Rent to own Homes in Texas

People associate the state with cowboys and the Wild West of old, but it has a vibrant, sophisticated economy that includes industries such as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, biotechnology, and information technology. It is most famously known for its rich history in oil mining and production and is currently a national leader in the field of energy production. Many well-known Fortune 500 companies, including Exxon Mobile, Phillips 66, Energy Transfer Equity, United Service Automobile Association, and National Oilwell Varco, are based in Texas.

The Lone Star State is the second most populous state in the country. It had an estimated population of nearly 29 million in 2019. The state encompasses an area of 261,000 square miles, making it the second-largest state in the U.S. The Lone Star State is not very lonely, but if you decide to move there, there's plenty of room.

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1 of 21 12111 MEDINA ML
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Single Family Home
San Antonio, TX 78253
3
2
2152 ft2
2008
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1 of 5 5531 PINE ST #D
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Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77081
3
4
2481 ft2
2014
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1 of 25 6426 BROOKSIDE DR
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Lawndale - Wayside
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77023
3
1
1451 ft2
1950
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1 of 7 6622 ROCKERGATE DR
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Fort Bend Houston
Single Family Home
Missouri City, TX 77489
4
3
2198 ft2
1978
3100 JEANETTA ST #1001
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Woodlake - Briar Meadow
Townhouse/Condo
Houston, TX 77063
2
2
1184 ft2
1980
6249 WILLERS WAY
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Great Uptown
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77057
3
2
2160 ft2
1955
827 CASCADE DR
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Single Family Home
Glenn Heights, TX 75154
3
2
1836 ft2
2002
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3404 TUAM ST
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Greater Third Ward
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77004
2
1
1046 ft2
1938
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607 STRAWBERRY ST
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Single Family Home
Winnsboro, TX 75494
3
2
1418 ft2
1970
1630 Fm 365 Rd
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Single Family Home
Nome, TX 77629
3
2
1480 ft2
1980
18515 GLENN HAVEN ESTATES DR
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Single Family Home
Spring, TX 77379
4
4
3762 ft2
2006
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1 of 36 3335 IVANDELL AVE
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Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75211
3
2
1495 ft2
1946
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21510 BIG WOOD SPRINGS DR
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Memorial Parkway
Single Family Home
Katy, TX 77450
4
3
2495 ft2
1994
2239 N MACGREGOR WAY
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Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77004
3
4
2688 ft2
2017
4806 TERRY ST #A
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Northside Village
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77009
3
3
1941 ft2
2019
Hot
1198 JONES BUTLER RD #607
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Townhouse/Condo
College Station, TX 77840
3
2
1264 ft2
2010
708 MACKENZIE DR
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Single Family Home
Royse City, TX 75189
4
2
1779 ft2
2002
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2038 NORFOLK ST
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Neartown - Montrose
Townhouse/Condo
Houston, TX 77098
2
1
3290 ft2
1935
511 Flowers St
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Single Family Home
Seagoville, TX 75159
3
2
1322 ft2
1987
24636 POOLS CREEK DR
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Single Family Home
Huntsville, TX 77320
3
4
2126 ft2
1978
16307 LEAMINGTON LN
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Copperfield
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77095
3
3
2145 ft2
1985
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1 of 14 10016 PRIVATE ROAD 3814
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Single Family Home
Quinlan, TX 75474
4
2
1344 ft2
2004
1 of 28 10106 INWOOD RD
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Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75229
7
9
12512 ft2
2011
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1 of 29 11376 RUPLEY LN
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Dixon Branch
Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75218
3
2
1657 ft2
1955
1 of 28 12324 COOLMEADOW LN
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Dixon Branch
Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75218
3
3
2676 ft2
1968
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1 of 15 2102 HOLLY HILL LN
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Single Family Home
Carrollton, TX 75007
3
3
1641 ft2
1983
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1 of 19 2725 GLENCLIFF DR
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Dallas North Estates
Single Family Home
Plano, TX 75075
4
3
2278 ft2
1970
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1 of 25 528 RIDGEMONT DR
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Single Family Home
Allen, TX 75002
3
2
1239 ft2
1977
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1 of 24 5423 BOURQUIN ST
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South Dallas
Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75210
2
1
1320 ft2
1916
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1 of 25 6025 S INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 45 E
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Single Family Home
Corsicana, TX 75109
4
3
4445 ft2
2010
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1 of 27 6513 REDWOOD LN
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Single Family Home
The Colony, TX 75056
3
2
1947 ft2
2000
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1 of 15 6714 PROSPER ST
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Greenway Park
Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75209
4
4
2897 ft2
2018
726 E PURDUE LN
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Deer Park
Single Family Home
Deer Park, TX 77536
5
2
2005 ft2
1966
1 of 34 7511 FALDO DR
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Augusta Pines
Single Family Home
Spring, TX 77389
3
4
3369 ft2
2009
6120 MAXIE ST #C
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Washington Ave - Memorial Park
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77007
3
4
2580 ft2
2009
3914 TIOGA ST
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South East Dallas
Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75241
4
2
1360 ft2
1971
1904 STAFFORDSHIRE ST
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Medical Center
Single Family Home
Houston, TX 77030
3
4
2671 ft2
2004
1 of 31 5124 MALCOLM X BLVD
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Single Family Home
Dallas, TX 75215
2
2
840 ft2
2019
4102 SHERWOOD LN #8
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Lazy Brook - Timbergrove
Townhouse/Condo
Houston, TX 77092
3
2
1120 ft2
1967
Hot
511 W ORANGE ST
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Angleton
Single Family Home
Angleton, TX 77515
3
2
984 ft2
1958
519 SPRING FLOWER CT
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Single Family Home
Richmond, TX 77469
4
4
2517 ft2
2020
5814 LE CARPE PLANTATION CT
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Plantation Lakes
Single Family Home
Katy, TX 77449
4
4
2451 ft2
2010
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Rent to own Homes in Cities Near Texas

