Rent to Own Homes near Des Moines, WA

  • Des Moines is a city in the Pacific Northwest just south of Seattle on the Puget Sound. The first known settler arrived in 1867, and the city has since become a thriving spot for those looking for beautiful views and a laid back lifestyle. Whether you're hopping on a boat in the city's marina or hiking a trail in one of its parks, Des Moines is a historic city with inlets, bays and beaches that will capture your heart.

Check out over 300 Des Moines, WA rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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Top 3 Reasons to Live in Des Moines, WA

  • Great Rental Opportunities! With a welcoming 39 percent of renters living in Des Moines, short term rentals or rent to own properties abound in the city. With the average rental priced at $1,035, finding an affordable place to live is easy in this beautiful city. Whether you want to settle in the popular Woodmont Beach area or in one of the other popular neighborhoods of North Hill, Zenith or City Center, Des Moines has great opportunities for renting.
  • The Puget Sound! With most of the city overlooking the gentle waters of the Puget Sound, the city is in a great location for fun activities, beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views. Whether you head down to Saltwater State Park for a picnic or to hang out on the beach, or go looking for a fun walk on the water at Redondo Beach, where you can walk along the boardwalk and eat at Salty's, life in Des Moines is centered around the Puget Sound. In the Des Moines Beach Park, you can find a play area, trails, walking paths, a creek, a picnicking area, a beach, scenic views, places to sit, rental facilities and a cycling trail. The parks, beaches and views of the Puget Sound provide entertainment, scenery and activities for all those living and visiting this beautiful city. Many of the residents even have great views of Vashon Island.
  • Rising Home Valuations! Home appreciations have risen an amazing 12.09 percent in the past year and an even greater 23.1 percent in the past two years, which demonstrates an upward trend that is agreeable to those looking for a place to settle and invest in the housing market. With a retention rate of 83 percent, folks coming into the city are staying in their houses for more than a year. The neighborhoods that have seen the greatest appreciation rates are North Hill, S 240th St and Zenith.