Rent to Own homes in North Dakota are a good choice in a state where home values are steadily rising, but right now features affordable pricing in many areas. Thanks to increased oil and gas production, home prices in the north west corner of the state are rapidly increasing. Because your Rent to Own agreement allows you one to three years before you have to sign a mortgage, buyers are offered time to take a look at the local market and see both house appreciation and the state of gas production before buying.
Find a Home in the Land of PeaceNorth Dakota is open country where you can find peace, namely from the state’s exclusive of peace gardens. From state parks to golf courses, there is plenty for residents to do in land of the Dakota Native American tribes. Major industries in the Peace Garden State include agriculture, coal mining, manufacturing, tourism, and oil and gas. Population growth averages at about 2.2 percent annually. Job growth in North Dakota continues at 4.4 percent and unemployment sits at 2.9 percent. For average income, the median household income is $34,604 and the median family income is $43,654 annually.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND Source: National GeographicBuying North Dakota
As of April 2015, the average home value in North Dakota was $193,000--lower in rural areas and higher in areas tied to the Bakken formation and certain metros. Some of the most popular metro areas in North Dakota are Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, and West Fargo.
Education School rankings are mostly mixed throughout the Peace Garden State with the best schools concentrated near the major metro areas. North Dakota has notable universities that include the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, Minot State University, University of Mary, and Valley City State University.
In terms of annual crime, violent crime rates are below the 3.8 per 1,000 residents national average at 2.7 while property crime is 20.94 per 1,000 residents and is below the 27.3 national average.
Fargo, ND. Via TripAdvisorCulture and Entertainment
North Dakota has many fascinating points of interest for residents that include Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Fargo Air Museum, Ralph Eaglestad Arena, North Dakota Heritage Center, and Painted Canyon Overlook. The Peace Garden State’s heritage and outdoor vistas are what attracts most people in addition to being one of the last bastions for buffalo. North Dakota also has the largest amount of golf courses per capita than any other state in the Union.