Rent to Own Homes in Syracuse, NY

The county seat of Onondaga County, Syracuse, New York, is fifth-most populated city in the state. In a region that provides a home to over one million people, Syracuse is considered a hub both educationally and economically. It features Syracuse University, many sites for conventions and seminars, and numerous businesses. Also home to a number of museums, art houses and music venues and host to the New York State Fair, Syracuse provides a wealth of entertainment options for residents and tourists alike. With low median housing prices and cost of living numbers that are lower than the national average, it's little wonder that Syracuse made Forbes' list of Top 10 Places to Raise a Family in 2010.

Syracuse, NY is a great place for affordable rent-to-own homes! With a median household income of over $38,893 and a median rent of $830, the Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, NY rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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16 Jefferson St
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Auburn, NY 13021
1,160 Sqft | Built in 1850
1 of 7 4443 Cleveland Rd
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13215
1,944 Sqft | Built in 1993
1 of 21 204 Homecroft Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Eastwood
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13206
1,438 Sqft | Built in 1927
1 of 17 429 North Franklin Street 305
1 Bed, 1 Bath
Rent To Own
Lakefront
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Syracuse, NY 13204
1,073 Sqft | Built in 2001
1 of 5 122 Lakeview Ave Unit#erie Street
5 Beds, 2 Baths
Rent To Own
Westside
Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Syracuse, NY 13204
2,152 Sqft | Built in 1910
1141 Teall Ave
4 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13206
1,536 Sqft | Built in 1910
1 of 18 307 Maple Rd
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Rent To Own
Westvale
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13219
1,764 Sqft | Built in 1950
1 of 22 229 Wellington Rd
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13214
1,764 Sqft | Built in 1937
Rent to own homes offer low monthly payments and flexible terms
1 of 32 1807 Brewerton Rd
3 Beds, 3 Baths
Rent To Own
Mattydale
Townhouse/Condo
Syracuse, NY 13211
1,388 Sqft | Built in 1915
1 of 18 138 Hinsdale Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13211
1,232 Sqft | Built in 1945
1 of 21 8 Cricket Ln
4 Beds, 3 Baths
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Single Family Home
Fayetteville, NY 13066
3,278 Sqft | Built in 1983
1 of 27 611 W Granger Rd
4 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Westvale
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13219
1,680 Sqft | Built in 1963
1 of 13 206 Emerald Dr
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Liverpool, NY 13088
1,952 Sqft | Built in 1968
1 of 24 301 Mohegan St
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13209
1,320 Sqft | Built in 1997
5274 Bear Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
North Syracuse, NY 13212
988 Sqft | Built in 1955
1 of 17 205 Canterbury Dr
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Rent To Own
Fairmount
Single Family Home
Camillus, NY 13031
1,504 Sqft | Built in 1965
Hot
3331 State Route 91
1 Bed, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Jamesville, NY 13078
644 Sqft | Built in 1954
Hot
1 of 34 4199 Orion Path
5 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Liverpool, NY 13090
3,104 Sqft | Built in 1970
1 of 12 5969 Dunstan Cir
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Cicero, NY 13039
1,701 Sqft | Built in 1975
1 of 43 150 Shetland Pl
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Warners, NY 13164
1,584 Sqft | Built in 2011
Hot
1 of 12 6168 Heddy Ln
2 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Rent To Own
 
