Hawaii Real Estate

March 17, 2014

Anaha at Ward Village

One of the most sophisticated and design-forward residences on all of Oahu, Anaha at 1108 Auahi 311-unit tower sets a new tone for the evolving architecture of Honolulu and represents an iconic addition to the city’s skyline. Designed by Chicago-based firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz in collaboration with Ben Woo Architects ...

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Dec. 30, 2013

Hawaii Housing Market 2014 Predictions

Experts at realtor.com and other sources predict that in 2014 we will see more of positive trends such as increasing home values. At the same time, mortgage rates are expected to rise which could hinder buyer affordability.

Judging by the data from 2013, predictions for 2014 include:

- More homeowners ...

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Sept. 13, 2013

Hawaii Real Estate Market Review by Paul Brewbaker Top Economist

Hawaii Real Estate Market Review by Paul Brewbaker Top Economist

At the mid-year real estate review, Hawaii’s top economist Paul Brewbaker reviewed the latest Hawaii housing statistics and economic indicators.  According to Brewbaker, the Hawaii real estate market is poised for continued growth in home prices for the next ...

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June 12, 2013

What Are Deficiency Judgements and How Are They Obtained

What Are Deficiency Judgements?

When an asset is repossessed, or a home foreclosed on, because the debtor is in arrears, the asset (or home) is generally sold at auction and the monies raised used to pay off the debt.  Typically, the money raised does not cover the remaining debt ...

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May 30, 2013

Tips for Showcasing your Home

Are you planning to showcase your home for sale? 

If so, you probably already know the obvious:  repair broken items, clean, organize, etcetera.  But maybe you haven't thought of everything.  Following are some things that may help you get that home sold even faster:

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May 24, 2013

10 Tips for Online Prospecting

Connect with the world...Online!

Everyone knows that in today's world, if you're not using the internet, you're missing out.  But a lot of folks don't think about the fact that like anything else, it's not just using it, but it's how you ...

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May 18, 2013

Tenants Rights with Foreclosures

Tenants Rights when a Property Forecloses

Like other types of property, real estate that is used as rental property can be sold, or may be affected by foreclosure proceedings.  However, sales and foreclosures don't just affect the owners of rental properties, but also the tenants or renters of ...

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May 12, 2013

Singles Delve Into Real Estate

Singles are Becoming the Top Buyers in Real Estate

Did you know that singles (especially single women) are making up more and more of the real estate market now?  As recently as 2011, statistics showed single women made up 20% of all home buyers and single men accounted for ...

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May 7, 2013

Short Sale and Your Credit Score

How will a Short Sale effect your Credit Score?

Conflicting Information

It used to be that lenders wouldn't even consider a short sale if your payments were current, but that has changed.  However, often, lenders will typically be more willing to negotiate if your payments are in arrears ...

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May 1, 2013

Seller Insight - Buyer Tips for Gathering Information

Gather the right Information before Buying a Home

When you're buying a home, you'll want to get as much information as you can about the property.  You will get title information from your escrow officer, and a lot of information from your agent, but there are many ...

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