If you’re just starting out and not sure where your road is leading you yet, then you’re probably looking to rent instead of buy.
There are a lot of decisions you’ll have to make. Will your new place allow pets? What do you need to know about renter’s insurance? What amenities should you be looking for?
We can’t help you with any of these things but we can tell you why Mentor, Ohio is a great place to start out.
The city of Mentor is located in the heart of Lake County. We are located just 30 minutes from downtown Cleveland with easy access to public transportation along Mentor Avenue.
Work downtown? No problem – hop on board a Laketran route bus and get easy free transfer from local route to their popular Park’n’Ride service. Local route buses feature bike carriers.
Mentor is home to over 325 retailers and 170 eateries offering everything under the sun. Whether it comes in a big box or a small box – if it’s worth buying, you’ll find it right here. Check out the Visitor’s Guide for shopping and dining options.
There are 12 apartment complexes in the city of Mentor offering 1-3 bedroom units and a range of amenities. A number of homes and condos are also available for rent for just a little bit more.
Apartments in Mentor are surprisingly affordable with 1 bedrooms starting at about $600 a month.
Mentor is one of the safest communities in Northeast Ohio. Most crimes which occur here (not surprisingly) are related to retail theft. Mentor Police and Fire are among the best trained, best equipped, and highest rated, in the State of Ohio. Check out the latest crime statistics.
Mentor features over a dozen parks, three swimming pools, an Ice Arena, golf course and a network of bike lanes & multi-use paths. The 450 acre Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve and Marina offers a unique natural lakefront experience.
- Overall Livability
Let’s face it, Mentor isn’t home to a wild social scene but it does offer just about everything else you’re probably looking for. Plus, if you want a night out on the town, it’s just a few minutes away.
If you’re ready to get out on your own, we hope you’ll agree that Mentor is where you want to be.