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Newly Listed Homes on Kahuna Road Kahuna Road is in Kapaa and loops around Kawaihau Road. I like Kahuna road because it’s a quiet road and there is a quiet stream along parts of it known to locals as Jonny Tex. To get to Kahuna road follow the main road up to Kapaa (Kawaihau road)  and up towards...
Last week I spontaneously decided to play hooky and take a day off to go on a boat tour. I decided to go on the Holoholo boat tour that cruises the Napali coast and to Lehua rock which is right next to the forbidden island of Niihau. Holoholo charters is the only company that I know of that is al...
This Interactive Map is like the Google Maps of Kauai real estate. By using a smart phone and going to and clicking on “MENU” -> “INTERACTIVE MAP”. It will pin point your current location and will show properties nearby for sale. green=land listings purple= residential listing...
Last year on April 18th, 2013 my Broker let me re-new an expired listing that was already listed with Kauai Dreams Realty. I was so excited because this was my first listing ever. Little did I know about short sales at the time but I was determined. A short sale is when the bank agrees to sell t...
  As of today July 23, 2014 there are 39 Kauai Condos that are available under $250,000 on Kauai. Here are the projects available: *VR=vacation rentable, LT=Long term rental or permanent living, (x)=units available (4) Banyan Harbor , Lihue. VR, LT – $225-230K (2) Halelani Village, Lihue.  LT – ...
The home buying process can be nerve wrecking for the first time home buyer. Some buyers get freaked out from spending large amounts of money and walk away because of unexpected expenses. It’s helpful to prepare for expected costs and steps when buying a home for the first time. Steps: 1. Get Pre...
Is a good credit score important for first time home buyers? -Yes. Having a good credit score is essential in being able to qualify for a loan.   Why? In my opinion having a good credit score can be more important then having a down payment. On Kauai almost every home in lendable condition could ...
I hear this question almost weekly "Do you have any rent to own properties?" "No" Where is everybody hearing about rent-to-own a home? I had to google it to find out details because I havent ever heard of a seller doing this on Kauai.     How it works (via google): A renter rents a house for 3 ye...
Many people ask for a fixer upper yet few are willing to do the repairs. By "fixer upper" I mean having to do more then replacing floors and cabinets. Right now Kauai fixer uppers are running from $194,900 to $299,900. Some buyers want to purchase a fixer upper because these properties are priced...
Wailua Homesteads a great neighborhood to live in on Kauai. Is it the right neighborhood for you? There are many reasons why people love living in Wailua Homesteads. The peaceful country atmosphere, the hiking trails and parks, the cool air, and more. Here my dog Sunny and I enjoying the Sleeping...

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