out of the Bears Eagles Riverfront Stadium. Two collegiate baseball teams, NJIT Highlanders and Rutgers Newark Scarlet Raiders, are also based here. The Prudential Center, also known as the Rock, is home to the professional ice hockey team, the New Jersey Devils, who have three championships under their belt. For those looking to be active, they can head over to the Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center.

Neighborhood Guide From the famous Portuguese dining options of the Ironbound neighborhood to the exquisite Victorian architecture in Forest Hill, Newark is made up of many neighborhoods, each with its own individual charm. A few neighborhoods are described below:

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