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Should I buy or rent a home in Zagreb?

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If you have not spent a lot of time in Zagreb, you should rent before even thinking about buying. We asked expats there about the buy vs. rent decision...

"The decision to buy or rent a home in Zagreb, largely depends on your personal circumstances, financial situation, and long-term plans. If you plan to stay in Zagreb for a long time, buying a home could be a good investment. Owning a property allows you to build equity over time and could potentially provide a return on investment if property values increase. On the other hand, renting might be a better option if you're not planning to stay in Zagreb for a long period. Renting offers more flexibility, as you can move more easily if your circumstances change. It also means you won't have to worry about property maintenance and other responsibilities that come with homeownership. Financially, buying a home requires a significant upfront cost, including a down payment and closing costs. You'll also need to consider ongoing costs like mortgage payments, property taxes, insurance, and maintenance. Renting, meanwhile, typically involves lower upfront costs, although monthly rent payments can be high and you won't build equity. In terms of lifestyle, owning a home can offer a sense of stability and the freedom to customize your living space. However, it also comes with more responsibilities. Renting is generally less hassle, but you have less control over your living environment. Ultimately, the decision to buy or rent a home in Zagreb should be based on your financial situation, lifestyle preferences, and long-term plans. It's a good idea to consult with a financial advisor or real estate professional to help you make the best decision for your circumstances," wrote a member who made the move to Zagreb, Croatia.

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