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3 Important Elements of a Successful Hawaii Real Estate Listing

You are thinking about selling your Hawaii real estate. You have been searching for the perfect agent to represent you. You have met with different agents and reviewed marketing plans, and you think you are ready to make a decision. Hmmm, what step is missing? Before you decide to list your Hawaii property, make sure to do the following.

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1. Did You Ask to See Previous Listings & Review the Photography?

According to, 90% of buyers start their search on the internet. Listings with bright colors, blue skies, night shots, and great view shots will capture the attention of the viewer.

Interior shots should capture the inside lighting correctly and the view as well. It is technique that takes practice and knowledge, but makes a huge difference! That is what you should always insist on seeing – what the real estate agent you are considering presents to the world.

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2. Video is Becoming Increasingly Important to Buyers

As potential buyers sit in the comfort of their home somewhere on the planet, they want to be able to view the property in a virtual manner. At a minimum, a slideshow with music to create excitement and a mood will help your real estate sell. Make sure the video tour follows a logical flow from the moment you enter the property to the end. Ocean Front Condo Video.

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3. Hawai’i Life is a Company that Prides Itself on the use of Professional Marketing & Presentation

That is one reason I am so happy to be affiliated with such a group. In addition to being a happy and busy Realtor, I am a real estate photographer using high quality gear and and in-depth knowledge of post processing techniques that will bring your real estate listing to life (without being over baked). If you are considering listing your property on the Big Island, call me to discuss these important elements of a successful listing.

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Regardless of who you choose to use to successfully market your property, make sure not to miss the very important step of previewing prior listings – think of it as asking for references.

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Kristal Butcher, R(S) 808-238-9380

October 27, 2013

Great advice Ro! Nice article too.

Kristal Butcher, R(S) 808-238-9380

October 27, 2013

Great advice Ro! Nice article too.

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