Rent to own Homes in North Plainfield, NJ

First settled by Dutch families, North Plainfield was originally called Blue Hills before it was incorporated in 1872 as North Plainfield Township. This borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, had a population of 21,936 in 2010. North Plainfield offers much for its citizens, including its scenic setting at the bottom of the Watchung Mountains, quaint, tree-lined streets and a bustling historic district. Only 23 miles from Manhattan, North Plainfield offers small-town charm near just a short drive away from the heart of the Big Apple.

North Plainfield, NJ is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With the current housing shortage trend it can make it harder to become a homeowner, including in North Plainfield, 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 North Plainfield, NJ rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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239 ALBERT ST
5 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
North Plainfield, NJ 07063
2,400 Sqft | Built in 1952
1 LYNNWOOD RD
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Edison, NJ 08820
2,241 Sqft | Built in 1968
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
98 CHRISTIE ST
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Edison, NJ 08820
2,104 Sqft | Built in 1968
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
30A W Roselle Ave #A
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Roselle Park, NJ 07204
Built in 1945
1807 RIDGEVIEW CT
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Parlin, NJ 08859
Built in 1997
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529 GREEN ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
1,104 Sqft | Built in 1943
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
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
17 BUCKNELL WAY
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Hopatcong, NJ 07843
604 Sqft | Built in 1940
31 VOUGHT AVE
2 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Freehold, NJ 07728
1,748 Sqft | Built in 1920
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
328 UNION AVE
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Wood Ridge, NJ 07075
2,450 Sqft | Built in 1946
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
518-536 GREGORY AVE #B201
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Townhouse/Condo
Weehawken, NJ 07086
700 Sqft | Built in 1988
1401 44TH ST
3 Beds, 4 Baths
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Single Family Home
North Bergen, NJ 07047
2,012 Sqft | Built in 2006
64 DAYTON CT #303
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Townhouse/Condo
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
1,120 Sqft | Built in 1993
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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
57 FRONT ST #704
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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DUMBO
Townhouse/Condo
Brooklyn, NY 11201
1,132 Sqft | Built in 1899
2761 BATH AVE #3D
3 Beds, 3 Baths
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Gravesend
Townhouse/Condo
Brooklyn, NY 11214
1,153 Sqft | Built in 1988
6010 Boulevard E #64
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
West New York, NJ 07093
1,535 Sqft
20 LEXINGTON HL #10
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Kips Bay
Townhouse/Condo
Harriman, NY 10926
960 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
17 GEORGETOWN CT
3 Beds, 4 Baths
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Single Family Home
Allentown, NJ 08501
3,884 Sqft | Built in 2003
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
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
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
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
336 STIRLING RD
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Watchung, NJ 07069
360 Sqft | Built in 1940
1 of 9 116 GRAYBAR DR
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
North Plainfield, NJ 07062
1,325 Sqft | Built in 1957
1 of 20 142 BAYBERRY LN
4 Beds, 5.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Watchung, NJ 07069
4,844 Sqft | Built in 1962
1 of 19 45 ROGERS AVE
6 Beds, 4.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
4,300 Sqft | Built in 2019
1 of 12 529 FRONT ST
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Dunellen, NJ 08812
1,053 Sqft | Built in 1930
New
675 Bound Brook Road #2
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Dunellen, NJ 08812
915 Sqft | Built in 1985
1 of 5 610 Sterling Street
5 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Plainfield, NJ 07062
1,500 Sqft | Built in 1965
1 of 15 165 WILLOUGHBY RD
6 Beds, 6.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Fanwood, NJ 07023
4,400 Sqft | Built in 2019
1 of 19 841 Adam Circle
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Plainfield, NJ 07062
1,270 Sqft | Built in 1951
1 of 33 657 PLAINFIELD AVE
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
1,490 Sqft | Built in 1920
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1 of 3 612 MOUNTAIN AVE
5 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
1,848 Sqft | Built in 1950
1 of 23 5 SYCAMORE WAY
4 Beds, 4 Baths
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Single Family Home
Warren, NJ 07059
3,447 Sqft | Built in 1994
1 of 24 104 SUNRISE DR
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Gillette, NJ 07933
1,600 Sqft | Built in 1985
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Buying a Home in North Plainfield, NJ

North Plainfield, NJ is seeing rapid growth and North Plainfield, NJ's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -100% below the 2022 national average. North Plainfield, NJ is part of Somerset 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 Somerset is 1.81% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top Five Reasons to Live in North Plainfield, NJ

Take advantage of great public transportation! Hop aboard the New Jersey Train Rail at the Plainfield Station and travel as far as Newark Penn Station where you'll find connecting service to New York. Or take the New Jersey Transit bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, NY or Newark, NJ.

Take a walk in the park! The city offers two parks for leisure pursuits - Green Acres Park and Vermeule Park on Greenbrook Road. At Green Acres, you'll find playground equipment, basketball courts, a walking trail and a fishing pond complete with grills and picnic tables. At Vermeule Park, there is a playground, shelter and grassy area.

Buy a Victorian house in the Washington Park Historic District! Washington Park Association members publish an online news report, The Washington Park Post, and dedicate themselves to preserving, restoring, rehabilitating and protecting the Historic District. Dwellings in this district are generally of the Victorian style and are magnificent in stature. In 2013, there was a Victorian Christmas House Tour and Art Exhibit, hopefully to be repeated annually. Reichart Realtors are one of the agencies serving the area.

Discover Vermeule Arts Center, Vermeule Mansion and the Recreation and Community Center! The Recreation and Community Center is located on Greenbrook Rd. and Clinton Ave., as is the Vermeule Mansion. Within the 18th-century Vermeule Mansion, you'll find the Fleetwood Museum of Art and Photographica, which houses more than 800 cameras demonstrating the 150-year evolution of photography and camera design. At the Arts Center, sign up for classes in painting, needle craft and quilting or for a group field trip.

Reap the benefits of affordable housing! According to City Data, the average price for all housing units in 2011 was $283,621. Since nearby Manhattan contains some of the most expensive real estate in the world, this convenient borough is a bargain. Select from a wide range of financing options and housing styles, including rent to own, traditional, VA/FHA, condominiums, townhouses, apartments, as well as single-family detached dwellings. Some of the higher-priced residential areas are Grove Street, West End Avenue, Borough Center, Somerset Street and Route 22 / West Watchung Avenue. Popular subdivisions include Basking Ridge, Chatham, Madison and Westfield.

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