Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Guide,Rent vs Buy,OR http://www.zillow.com/advice/OR/home-buying-rent-vs-buy/question-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate How much is both the up-front tax on buying a place in Portland Oregon & the minimum deposit? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-is-both-the-up-front-tax-on-buying-a-place-in-Portland-Oregon-the-minimum-deposit/578947/ How much is both the up-front tax on buying a place in Portland Oregon &amp; the minimum deposit? &amp; what are the on-going taxes &amp; other things to be wary of? I am moving from Australia &amp; am weighing up buying vs renting. Buying seems to be cheaper but I'm assuming there are other fees etc other than the repayments on the principle of the loan<br \><br \>8 replies Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:59:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-is-both-the-up-front-tax-on-buying-a-place-in-Portland-Oregon-the-minimum-deposit/578947/ 2015-03-15T04:59:00Z Confused by the Rental Market in Astoria? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Confused-by-the-Rental-Market-in-Astoria/555213/ This area is often quite difficult to find a decent rental property within a given budget. &nbsp;The discrepancies between the offerings at say $1250 for a rental is significant as compared to the upgrades that $1250 would buy in a home. &nbsp;This $1250 mortgage payment would not be thrown away like with rentals, but rather submitted to boost your credit, build equity, and provide the stability that often comes with owning your own home. &nbsp;A Rent vs. Buy comparison financial breakdown should be an essential piece to your determination as to what behooves you to fall in line with your budget. &nbsp;I would hope all agents offer this crucial service to understanding the value of your dollar here in our local market. &nbsp;Have a great day!<br \><br \>1 reply Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Confused-by-the-Rental-Market-in-Astoria/555213/ 2014-08-18T03:46:00Z have 40,0000 need to invest one family memberhas three kids going to school two dupulx ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/have-40-0000-need-to-invest-one-family-memberhas-three-kids-going-to-school-two-dupulx/552514/ 1 reply Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:14:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/have-40-0000-need-to-invest-one-family-memberhas-three-kids-going-to-school-two-dupulx/552514/ 2014-07-31T22:14:00Z Inquiring about Rent to Own or Lease Options in West Eugene http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Inquiring-about-Rent-to-Own-or-Lease-Options-in-West-Eugene/540630/ Our family is wanting a 3-4 bedroom 2-3 bath home anything at or above 2000 sq ft with a decent yard/lot 2-3 car garage.<br/>&nbsp;<br/>I've read the concerns are usually around the contract/liability issues. We have a good income just over $7000. a month but credit is an issue...obviously this needs to be delt with but in the mean time...we want to be in our forever home &amp; remain stable and not move again.&nbsp;<br/>&nbsp;<br \><br \>2 replies Tue, 13 May 2014 21:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Inquiring-about-Rent-to-Own-or-Lease-Options-in-West-Eugene/540630/ 2014-05-13T21:42:00Z How much can be expected to pay monthly for costs http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-can-be-expected-to-pay-monthly-for-costs/535509/ In specifics, what is a good way to estimate water, garbage, electricity, and gas monthly fees when considering overall monthly costs to a purchased house?<br/><br/>&nbsp;<br \><br \>4 replies Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-can-be-expected-to-pay-monthly-for-costs/535509/ 2014-04-07T21:08:00Z Rent to own http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rent-to-own/536122/ Looking for a rent to own site or&nbsp;owner finance.&nbsp; Land with minimal housing for single resident.&nbsp; Corvallis Area but all right with surrounding vicinity.&nbsp; Doesn't need to be within city or even near.&nbsp; Found the ideal property in Monroe, relisted and sold while I wasn't looking...<br/>Single wide mobile OK.&nbsp; ,5-10 acres.<br/>Fritz Wilhelm 541-207-5812<br/>Fritz Wilhelm<br \><br \>1 reply Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:54:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Rent-to-own/536122/ 2014-04-11T23:54:00Z we are looking for a house to rent to own 3 bed 2 bath fenced yard in a nice area , http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/we-are-looking-for-a-house-to-rent-to-own-3-bed-2-bath-fenced-yard-in-a-nice-area/515704/ 2 replies Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:26:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/we-are-looking-for-a-house-to-rent-to-own-3-bed-2-bath-fenced-yard-in-a-nice-area/515704/ 2013-10-17T20:26:00Z What is the Eugene Oregon breakeven horizon point? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-Eugene-Oregon-breakeven-horizon-point/453777/ How much time does it take to own a house in either the Amazon or South East Eugene area before it breaks even over renting?<br \><br \>0 replies Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:07:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-Eugene-Oregon-breakeven-horizon-point/453777/ 2012-08-02T17:07:00Z