A program designed for you.

Not ready for a mortgage? We’ve got you covered. With Divvy you can rent your dream home now, while growing your built-in savings for a down payment.

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5 steps from rent to own.

Step 1
Apply for free in 5 minutes

Getting prequalified is free. It’s quick, comes with no commitment, and doesn’t impact your credit score.

5 minutes
Step 2
Find your dream home

You get a home-shopping budget, and you can choose any qualifying home on the market. Work with your own agent, or find one through Divvy.

As little as 2 days
Step 3
Divvy buys your dream home

We pay for the home in cash and cover all fees, closing costs, taxes, and insurance. You make an initial payment of 1% to 2% of the selling price, which goes straight to savings for your own future down payment.

2–3 weeks
Step 4
Move in with built-in savings

Move in and make it home. Your monthly payment includes built-in savings that grow into a down payment over time. (Our program is designed for Divvy customers to become mortgage-eligible within 3 years.)

Step 5
Buy your home, or walk away with savings

Buy your home when the time is right. Change of plans? You can also move out early (with a 60-day notice) and keep your Divvy savings (minus a relisting fee).

How does pricing work?

Pricing varies depending on the home, your initial payment, and your monthly savings.

At move-in
Initial payment

You make a one-time, upfront payment (1%–2% of your home’s value) that goes straight toward savings for your future down payment.

Each month
Rent + home savings

Your rent with Divvy is based on the home’s location, size, condition and features. Your home savings are set aside monthly and designed to build toward your future down payment.

*Your monthly home savings make up approximately 10-25% of your total monthly payment (or roughly .10-.25% of your home’s value). For example, on a $200,000 home, approximately $200-500 per month of your monthly payment would go toward your home savings.

To find out your personal home-shopping budget, get prequalified. It’s completely free, takes 5 minutes, and doesn’t affect your credit score.

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Who’s a good fit for Divvy?

If you can get approved for a traditional mortgage today, we say: Go for it. But Divvy is ideal if…

You could use help saving up for a down payment

With Divvy, savings for your down payment are built right into your monthly payment, so they add up over time. In 3 years (or even sooner), you can afford a 10% down payment on your home.

Your credit score isn’t quite there yet

We accept a minimum FICO credit score of 550—so even if you’ve hit a few bumps in the road, Divvy could be the right partner for you. Once you’ve moved into your home, we’ll pair you with a free credit counselor to help you get ready for your own mortgage.

You’re self-employed or got a new job

Divvy looks at your last 3 months of income when determining your home-shopping budget, which makes us a great option if you’re self-employed or recently started a new position. (Congrats, either way.)

You want a more competitive offer

Divvy gives you the power of an all-cash offer, which sets you apart in today’s competitive market and helps you secure your dream home.

You want to try before you buy

At Divvy, we move fast and our program is flexible. Which means you get into your dream home sooner and – if life changes – you’re not locked in. Who says you shouldn’t be able to try-before-you-buy anyways?

Is Divvy legit?


Yes, Divvy is a legitimate company trusted by thousands of customers and agents, recognized by TIME and Forbes in influential company lists, and funded by top investment firms such as Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global Management, GGV Capital, and more.

Divvy empowers renters to become owners. We founded Divvy with the mission to make homeownership, and all the power and security that comes with it, accessible to everyone. With Divvy, you can rent and live in your dream home without a mortgage. Through a customized plan that you choose, we help you save and build credit so you can buy the home from us when you’re ready.

Since our founding in 2017, nearly 50% of Divvy’s customers have successfully purchased their home from Divvy, which is significantly higher than our closest competitors.

To avoid misleading rent-to-own programs or scams, below are factors to look for when evaluating a legitimate rent-to-own program.

With our program, rest assured that Divvy…

  • Fully owns the property and rents it to you, with built-in monthly savings
  • Covers major maintenance costs and repairs
  • Performs home inspections to ensure all homes are safe and habitable
  • Sets transparent buyback and monthly pricing - no surprises!
  • Offers customer support in addition to having agents, sales, and closing team members that help you along your homeowner journey

Read more about how to tell a legitimate rent-to-own program from a scam , and also read reviews and testimonials from some of our happy customers.

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