Rent to Own Homes near Irving, TX

  • The colorful and pleasant city of Irving, Texas, is a family friendly--Chuck E. Cheese is headquartered here--amenity-rich metropolis with over 216,000 people. Boasting classic Southwestern charm, good schools and a low cost of living, it comes as no surprise this city is growing steadily by the year. The climate is also attractive with hot summers and mild winters that create a subtropical feel. Irving knows how to balance work and play, as it's home to the oil giant ExxonMobil and the largest equestrian statue in the world, The Mustangs of Las Colinas. Finally, Irving is located just a few miles from Dallas, where all the big city fun one can desire is found.

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Top Reasons to Live in Irving TX

  • Housing Stats Irving has seen rising home values in the last year, managing to lift itself out of the housing market crash that many other cities are still mired in. The median price of a home in the first quarter of 2013 was $228,009, with the average price set at $246,053 for the same three months. In 2012 those numbers were considerably lower, with the median price hovering around $164,355. A total of 120 homes have been sold from January to March 2013. Irving has also seen a population jump of two percent since 2010. Homeowners have a great opportunity to get some excellent property in Irving. The current homeowner rate of residency is 34.1 percent, with renters making up 58.2 percent of residents. That leaves a cushy 7.7 percent vacancy rate. Buyers not yet ready to invest fully can look at rent to own homes.
  • Nightlife Irving is a fairly family-friendly community with plenty of quieter areas, but the two colleges within the city's bounds ensure a healthy population of younger people looking for fun. Twin Peaks, a sports bar and lounge, is popular with active types, while the Loft Restaurant and Lounge is a bit more upscale. The Grand Sports Bar also has karaoke on certain nights, in addition to playing the big games on their HDTVs, and Circle Spur Saloon and Bar has a country vibe that you'll love. Sports bars make up the majority of night spots, but there are endless amenities in nearby Dallas, including dance clubs, wine bars, and more.
  • Outdoors Activities Though the summers can be hot and humid, residents of Irving like to get outside in nearly every season to play in parks, fields and lakes. The Grapevine Lake is close to the city limits, while Campion trail offers runners and hikers a great, clean place to get fit. Several country clubs, including Hackberry Creek Country Club, have pools, golf courses and tennis courts. Fritz Park also has disc golfing.
  • Neighborhoods There are dozens of small subdivisions and neighborhoods in Irving, and many are very similar in nature. This is where one of the first planned communities was created, so most neighborhoods include community amenities and features like tennis courts and swimming pools. Buyers should investigate further if they see an area they like.