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There’s no denying that the housing market is still hugely competitive. When there are more homes than buyers in a neighborhood, it is referred to as a “buyer’s market”. This swings the bargaining pendulum squarely on the side of the buyer. The challenge for sellers is to balance the pendulum....
It’s hard to imagine that it’s been over 8 years since Lilo and Stitch taught the world that “Ohana means family”. That now famous line raises a different set of questions where real estate is involved. If you are purchasing or intend to develop a property with multiple living units, understan...
Even though Hawaii Information Service is reporting a dip for Hawaii Island in the number of homes sold during the 1st quarter this year over last (2011=385/2012=370), RISMedia, the go-to source for many REALTORS®, is reporting an uptick in both sales numbers and pricing nationwide (www.rismed...
Foreclosure auctions can be a terrific place to pick up bargains, right? Like my attorney friends always say, it depends. Only since 2008 or so have foreclosure notices become common in our Hilo newspaper. It’s a dubious honor to have gone from dead last in the number or foreclosures to currently...