First Time Buyers

Oceanfront Living in Hawaii

Enter this blissful lifestyle with eyes wide open! Many dream this dream, and I have my share of clients from around the globe looking for the unique oceanfront living experience on Hawaii Island as available properties decline and prices climb due to demand. Private and remote beachfront residence In reality, once the search is on, […]

Do You Have a Good Real Estate Agent?

The market in Hawaii has been robust. With that said, at times, a well priced property can attract multiple offers and basically move very quickly. I have personally seen where some agents have become complacent and are now lacking a sense of urgency. When properties are moving quickly, the sense of urgency to seal a deal […]

Confidence in Honolulu Home Sales

Based on recent investigations by Trulia’s economic team, Honolulu is doing quite well compared to other cities in the U.S. with regards to sales contracts going through to completion. Nationwide, the percentage of homes that go into contract and then revert back to being for sale is increasing. Trulia has labeled this situation a “sale […]

Everyone Hates Condo Association Fees

Homebuyers often proclaim from the start that they don’t want to pay condo fees or don’t want to live in an association. No one wants to pay “extra,” but in Hawaii there are a few problems with this statement. On an island, land is limited, and in urban Honolulu, the most “affordable” housing is located […]

Sandy Beach – A Brief Introduction to One of Oahu’s Dangerous Beaches

Amazing sunrises that will take your breath away, oceanfront parks, shopping centers, and homes with nearby fun hikes to Koko Head, the Baboon’s Nose, Makapu’u Lighthouse, or more extreme journeys that will take you straight up the back of the Ko’olau Mountains that overlook Waimanalo Bay, Rabbit Island, Black Island, and the Mokulua Islands. This […]