Rent to own Homes in Las Cruces, NM

The imposing Organ Mountains and the winding Rio Grande border Las Cruces, New Mexico, the commercial and geographical center of the Mesilla Valley. The city is known for its farming area occupying the flood plain of the Rio Grande that covers the area from the west side of El Paso, Texas, all the way to Hatch, New Mexico. Las Cruces' location and financial importance are not the only things going for this growing city. It also fuses a unique assortment of culture, attractions, and historical sites. The sun shines almost every day here with only two weeks of clouds and rain, making the climate unbeatable.

Las Cruces, NM is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $45,140 and a median rent of $805, the Las Cruces, NM 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 Las Cruces, NM. 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 Las Cruces, NM rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.
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4169 PURPLE SAGE DR
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
3
2360 ft2
2020
301 Via Cremona Way
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Valley Creek North
Single Family Home
El Paso, TX 79932
3
3
2488 ft2
2005
5824 WESTSIDE DR
Rent To Own
Westside El Paso
Single Family Home
El Paso, TX 79932
1
1
1080 ft2
1950
1005 SINGING HILLS DR
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Thunderbird
Single Family Home
El Paso, TX 79912
4
4
3259 ft2
1961
1870 PALM CANYON DR
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
2427 ft2
2001
4375 KACHINA CANYON RD
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch East
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
3
2773 ft2
2006
3710 AGATE ST
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
4
3
2188 ft2
1993
1 of 73 6017 FULL BLOOM ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
4
2
2121 ft2
2021
1 of 28 3502 CALLE DE SIERRA
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
3
2
1866 ft2
2013
2324 SKYWAY DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88001
3
1
1150 ft2
1959
1 of 118 2033 SOUTHERN STAR LOOP
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch East
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
2200 ft2
2006
1 of 77 4958 AGATE ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
4
2
1595 ft2
1991
1325 WADE ST
Rent to Own Eligible
Mesa Country Club
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88001
3
1
1209 ft2
1959
4068 WINDRIDGE CIR
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
3
2
1896 ft2
1995
3812 TIGER EYE DR
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
3
2
1547 ft2
1994
1 of 151 2233 CALAIS AVE
Rent to Own Eligible
High Range
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
2
1886 ft2
2005
1 of 114 2010 TURRENTINE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
El Paseo
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88005
3
2
2458 ft2
1960
1 of 107 5143 CALLE PASTURA
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
2
2
1650 ft2
2006
2915 MAJESTIC TERRACE DR
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
2
1
1590 ft2
1977
3605 MARION LN
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
4
1
1559 ft2
2005
2137 SOUTHERN STAR LOOP
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch East
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
4
2721 ft2
2004
1 of 180 5040 ACACIA RD
Rent to Own Eligible
Las Alturas
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
2704 ft2
1985
1 of 77 2278 BRIGHT STAR AVE
Rent to Own Eligible
High Range
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
2
1805 ft2
1992
1 of 51 2969 ESCENICO CT
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
4
3
2622 ft2
2016
1 of 64 2713 CLAUDE DOVE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
1
1996 ft2
1966
1112 ASH AVE
Rent to Own Eligible
Mesa Country Club
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88001
3
2
1417 ft2
1979
1 of 216 4365 ECHO CANYON RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
2
3467 ft2
1994
1 of 36 3545 MIDNIGHT RIDGE DR
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
2
2943 ft2
2006
1 of 84 2901 KAREN DR
Rent to Own Eligible
Tortugas
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88001
4
2
2153 ft2
1966
3680 AEGIS RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
4
3
2375 ft2
2019
1 of 166 1184 CAVE SPRINGS TRL
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
3
3252 ft2
2001
1 of 62 4341 DEL PRADO WAY
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch East
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
1630 ft2
2011
4864 CALIFA AVE
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88012
3
2
1366 ft2
2017
1909 KLEIN AVE
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Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88001
5
3
1700 ft2
1962
1 of 75 2159 DORADO DR
Rent to Own Eligible
High Range
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
1477 ft2
1988
New
390 FARNEY LN
Rent to Own Eligible
El Paseo
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88005
4
2
2240 ft2
1960
2975 LONG BOW LOOP
Rent to Own Eligible
High Range
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
4
3
2012 ft2
2006
2770 BITTER CREEK LN
Rent to Own Eligible
High Range
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
1874 ft2
2004
3125 RISNER ST
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
1484 ft2
1977
1 of 110 5065 HUNTERS CHASE RD
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
2273 ft2
1999
1 of 98 2518 MONTICELLO DR
Rent to Own Eligible
Sonoma Ranch East
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88011
3
2
2041 ft2
2013
1 of 90 4010 BRAVIA DOVE LOOP
Rent to Own Eligible
 
