Time to buy a house in Hawaii? Do you know how to run comps? Don’t be fooled by misleading MLS listings – everything’s not always what it seems.
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Do you need a short sale but don’t think you’re eligible? THINK AGAIN! Starting today, November 1 2012, NEW guidelines go into effect to allow homeowners to start a short sale — even if they’re current on their mortgage! The traditional criteria for short sale included a hardship and having missed a certain number of [...]
Deciding whether or not to hire a realtor to buy or sell a house? Do you know what to look for? The TOP criteria?
Did the Facebook IPO ruin your portfolio? Don’t gamble in the market when the Hawaii summer can fill it with tons of equity and great real estate deals.
Thinking of investing in Hawaii? It’s sure an interesting time for local real estate. Here are the different types of buyers — which category are you in?
It’s 2012 already – let’s cut to the chase and see what the next 12 months have in store for those of us in Hawaii real estate and the market. Get ready!
Aloha, friends. Getting ready for Thanksgiving? More on that below! Let’s get right to it… APEC is done and many are more than a bit ‘thankful’ for traffic to return to its normally sticky state. Driving 10mph through Honolulu is better than standing still, right? I was conveniently in San Diego (and Idyllwild – great [...]
Aloha, friends! As we head into the last couple months of 2011 (can you believe it??), it’s an opportune time to look back and think about how our investments have fared in the past year. I know for many, it was a rocky year, especially if you were invested heavily in the market. But while [...]
Everyone knows it’s a buyer’s market today. Low prices and interest rates, while not stimulating the housing market as much as expected, have created a glut of home deals out there. This naturally means that active buyers have their pick of the litter when shopping for a home. The flip side is that sellers not [...]
What kind of fun incentives can you offer buyers when selling your house? iPads? Free dinners? Trips to Las Vegas? Step outside the box and get creative!