Earnest Money Deposits, Do I Have To Provide It?

Do you have to provide an earnest money deposit when buying a house? This is a popular question for both first time and experienced home buyers and continues to baffle the most experienced real estate buyers and investors. And yet, there are those experienced buyers that continue to go about the process the wrong way. So the question remains, do …

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Why Is My House Not Selling?

Having difficulty selling your home? The following tips may be what you need to help you sell your home faster. In this Hawaii market, It’s shocking to see homeowners almost begging for someone to help them figure out why their house won’t sell in this market. From the data being provided by local Realtors on low inventory levels, high demand …

Mark Zuckerberg’s 5 Lessons on Real Estate

What could you learn from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg about real estate? Not everyone appreciates Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘genius.’ In fact, many people detest Facebook and a few truly experienced Hawaii real estate professionals probably disapprove of the tech founder’s property investment strategies. However, the social networking giant is definitely making some moves into investing in Hawaii real estate. This may be worth keeping …

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Honolulu Real Estate Companies: The Best For Your Needs

What type of Honolulu real estate company is best to help you with your needs? The Honolulu real estate market continues to improve by leaps and bounds over the last few of years.  This is enabling many Honolulu real estate owners to finally sell their properties for a profit. Perhaps even more importantly, it is causing a rebound in home …

Home Improvement Trends For Honolulu

Selling a house in Honolulu, Hawaii? Is your house not selling as fast as you would like? Check out these home improvement trends: The Honolulu real estate market is ripe for buyers. However, whether you are building, remodeling, or just selling your house; you need to be on top of evolving trends. Not only does this provide insight on home improvement …

Staying Loyal To Your Hawaii Real Estate Agent

Wondering if you should stay loyal to your Hawaii real estate agent? What would be considered a good reason to switch real estate agents?  Are there liabilities that could incur? What about those buying multiple properties in several areas, are you tied to a single Realtor? Customer satisfaction is worthless, but Loyalty is priceless in the real estate industry. However, …

Selling a Hawaii Home with Title Issues

How can you sell a Hawaii home with title issues in a relatively short period of time? Even though the Hawaii real estate market has improved dramatically, some individuals are still having a hard time selling their homes fast, especially if there are issues surrounding the title to their property. This common scenario is happening in the wake of the …

Why you Can’t Trust Zillow and Trulia

If you’re like most people, when you decide to start hunting for a home the first place you’re going to look is on Zillow and similar sites like Trulia.  It’s not your fault. They’re the first rankings on Google and without Multiple Listing Service (MLS) access it’s the first place most home buyers start their search. Unfortunately, sites like these …

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Should You Buy A Fixer Upper?

 Buying a fixer upper may seem like a great way to save or make some cash.  But are you really prepared to take on everything that comes with a fixer upper? Here are all the things you should consider before buying a fixer upper. 1. Do you plan to live in it? Before you buy a fixer upper it’s important …

What To Expect During A Home Inspection

After weeks of open houses, private showings, and keeping your home in mint condition, you finally got an offer on your home. That’s great news! Now all you have to do is pass the home inspection. Most offers for your home will be contingent on passing the home inspection. After the home inspection, the buyer has the opportunity to go …