Average Cost of Living in Texas

The overall cost of living in Texas is 6.1% lower than the national average. Groceries, health, housing, and utilities are all below average, while transportation costs are 3.3% higher than other states. Your actual cost of living will depend on where you move because some cities are more costly than others. For example, Austin is 19.3% above the national average, while El Paso is 18.6% below. But in general, Texas is an affordable place to live.

Average Home Prices in Texas

There is a wide range of housing prices in various cities throughout Texas. The average house in El Paso costs $130,700, which is 33% lower than the state average of $195,000 and 43.5% less than the U.S. average of $231,000. Austin's median home price is $369,000, which is slightly more than 89% higher than the state average and 59.6% higher than the national average. Texas has many areas with below-average housing prices, making it a great place to buy a home. And when you consider buying a rent-to-own home, the Texas housing market is made just that much more accessible.

Texas Statistics

If you're interested in Texas 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 Texas statistics compared to the U.S. national average.

Texas Averages National Averages
One-Way Commute 26.1 minutes 26.4 minutes
Violent Crime 24.8 22.7
Property Crime 38.0 35.4
Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.9%
Income Tax Rate 0% 4.6%
Air Quality 58 58
Water Quality 71 55
Median Household Income $52,576 $53,482
Median Property Taxes $2,275 $2,200
Utilities $130/month $112/month
Monthly Rent $900 $1,470
Median Home Cost $195,000 $231,200
Median Home Age 28 years 40 years

Popular Texas Cities

Austin - Austin has over 27.4 million visitors every year. It is known as the "Live Music Capital of the World." The city hosts hundreds of festivals throughout the year featuring music from every known genre. One of the amazing local draws is Zilker Park, a 358-acre parcel that includes a nature and science center, botanical gardens, a music and arts theatre, and a variety of recreational activities. The park is also home to the Barton Springs Pool - a three-acre pool that's fed by natural spring water with temperatures averaging 68 degrees year-round.

Houston - Houston became known as "Space City" ever since NASA's Manned Spaceflight Center moved there. With teams such as the Astros, Rockets, Texans, and Dynamo, there's an abundance of professional sports teams for residents to follow. More than 2.3 million people live in Houston, the fourth most populous city in the country. In 2018, approximately 22.3 million tourists passed through the city to attend events such as Comicpalooza and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and to visit the Museum District, the Houston Zoo, NASA, Space Center Houston, and the many other popular attractions in the city.

San Antonio - San Antonio has a lot of history. It was established as a city in 1718 by a Spanish expedition. Some of its historic attractions include the fort at the Alamo, the location of the battle that turned the tide during the Texas Revolution against Mexico in 1836, and the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The city's 34 million yearly visitors and 1.5 million residents enjoy the history and hot spots such as the shop- and restaurant-lined San Antonio River Park and the Six Flags Fiesta amusement park.

Popular Amenities and Attractions in Texas

In 2017, Big Bend National Park had 443,000 visitors. The park has 304 miles of paved and unpaved roads, 201 miles of hiking and biking trails, 116 designated campsites, 196 miles of river, and thousands of species of plants, mammals, birds, insects, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. It is the 15th largest national park, encompassing 801,163 acres, or 1,252 square miles.

The Presidio La Bahia, also known as Fort Goliad, is a historic Spanish military compound that was established in 1749 and played a major role in the Texas Rebellion of 1836. The site hosts a museum with many historical artifacts, guided tours, and yearly reenactments of the Goliad Massacre and other events that occurred at the fort.

Cattle trade and Texas are almost synonymous. Both Texans and its many visitors enjoy a stop at the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which was established in the late 1800s. Visitors can enjoy twice-daily cattle drives, shops, restaurants, a museum, and several yearly events.

The state offers many more attractions, has a wide variety of housing options, and hosts more than 50 Fortune 500 companies in total, with plenty of jobs at every level for people who want to move to Texas. If you're thinking of moving, you should definitely consider a Texas rent-to-own home as an option.