Prospective buyers for Maui real estate want to do their own research, and one of the main topics is property taxes. Depending on where you are relocating from, you might be pleasantly surprised to see we have relatively low rates here in the islands, with Maui having some of the lowest. When you own property […]
Are you considering upcoming home building or remodeling projects? If so, this show is for you! If you’re considering building or remodeling your own home in the near future, you’ll want to check out the 2017 Living + Design Show on Saturday, February 25th, and Sunday, February 26th, at the Sheraton Kona Resort Convention Center in […]
Miracle: A liberation of the spirit; to comprehend the true scope of the universe; to witness a spiritual emancipation; as in a supernatural intervention. Throughout Hawaiian history, the village Ali’I, or Chief, decreed a section of land to remain unobstructed, an Ahupua’a, from the mountains to the sea, so that everything a community needed to […]
Two of the most common questions we hear in the Hawaii real estate market is: “How is the market?” and “Is this a good time to buy?”
The other night I had the pleasure of attending Blue Startups‘ Founders Mixer event at the Real Office Centers collaborative workspace in Chinatown. The event was a social gathering to recruit local tech talent to the acclaimed tech accelerator’s next 14-week program titled Cohort 9. Blue Startups’ Founders Mixer event Cohort 9 This program is used as […]
It’s that time again when everyone is receiving their orders for PCS moves. I am lucky to have been able to call Hawaii home, and for those who chose the duty station, or those who have it assigned, you are also amongst the lucky few.
Nothing is more stressful than putting your home on the market while you still live there. With listings hopefully comes showings, open houses, and broker’s opens. These are all things done in order to get the word out about the listing, and then hopefully the end game is an offer and closed sale. This is all extremely difficult […]
Moving is a stressful event all by itself. Now factor in getting your pets to Hawaii and you have additional things to worry about. Let’s face it, our pets are part of our families and their wellbeing is just as important as the rest of the family. You factor in cars, clothes, furniture, family, and pets […]
We live in a technological world; wi-fi and smart everything have arrived, and much more is on the way. If you’re like me and want to do everything you can to be healthy and happy, not just surviving but thriving, then you may want to know how to be tech-savvy in a high-tech world.
Finally a well-designed and master planned community in West Oahu. The roads and infrastructure began around the new D.R. Horton project, Ho’opili, well before the first shovel was used on the job site. This planned community will sit in between three proposed light rail platforms. The entrance to the project can be accessed from numerous […]
The short answer to the question is yes. Most people that you would meet in a new construction sales office are licensed realtors. These agents are employed by and work for the developer. Projects such as the new construction Hoopili from D.R. Horton in West Oahu do offer broker consideration to outside agents.
When people think of Hawaii, many of them think of surfing, snorkeling, hiking, sailing, boating, and any other outdoor activities they can wrap their hands around – and let’s not forget to mention food! So, how can we fit all these activities into a short timeframe being on vacation or working 5-7 days a week, […]
White Plains Beach, nestled between Kapolei and Ewa Beach, continues to be one of the best beaches for military looking for outdoor water activities. Not only does this beach feature an MWR onsite with surfboard and stand-up paddleboard rentals, but they also have beach house rentals, which are available only to military. These beach houses […]
Part of a residential REALTOR®’S job description relates to providing an estimate of value for prospective buyers and sellers. Buyers look to us to ensure they are not overpaying for their purchase. Through a tool called a “CMA,” or competitive/comparative market analysis, we try to evaluate properties to predict a value.
Energy clearing goes way back. Rituals, rites of passages, and ceremonies are common practice in cultures all over the world. In Hawaiian culture, a Kahu is often called to perform these types of blessings. A Priest may be called to perform or excise a negative spirit. We also have people actually trained, like in the Comedy […]