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Do You Own a Home in Oahu? Will Appraisals Continue to be a Challenge in 2016?

First American Title issues a quarterly report, the Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI), which “measures title agent sentiment on a variety of key market metrics and industry issues.” Their 2015 4th Quarter Edition revealed some interesting information regarding possible challenges with appraisal values as we head into 2016. “The fourth quarter RESI found that title agents continue to believe that […]

Design Snobs Rejoice: Wailea Modern is Becoming a Reality

Makali’i at Wailea “Where Life Takes Flight” reads the brochure for Makali’i - Wailea’s newest and most delightfully surprising architectural prodigy. “Where architecture takes flight” might be more appropriate – since the vision for this new community takes a bold leap from the tedium of bland and safe Wailea status quo. There is, however, nothing unsafe […]

How to Select a Good Contractor in Hawaii

Whether you’re building or remodeling your own home it can seem daunting to find a good contractor, especially if you are new to Hawaii. Many Hawaii property buyers opt to purchase vacant land, like this 1.3-acre Kohala Waterfront property that offers stunning ocean views, so they can build their own home. When it comes time […]