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SEATTLE—Buying a home now takes a smaller chunk of monthly income than renting—provided that high rents haven’t sapped the would-be homebuyer’s ability to make a down payment. That’s the word from Seattle-based Zillow, which also reported that it’s now more affordable to buy a home than it was in 1999, whereas the opposite is true for renting.

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