Townhouse/Condo
Cicero, NY 13039
1,212 Sqft | Built in 1988
1 of 17 6298 Alabama Path
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Cicero, NY 13039
2,676 Sqft | Built in 2003
1 of 25 4668 Aqua Dr
4 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Marcellus, NY 13108
1,785 Sqft | Built in 1973
1 of 19 2359 Otisco Valley Rd
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
Marietta, NY 13110
1,723 Sqft | Built in 1840
1 of 25 9348 River Island Dr
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Brewerton, NY 13029
3,077 Sqft | Built in 1994
1 of 70 80 Ennis Ave
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Pennellville, NY 13132
3,432 Sqft | Built in 1992
1 of 11 25 Comstock Rd
4 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
1,344 Sqft | Built in 1955
1 of 28 1281 Tyler Rd
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Bridgeport, NY 13030
1,527 Sqft | Built in 1950
1 of 40 6992 North Glen Haven Road (Lake Front)
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Skaneateles, NY 13152
2,000 Sqft | Built in 1995
1 of 32 2635 Mill St
4 Beds, 2 Baths
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Single Family Home
New Woodstock, NY 13122
2,077 Sqft | Built in 1830
1 of 16 6133 Quarry Rd
3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Canastota, NY 13032
2,144 Sqft | Built in 1983
1 of 9 12648 Nys Rte 176
3 Beds, 1 Bath
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Cato, NY 13033
1 of 14 35 Union St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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Townhouse/Condo
Auburn, NY 13021
1,676 Sqft | Built in 1900
1 of 50 10395 Egypt Rd
3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
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Single Family Home
Weedsport, NY 13166
3,684 Sqft | Built in 2006
1 of 34 410 Broad St
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths
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Single Family Home
Oneida, NY 13421
1,896 Sqft | Built in 1880
1 of 15 201 W 2nd St #203
2 Beds, 2 Baths
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Oswego, NY 13126
1,068 Sqft | Built in 1923
1 of 33 12147 Duck Lake Road ***Newly Completed
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Multifamily (2 - 4 Units)
Red Creek, NY 13143
1,350 Sqft | Built in 1900
Hot
407 Doing Rd
2 Beds, 1 Bath
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Single Family Home
Norwich, NY 13815
1,134 Sqft | Built in 1957
317 Wainwright Ave
3 Beds, 1 Bath
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Northside
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13208
936 Sqft | Built in 1954
Hot
1 of 8 332 Wadsworth St
3 Beds, 1 Bath
REO Foreclosure
Northside
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13208
1,241 Sqft | Built in 1925
904 Carbon St
5 Beds, 2.5 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Northside
Single Family Home
Syracuse, NY 13208
3,728 Sqft | Built in 1880
217 Graves St
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Northside
Townhouse/Condo
Syracuse, NY 13203
1,802 Sqft | Built in 1880
544 Columbus Ave
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Pre-Foreclosure (Lis Pendens)
Eastside
Townhouse/Condo
Syracuse, NY 13210
1,664 Sqft | Built in 1871
826 South Ave # 28
4 Beds, 2 Baths
REO Foreclosure
Southside
Townhouse/Condo
Syracuse, NY 13207
2,208 Sqft | Built in 1910
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Buying a Home in Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY is seeing rapid growth and Syracuse, NY's' housing market remains optimal with an average home price that is -56% below the 2022 national average. Syracuse, NY is part of Onondaga 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 Onondaga is 2.6% which is above the national average, which is 0.99%.

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Top Reasons to Live in Syracuse, NY

Housing in Syracuse Rent to own homes in this area are less costly than in many other New York cities, as the area has a median sales price of $95,000 and an average listing price of about $137,000. During the May to June 2013 time period, the area saw about 162 home sales. As far as rental prices are concerned, you'll find a median price of less than $200 per bedroom here. About 54 percent of residents rent homes, making the area a good place to find rent to own houses. And with an apartment and home vacancy rate of about 10 percent, finding rent to own options might not take very long. According to Century21.com, this New York hub has an annual residential turnover rate of about 16 percent.

Outdoor Activities If you like to get out in the great outdoors, Syracuse provides much to keep you busy. You'll have easy access to lakes for fishing and boating, and the city offers numerous trails for biking and hiking. The city is also home to over 50 parks and a selection of nature centers, including the Beaver Lake Nature Center, which has more than nine miles of trails and 200 types of birds. Onondaga Lake Park provides tons of family fun, featuring open space for skating, skateboarding, bicycling, picnicking and more. Visit Finger Lakes to explore wine trails and pick your favorite wine after the kids have had their fun. Golfers have plenty of options, as the area features 40 different courses, and the Rosamond Gifford Zoo stays open throughout the year.

Local Events and Festivals Syracuse hosts a wide variety of special events and festivals. The New York State Fair is the most notable, featuring tasty food selections, music, rides, animals and exhibits. However, you can also enjoy the annual Blues Festival and Blueberry Jam. Then there's the Madison Bouckville Antique Festival and the Sterling Renaissance Festival. The Skaneateles Festival's Family Fest Concert features amazing music selections on violin, piano, cello and harp. This area also hosts a range of conventions, including the New York State Family History Conference, the Anime Syracuse Convention and the New York State Highway & Public Works Expo.

Neighborhood Guide Since much of the property in Syracuse was built before World War II, you'll find many older homes and historic buildings in the city's neighborhoods. However, there are some newer homes for residents who prefer them, and the city has a diverse city/college-town feel. While the city does have a high population of students, families and couples round out the local flavor. Many Syracuse residents carpool or take public transportation to work, and average commutes are less than 20 minutes long. As a result, the air here is less polluted than in some other cities.

Syracuse, NY Frequently Asked Questions

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The state tax rate is 4.0 to 10.9% on top of the federal tax rate of 10 to 37%.

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