Rent to Own Homes in Rochester, NY

Located in Upstate New York, just south of Ontario Lake is Rochester, New York. This bustling suburban paradise is a fantastic place to raise kids; even Forbes named it one of the top three places to raise a family in America. With a population of approximately 210,565 people, Rochester is constantly enjoying booms, thanks in part to its many industries and businesses, including Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, and Xerox. The University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of technology are here; both are leading colleges in the nation. Lower education schools are also excellent, and the low cost of living and low cost of housing attracts people from all over the country. Rochester isn't all work and no play however; there are many parks, restaurants, art museums, theaters and concert halls that appeal to people of all ages. The dozens of neighborhoods also ensure each person has a suitable place to reside.

Rochester, NY is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $37,395 and a median rent of $875, the Rochester, NY 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 Rochester, NY. 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 300 Rochester, NY rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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16 W Jefferson Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Pittsford, NY 14534
1,636 Sqft | Built in 1950
522 Thornell Rd
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Pittsford, NY 14534
1,464 Sqft | Built in 1965
863 Hamlin Parma Townline Rd
5 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Hilton, NY 14468
1,984 Sqft | Built in 1920
1 of 15 3292 Rochester Rd
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Lakeville, NY 14480
1,035 Sqft | Built in 1900
5903 State Route 64
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Canandaigua, NY 14424
1,252 Sqft | Built in 1986
1 of 19 309 Churchill Dr
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Greece, NY 14616
1,414 Sqft | Built in 1961
59-61 Selye Ter
5 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Maplewood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14613
2,400 Sqft | Built in 1900
120 Rogers Pkwy.
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Rochester, NY 14617
1,710 Sqft | Built in 1945
Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms
New
1 of 16 155 Desmond Rd
4 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Greece, NY 14616
1,194 Sqft | Built in 1948
1 of 31 2 Babcock Farms Ln
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Pittsford, NY 14534
2,507 Sqft | Built in 1992
Hot
1 of 18 79 Ross Brook Dr
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14625
1,764 Sqft | Built in 1961
Hot
211 Harwood Cir
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14625
2,760 Sqft | Built in 1957
625 Gravel Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Webster, NY 14580
1,603 Sqft | Built in 1947
1 of 20 90 Heather Dr
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14625
4,282 Sqft | Built in 1975
1 of 16 925 Little Bardfield Rd
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Webster, NY 14580
1,631 Sqft | Built in 1973
1 of 46 25 Fall Meadow Dr
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Pittsford, NY 14534
4,134 Sqft | Built in 1991
1 of 11 1203 Waterbrook Xing
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Webster, NY 14580
1,367 Sqft | Built in 2004
Hot
1 of 6 125 Amity St
5 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Spencerport, NY 14559
2,784 Sqft | Built in 1850
1 of 16 1890 Doran Rd
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Lima, NY 14485
3,488 Sqft | Built in 1972
1 of 11 106 Tidd Circle
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Farmington, NY 14425
1,344 Sqft | Built in 1999
1 of 24 2305 Bronson Hill Rd
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Avon, NY 14414
1,574 Sqft | Built in 2015
106 Canandaigua Ave
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Canandaigua, NY 14424
936 Sqft | Built in 1960
Hot
1 of 36 24 Thomas St
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Holley, NY 14470
1,344 Sqft | Built in 1870
1 of 14 75 Onondaga Lane
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Manchester, NY 14504
1,120 Sqft | Built in 2004
1 of 12 4203 Angela Way
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Canandaigua, NY 14424
2,916 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 17 46 Dolbeer St
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Perry, NY 14530
1,706 Sqft | Built in 1930
54 Perry Ave
4 Beds, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Warsaw, NY 14569
1,655 Sqft | Built in 1920
111 Warsaw Blvd Lot 12
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Silver Springs, NY 14550
980 Sqft | Built in 1982
54 Tobin Dr
4 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
 
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14615
1,152 Sqft | Built in 1952
74 Morton St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Homestead Heights
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,247 Sqft | Built in 1952
19 Winterroth St
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
REO Foreclosure
Homestead Heights
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,080 Sqft | Built in 1890
133 High St
4 Beds, 1.5 Bath
REO Foreclosure
North Marketview Heights
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,288 Sqft | Built in 1930
244 Willmont St
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Northland-Lyceum
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
742 Sqft | Built in 1940
463 Grand Ave
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
REO Foreclosure
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,790 Sqft | Built in 1910
267 Hazelwood Ter
4 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,566 Sqft | Built in 1930
156 Pennsylvania Ave
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
South Marketview Heights
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,372 Sqft | Built in 1920
1 of 23 216 Melville Street #0
4 Beds, 2 Baths
REO Foreclosure
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,472 Sqft | Built in 1915
118-120 Ackerman St
4 Beds, 2 Baths
REO Foreclosure
Beechwood
Townhouse/Condo
Rochester, NY 14609
2,131 Sqft | Built in 1910
New
24 Spiegel Park
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Group 14621
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14621
1,344 Sqft | Built in 1920
New
241 Bay St
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
North Marketview Heights
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14605
1,452 Sqft | Built in 1920
New
25 Stunz St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,189 Sqft | Built in 1910
New
35 Parsells Ave
2 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,468 Sqft | Built in 1920
New
356 Parsells Ave
4 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,596 Sqft | Built in 1890
New
375 Garson Ave
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Beechwood
Single Family Home
Rochester, NY 14609
1,379 Sqft | Built in 1920
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Buying a Home in Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY is seeing rapid growth and Rochester, NY's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -59% below the 2022 national average. Rochester, NY is part of Monroe 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 Monroe is 2.92% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top Reasons to Live in Rochester NY

Housing Statistics Rochester is lucky to claim the lowest real estate prices in all of New York State. The average price for a home in the first quarter of 2013 was $110,955, with the median price being $95,097. A total of 561 homes were sold in this same period of time. There are a total of 89,845 homes in Rochester, with a good balance of renters and owners, but a higher rate of renters, probably due to the colleges in the city. Owners make up 33 percent of structures and renters make up 58 percent, leaving an eight percent vacancy rate, which is higher than the national average. This high vacancy rate allows renters and buyers to be picky when it comes to choosing a place to live. Rent to own houses are also available in the area.

Arts and Culture Rochester is full of cultural attractions and entertainment options with an educational or intellectual twist. The Rochester Contemporary Art Center is particularly popular, as is the Memorial Art Gallery -- both present fine art. The Garth Fagan Dance is a cultural institution, as is the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Kids especially appreciate the Strasenburgh Planetarium's fascinating exhibits.

Local Sports Rochester is a mecca of recreational activity, with both college and professional sports. Professional teams include the Rochester Red Wings baseball team, Rochester Americans hockey team, Rochester Rhinos soccer team and the Rochester Razorsharks basketball team. Golf is another popular pastime in this city that hosts the Ryder's Cup, PGA and Men's U.S. Open at varying times.

Neighborhoods Rochester has dozens of smaller neighborhoods and 17 main ones. Some have more prolific residential areas, and those are worth focusing on. Buyers or renters should take some time to familiarize themselves with each area's nuances before committing.

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