Rent to Own Homes near Layton, UT

Top 14 Reasons to Live in Layton

  • Affordable housing! The median home price in Layton is just under the state median at $194,200. This makes rent to own homes in areas like Laytona and Sahara Village a fabulous deal. You get all the charm of a small town along with access to big city offerings.

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  • Have fun with your food! Chow down on some traditional American cuisine at Roosters Brewing Company, then dive into a chocolate wonderland at Mrs. Cavanaugh's Chocolate Factory tour.
  • Invest in stability! Sometimes property investment is fraught with risks, and an area can lose half of its value. In Layton, the property values are fairly stable, with the average listing price increasing just 1%. Be sure to shop for rent to own properties along Church Street or W. Antelope Drive.
  • Love the lush greenery! Garden enthusiasts will go gaga over the Utah Botanical Center, and those new to gardening can pick up some tips and tricks at the Weber Basin Conservation Learning Garden.
  • Buy, buy, buy! In Layton, an overwhelming number of residents own their homes -- 74%. That leaves renters fighting over the top units, but rent to own houses are a safe middle ground. Find a property near the Adams or Hobbs Reservoirs to nab a water view along with a great price.
  • Dive into fun! Water sports abound at the Lagoon Amusement Park and Layton Surf and Swim, so be sure to keep your bathing suit handy for all the hot days.
  • Inexpensive rentals! Despite the limited rental market, Layton still keeps the prices fairly reasonable, with a median rental cost of $800. Search for private rentals to get the best deals in the City Center or East Layton.
  • Ski like the pros! World-class skiing is just around the corner at locations like Snow Basin: A Sun Valley Resort, home to the 2002 Winter Olympic games, or Wolf Mountain for novice skiers.
  • Real estate market is picking up! Be prepared for the improvements to the market in the region; houses sell faster than they used to. The median listing time is 52 days, which is down from 63. That means you can take the time to shop in the areas along W 1000 North or Rainbow Drive.
  • Add a touch of art and culture! The LeConte Stewart Art Gallery celebrates the work of the Utah native landscape artist, while the Layton Heritage Museum explores the history of Davis County. For the performing arts, be sure to grab a show at the CenterPoint Legacy Theater.
  • Get a lot of house! Over 72% of properties in Layton are detached, which gives you more house for your money. Tour options along North Mountain Road or West Hill Field Road for some spacious homes.
  • Keep fit and active! Layton is full of rec centers and sports leagues. Baseball enthusiasts can try out for the Triple A team the Salt Lake Bees or the minor league Ogden Raptors. If baseball is not your game, schedule a tee time at Swan Lakes Golf course or hike some of the beautiful local trails.
  • Newer construction is the norm! When buying in Layton, 85% of homes were built in the past 50 years, so you are unlikely to be buying into a big maintenance bill. Properties along Fairfield Road and E 3000 North are some of the most desirable in the city.
  • Enjoy the scenery! Layton is a study in contrasts, with landscapes that range from mountains to meadows. The Skyline Drive Scenic Backway offers a great place to overlook the area. For serious birdwatchers, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area is home to more than 200 identified species.