Rent to Own Homes near Short Pump, VA

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Short Pump

  • Short Pump, VA is practically a part of Richmond. This 9.1-square-mile, census-designated place (CDP) keeps attracting more and more residents, thanks to its proximity to the state capital. It had more than 24,729 people as of the 2010 Census, but that number has undoubtedly grown even higher since then. Despite its rising population, most businesses and homes officially use Richmond or Glen Allen for their address, so don't expect to see Short Pump on your incoming mail.

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  • Plenty of rentals! Just over one-third of homes in Short Pump are renter-occupied, which makes finding available rental homes or rent to own houses easier. Look near the Lake Loreine community if you prefer scenic water views or the Twin Hickory planned community for many rentals with amenities. Just keep in mind that housing in Short Pump is in growing demand, so be ready to grab an available rental fast.
  • Low property taxes! Even though the average home price in Short Pump is higher than the national average, the property tax rate here is lower. That lower tax rate helps offset having to pay more money for a home here than you would elsewhere in the US. Check for homes for sale in the Barclay community if you want to live in a more secluded area, or look near the Fox Hall neighborhood if you want plenty of neighbors and amenities close by.
  • Indoor recreation! Short Pump gives you a chance to have some fun indoors when the weather's too hot or cold for your liking. Work on scoring a perfect game or just have fun with glow-in-the-dark cosmic bowling at Bowl America. Grab your skates and head over to Richmond Ice Zone to take advantage of one of their public ice skating sessions, or sign up for lessons to learn how to glide around the rink.
  • Restaurants galore! Short Pump isn't a big place, but it packs plenty of dining options inside its boundaries. You'll find most of these at the Short Pump Town Center, which offers fine Italian dining at Maggiano's Little Italy and American cuisine at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill.
  • Fun and relaxation! Pack a lunch, take a stroll and enjoy the fresh air at Short Pump Park. At Funny Bone Comedy Club, you can check out the latest talent in stand-up comedy or take your turn on stage at open mic night.