Much like real estate, the spotlight during every fall football game is squarely on the guy smack dab in the thick of the activity. The “quarterback” is, by every account, the person who will ultimately be credited with engineering the victory. Certainly, it’s under his watchful eye that goals will be reached and dreams realized. […]
If you’re reading this blog, you are likely waiting for your orders to Hawaii (hopefully your next duty station), or you recently PCS’d here and are beginning to shop for a home. You are among the confident, wise ones that have done your research and learned that Hawaii can be a great place to invest […]
You may be surprised to learn that homes all over the world depend on catchment systems and aren’t unique to Hawaii. The report “Guidelines on Rainwater Catchment Systems for Hawaii,” estimates that in 2010, some 30-60,000 people in this state relied on catchment systems for their basic water needs.
Gone are the days of the recession (thankfully!)…unless you’re now trying to buy a home. Being a real estate agent for 10 years, I’ve experienced several buying cycles. When representing buyers, it was actually nice when it was a buyer’s market (between 2008 and 2010), mainly because buyers didn’t have to try as hard to […]
After you’ve made the initial decision to move to Hawaii, you then have to start thinking about how to begin doing so. Moving to Hawaii is exciting, but at the same time can be slightly overwhelming. As long as you plan ahead and do a little research, your move will go smoothly and soon be […]
While some believe that it is perpetually summertime here on the islands, we do experience a slight season change, reflected in both the air and the ocean. This can come as a surprise to many visitors who envisioned lounging on a sunny beach and floating around in crystal clear water. But alas, with winter comes […]
Did you know that 55% of homes sold in the U.S. are between 15 and 54 years old? And 31% of homes sold in the U.S. are 55+ years old? Only 14% of homes sold in the U.S. are between 0-14 years old. Many people like purchasing older homes because they like the charm and character […]
It’s a small town. People tend to know their neighbors’ business. We once rented a home that developed a problem with the cesspool. While cesspools in East Hawaii are fairly maintenance-free, this particular part of town has underground springs that sometimes cause back-ups during heavy rain.
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Mahina and I recently had the pleasure of attending an economic lecture by Dr. Aleman, the senior economist for Wells Fargo. Being a realtor, I am always interested in seeing what our future has in store for us. Dr. Aleman states that we have been in a low interest rate economy for 7 years now. […]