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At times it can be frustrating to search through listings of homes for sale.  There are too many agents willing to game the system.  Any possible advantage they may gain, is outweighed by the negatives. Here are a few issues I see on a regular basis. Homes with overrated conditions (puffing). Mar...
This year I began teaching continuing education classes for real estate agents.  It has been a positive experience for the first month of classes.  I got positive feedback, but saw things I could improve.  One broker who attended two of my earliest classes had some teaching and speaking experienc...
Below are sales activity for the month of July 2010 compared to the previous month and the same month last year. This covers resale home for Honolulu County (Oahu).  The effects of the homebuyer tax credits have worn off.   Single Family homes median prices and sales volume have shown a slight in...
This is a wonderful list from Donna that every home owner should read before preparing their home for sale or doing renovations.Sometimes, making an improvement to your home could actually hurt you when you try to sell it.  Here are the top 10 home improvements that can make your home harder to s...
On of the hats I where is that of President for our small soccer academy.  We have three boys teams.  Last year all three won state titles.  This year two of the three won the state title and the third was the runner up.  Our 95 team took a national title on Monday morning in Virgina. FOR IMMEDIA...
Today I held open house at three of my listings with the help of two other agents.  At the one I was holding open, I got a visitor that made me stop and think.  He was one of those folks that seems to be an expert on everything.  To the point he was determined to teach me my business.  Normally I...
Google is quickly becoming a one stop shop for business tools for the internet.  Check out this amazing list of business tools provided by Brad. The Top 50 Google Tools for Business This compilation is for all of you out there who use Google for searching and SEO, but may not be aware of all the ...
As real estate agents we always need to treat everyone the same.  Well maybe not. In housing there are protected classes that you can't discriminate based on, someone being a member of one of those classes. On a federal level the protected classes are: Race Color Religion Handicap or Disability N...
The kinds of vendors our clients ask us to point them to are loan officers, home inspectors, termite inspectors, contractors, electricians, plumbers, handymen, flooring installers, painters, escrow officers, insurance agents, landscapers, home cleaners, property managers, locksmiths, etc. I had a...
$570,000 Wonderful 3 bed/ 2 bath home with incredible spaces. Large workshop, large covered lanai and great pantry space. The home has storage space everywhere including ample attic space. You won't find many homes nicer than this one.  Get you offer in, it won't last.  First public open house wi...

Randy L. Prothero

Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
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