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.
Learn About Oahu Real Estate
This collection of blogs are for educational purposes, created from my background in law and my years of experience in Hawaii Real Estate. They are written to help anyone with specific questions about Oahu or Hawaii Real Estate.
Here’s how to refine the search capability on the Oahu Zoning and Parcel Map that I’ve got up over in the Maps & Tools section.
How much will flood insurance cost for this property? A client asked me that yesterday about a particular house in Hawaii Kai. Here’s the honest answer (which I gave): I don’t know. But I told her I’d find out. Recently there has been a rash of reports (here for example) about skyrocketing flood insurance rates […]
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 […]
If you’re shopping for property on Oahu, sooner or later someone will mention canec. What? you ask? Here’s the skinny. Canec (pronounced CANE-ick) is a building material that was used in the 1930s to the 1960s on Oahu. It’s a fiberboard that was made out of the remnants from sugar cane processing. Builders used the material […]