Single Family Home
Las Cruces, NM 88001
3
3
1911 ft2
2008
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Average Cost of Living in Las Cruces

The cost of living in Las Cruces is below the national average on groceries, healthcare, housing, and transportation. Las Cruces has one of the fastest-growing economies in the US which means there are plenty of opportunities and diversity in jobs. Las Cruces also has plenty of sun, open space, outdoor activities and has one of the best water qualities in the US.

Average Home Prices in Las Cruces

The median house cost in Las Cruces, NM is $254,225, which is below the national average of $295,300. On average, a home for sale typically stays on the market for about 67 days. Home sales have gone up, but the housing costs have gone down 64% compared to last year.

Las Cruces Statistics

If you're interested in Las Cruces rent-to-own homes, don't forget to consider important factors in addition to monthly living costs, such as average commute, taxes, crime rates, etc. The following are some common Las Cruces statistics compared to the U.S. national average.

Las Cruces AveragesNational Averages
One-Way Commute18.1 minutes27.1 minutes
Violent Crime5.022.7
Property Crime36.7935.4
Unemployment Rate8%4.7%
Income Tax Rate10.8%4.6%
Air QualityAQI 46AQI 40
Water QualityExemplarySafe
Median Household Income$43,022$79,900
Median Property Taxes$100$2,471
Utilities$123.76$171.67
Monthly Rent$825.00$1,098
Median Home Cost$254,225 $295,300
Median Home Age31 years37 years

Housing Statistics

There are 78,904 housing units in the Las Cruces real estate market. Owners occupy 59,556. Rental units, including apartments and homes account for 19,348 homes. Rent to own housing options are available on 26 single-family homes.

Nightlife

Thanks to a failed urban renewal project during the 1960s, Las Cruces has no central business district. A new development plan addresses this issue. Without a central district, La Cruces nightlife spreads out throughout the city. It consists of bars and restaurants. Graham Central Station is a nightclub on S Main Street, one of a chain scattered about six states in the Southwest. There are four different venues inside, and guests rotate through them while only paying a single admission fee. Happy hour happens every weekday from 2-8 P.M. at the popular bar Hurricane Alley located on Missouri Avenue, which tells you this is a party place. This is the unofficial club for students attending New Mexico State University. With live acts, great DJs, drink specials, and exciting guests, there is always some excitement at Hurricane Alley. Inside, there are two bars and three VIP couch areas. Dublin Street Bar is the place to go to get some great pub food. Celebrate big games and themed party nights at Dublin's. Those wanting a more extensive choice of nightlife venues can also drive over to nearby El Paso.

Tourist Attractions

The most visited area in Southern New Mexico is Mesilla ("little tableland"), which has been influential on every aspect of life in the Mesilla Valley. It is rich in history and was part of the Gadsden Purchase. Mesilla was also a way station for the Butterfield Stage Coach Trail and home of the trial of Billy the Kid. A few of the attractions that tell these stories and more include a Historic Walking Tour of Mesilla, the Gadsden Museum, and the Basilica of San Albino. Mesilla also has great dining and shopping and is home to many festivals.

Neighborhoods in Las Cruces

Las Cruces is a city with a lot to offer. Here are some of the most popular neighborhoods:

Las Cruces, NM Frequently Asked Questions

With a lower-than-average cost of living, a booming economy, and a low violent crime rate, Las Cruces seems like an ideal place for both families and professionals.

The FBI named Las Cruces the 19th safest city in New Mexico in a 2019 report. Violent crimes are well below the national average, and property crime is about even with the national average. Many long-time residents of Las Cruces consider it to be safe.

Yes. TopRetirements.com has named Las Cruces, NM in the top 15 out of 100 most popular cities for retirement. With low healthcare costs and a generally lower cost for a higher standard of living than the national average, Las Cruces is an excellent place to retire.