Buying a condo vs renting one is a big decision. Condominiums in Seattle are for-sale properties that offer many of the same amenities as single-family homes. They also have some advantages that make them more affordable and easier to maintain than single-family homes. For example, condos typically have shared amenities like pools and gyms. So you don’t need to pay for those on your own. In general though, here’s what you should know about whether it’s better to rent or buy a condo.