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5 Things to Know About Escrow in Hawaii

If you’ve ever talked with anyone about buying or selling real estate, at some point you may have heard the word “escrow” used in a bunch of indecipherable ways. From experience I know “escrow” is a word that everyone has heard and feels like they should know but often don’t. Don’t sweat it. I’ll break […]

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How is the housing market on Oahu?

As we’ve said before, Oahu’s housing market makes for a historically reliable investment. Over the past 40 years, both single family homes and condos have made a steady march in the upward direction.

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First Time Homebuyers Sellers

How to Hire a Buyer’s Agent

If you’re buying or selling a home, you need to know how the professionals who will be helping you earn their living. What functions do they perform (or fail to perform)? How do they get paid? If you don’t know how the real estate industry works, you could end up wasting money and time.

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Sellers

A Caution or Two for Home Sellers

I ran across a couple of cautionary notes for home sellers in some real estate research, so I thought I’d share. Both notes warn you not to overprice your home when you’re trying to sell.

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Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market? Real Estate on Oahu Right Now

Buyer’s market or seller’s market? What’s the story right now for real estate on Oahu? If you’re chatting around the water cooler with your friends, I’m willing to bet you’ve heard that sellers have the upper hand right now. Not so fast! Read on. Some Terms and Just a Smidge of Math Ok, first thing’s […]