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moving (rent vs buy)

Posted by Micah R on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, at 11:22 a.m.
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hey there, we're considering moving to Kona, three adults, two pet rabbits. we we're thinking of coming and renting a place for 2-3 month and "seeing how we like it" before taking the plunge.....selling in Silicon Valley and moving Perm to Kona. Any thoughts or suggestions on what works best?

should we "short term" rent and then come back pack up and rent a place long term before we sell?
Sell here and move/rent short term before we find the perfect place?

Curious what other "mainland transplants" have done and what has worked best for them.
were not moving much, two cars, 2bd/1.5 ba condo. no extra junk. can it all fit into a 20' container (not the cars)

open to thoughts and ideas


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   Δ Rent vs buy
    Ellen M -- Wednesday, 22 July 2020, at 3:27 p.m.
   Δ Rent vs buy
    Micah R -- Thursday, 23 July 2020, at 3:16 a.m.
   Δ Rent vs Buy
    Konabob -- Thursday, 23 July 2020, at 5:47 a.m.
   Δ Rent vs. Own
    Clare B -- Wednesday, 29 July 2020, at 10:14 a.m.
   Δ Move? Rent? Buy?
    Harry Pritikin -- Thursday, 23 July 2020, at 8:34 a.m.

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