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July 30th, 2009 categories: Buying Honolulu Real Estate, Honolulu Real Estate 101 In previous posts, I have talked about the crazy appraisal rules enacted at the beginning of May. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that the rules have been creating problems. “New rules aimed at making home...
July 29th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Pacific Business News is reporting the slowing of a recent trend by longtime house owners down sizing to condominiums.“During the most recent condominium construction boom, many people sold their houses on Oahu and moved into brand-new condomin...
July 28th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Sorry for the long lay-off on completing my twelve part series on preparing to sell your Honolulu home. This installment threshes out number nine on the list. 9. Ask a courageous person to visit your home and be brutally honest about the good...
July 27th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs According to Pacific Business News, Hawaii has the more millionaires per household than any other state in the union. CLICK HERE TO READ HONOLULUREALESTATEVIEWS.COM
July 24th, 2009 categories: Honolulu House For Sale Hard to believe, but true, a fee simple 2 bedroom 1 bathroom condominium, just 6 miles from downtown Honolulu for $199,000. Here are the specific details. CLICK HERE TO READ THE POST AT HONOLULUREALESTATEVIEWS.COM
July 23rd, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs Since the May 1 institution of an “appraiser code”, the real estate community has seen a large number of contracted sales fail due to low appraised values. Click here to read Honolulu Real Estate Views.
July 22nd, 2009 categories: Buying Honolulu Real Estate, Honolulu Real Estate 101 Whether you are thinking about buying or selling a property is Honolulu, I recommend working with an experienced member of the Honolulu Board of Realtors. Here is why. CLICK HERE TO GO TO HONOLULU REAL ESTATE VIEWS
July 20th, 2009 categories: Buying Honolulu Real Estate, Honolulu Real Estate 101 Before we consider whether or not it is advantageous to buy a home in the Honolulu real estate market, let’s look at where someone might live that is considering a purchase. A buyer might meet one of these profiles...
July 14th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101, Rants & Riffs A few years ago when the Trump Tower in Waikiki was being pre-sold, a client called me with an interest buying a unit. I told him I would read the forty-two-page contract and let him know what I thought about the purchase. H...
July 13th, 2009 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 If you are buying a home or in the process of remodeling your existing home, it may become necessary for you to get copies of all of the documents archived at the City of Honolulu and the State of Hawaii. Your have two options.