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10 REASONS NOT TO STAGE YOUR HOME - 02/22/12 12:34 AM
Great post from Just Your Style on Maui! It's very important to ensure that a home has its best foot forward from the first showing on. I usually try to get my sellers to have their home professionally staged or I help them with staging, as well. It makes an incredible difference!! Via Janet Jones, Kihei, Maui, Hawaii Home Staging/Interior Redesign (Just Your Style Interiors, LLC): 1. We want to test the market for 90 days. And on the 91st day? Price reduction--and 90 days worth of potential buyers who have already eliminated your property. 2. It costs too much money. I (1 comments)
Kailua Beach Cottage for RENT - Spend the Summer on Kailua Beach - Beach Property Kailua $3800/mo - 02/22/12 12:00 AM
SPEND THE SUMMER ON KAILUA BEACH! $3800/mo SHORT TERM LEASE 4/1/12-8/31/12. This beach house is on a quiet beach lane only 4 houses from Kailua Beach, makai of Kalaheo. 4BR/2BA. Approximately 1500 sq ft/ Charming retro kitchen, remodeled bathrooms. Tile floor. No YARD. Back lanai area. Storage shed. Small lot, like a townhome. 2 car tandem parking will NOT easily accomodate long trucks/large SUVs. Owners' Studio on premises may be available to tenants occaisionally. for xtra charge. Beach Cottage Near Kailua Beach. Only 3 houses between this house and Kailua Beach. Deeded beach access on private lane. Has B&B License. (5 comments)
Gracious, Breezy Lakeview Home in Enchanted Lake, Kailua - 940 Akumu St. $1,095,000 FS - 02/15/12 10:06 PM
Yay!! It's here. A great new listing and with inventory so low in Kailua, this should go fast. This view home in Kailua is lakefront & move-in ready with the best position on the lake to capture tradewinds. This Kailua home also features a large kitchen, full dining room & family room. This Kailua home for sale has views of lake from entire back of house including the Master Bedroom & Master office nook. There are two Giant walk-through closets in the 2 master suites. This Kailua home on Enchanted Lake also features a large covered lanai w/ sparkling pool. The front (2 comments)
Seriously Stupid FHA Appraiser's And The Three S's - 02/14/12 10:52 AM
FHA appraisal (or VA appraisal) problems. This comes up alot in Hawaii. I've had several properties where, as a result of the appraisal, the BUYER had to make repairs prior to close. A little more complicated, but can usually work and we have closed every deal. Great information here. Thanks Michael!! Via Michael S. Bolton-MN Appraiser (Michael S. Bolton,Inc.): FHA guidelines state that a house has to meet MPR (minimum property standards) for existing houses, and MPS (minimum property requirements) for new construction. FHA is very concerned with the three S’s: Safety, Security, and Soundness. When a Realtor was asked what the (1 comments)
Lanikai Oceanfront in Kailua w/ Green Remodel - Remodeled Kailua Luxury Beach Home is Sure to Please!! $8 Million Fee Simple - 02/12/12 06:59 PM
Last Thursday's broker's open held a pleasant suprise. A new listing from the lovely ladies of Choi, which was on the even side of Mokulua Drive in Kailua, meaning Oceanfront or Beachfront in Lanikai. This particular Lanikai home for sale is oceanfront and not beachfront, as it is not a section of Lanikai where there is no sandy beach. However, the sandy part of Lankai Beach is just a short walk away. This 6 bedroom 4 bath home near Lanikai Beach is Mediterranean-style, with white stucco, and a beautiful landscaped entrance. A half-moon drive greets you upon entering the gates which ensure privacy (0 comments)
Author Bio: Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. Owner/Principal Broker Home Shoppe Hawaii. Yvonne Ahearn is a two-time Aloha Aina "People's Choice" REALTOR Award Winner and licensed attorney. Yvonne works with Buyers and sellers of Oahu real estate at all price points.
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