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Prepare Your Home For Sale Checklist

Prepare Your Home For Sale Checklist The Yard Make sure your lawn is manicured. Keep the lawn mowed. Trim shrubbery, bushes & trees removing all dead limbs & debris. Add fertilizer or greening agent to lawn & plants. Use an edger along the sidewalks and driveways Remove all weeds...

Types of Property Deeds

 Types of Property Deeds in Hawaii Deeds are legal documents that transfer the ownership of an asset (such as property) from one person to another; however, there are different types of property deeds for slightly different purposes. These are the most common types of property deeds: Warranty Deed Often...

Buying a Condo in Hawaii for Investment

  Hawaii, Maui and Oahu Condos Many Hawaii condominium buyers who want to make an educated buying decision invest their time doing research – studying the average price per square foot in the condominium building they’re eyeing. However, there are two major issues that come with solely focusing on...

Top 10 Reasons to Have a Home Surveyed Before Buying

Surveys in Hawaii Most people seek out the expertise of a professional surveyor to settle common property description issues before they become problems. And in addition to a professional survey, many people seek other specific certifications such as an environmental certification, a zoning opinion letter, or a flood plain classification from...

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE MOVING TO HAWAII

Every year thousands of people move to Hawaii, buy a home, and begin to live their dream. Starry-eyed people come here with high hopes of living in paradise, in a beautiful house on the beach, surfing everyday, and sipping Mai Tai’s out of coconut shells. Here’s some things to...

Moving Checklist

MOVING CHECKLIST FOR HAWAII There are so many details to handle as you prepare for a move. It can seem like a daunting task. This checklist will help you manage the process and not forget anything. The Important Stuff Call utility companies (electric, gas, water, cable) to cancel your...

Pricing your home to sell – Science or Art?

Is it a science, or art, pricing your property to sell? Do you want to just list it, or sell it? Selling a home in Hawaii, Maui or Oahu? The price to sell is a direct function of marketing. A strategic market price will complement our marketing campaign and position...

Can I Build A Home On Conservation Zoned Land?

BUILDING A HOME IN A CONSERVATION DISTRICT: YES OR NO? Except for land that is also in the Special Management Area (SMA)…the Conservation District is solely under State jurisdiction. The Conservation District is further divided into four main subzones: Protective, Limited, Resource, and General. In terms of uses, the...

How to Know If you Have Priced Your Home Too High?

Do you want to list or sell your home? If you are selling your home in Hawaii, Maui or Oahu a high (wrong) price may alienate interested buyers before they even take a real look at your property. The following 10 are indicative signs of an overpriced home. Top...