Rent to Own Homes near Midvale, UT

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Midvale, Utah

  • Midvale is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. It has a population of just under 28,000. Pioneer families began settling Midvale in 1850 and the town began booming during the 1870s as it became the center of the local mining industry over at nearby Bingham Canyon. Some scenes from the movie Sandlot were filmed in the downtown of the city, including an old drugstore interior.

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  • Cheaper housing is available! Median house prices in Midvale are around 6.5 percent lower than the Utah average, meaning that a move here is an affordable option for most. Additionally, rent to own houses are an increasingly popular as an affordable option in the city. Median rents are reasonable and just fractionally higher than the national average at around $900 a month. Popular suburbs include the area just north of Fort Union Boulevard and the area around Hillcrest High School.
  • Cosmopolitan dining for every taste! Midvale is known for having some of the best Thai eateries in the Salt Lake City area. Local favorites include Mekong Seafood Cafe on South State Street and Thai Spice on East Ford Union Boulevard. Joe Morley's Smoked Beef is famous for their beef brisket, ribs, and barbecued beans, while sushi lovers can satisfy their cravings at Tsunami Restaurant.
  • Local entertainment to keep busy! Movie addicts will be pleased that they can catch all the latest Hollywood releases at the Century 16 Cinema is located at Union Heights. Those who prefer live local entertainment can head down to the Midvale Theater on South Main Street. It is host to a wide variety of theatrical performances and musicals throughout the year that will appeal to both adults and children alike.
  • Steadily increasing property values! The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing in the nation with a growth rate of 1.5 percent annually. It shouldn't come as a surprise, therefore, that house prices in Midvale have increased by around 40 percent over the past 12 years. Prospective buyers can feel safe in knowing that demand for housing will remain steady as the growth in population is projected to remain steady in the coming years. The areas of Midvale around Union and Hillcrest Drive are especially popular due to the wide range of amenities available.