hawaii homes for sale: The Importance Of Hiring A Qualified Hawaii Kai Home Inspector - 03/15/11 10:33 AM
When you buy a Hawaii Kai home you not only buy the structure, but the history of the structure.  Although most people are honest, you still have to do what is necessary to protect yourself.  That is why hiring a professional Hawaii Kai home inspector is essential.
Having a home inspection is a good idea for many reasons.  There may be issues with the house that the seller would rather not disclose for fear of losing the sale.  It also may involve a very pricey repair that they are not willing, or even able to take on.  But there are many … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Who Determines Hawaii Kai Real Estate Values: Buyers or Sellers? - 03/10/11 11:25 AM
When sitting down with one of our Hawaii Kai sellers and discussing the sale of their home, inevitability we will discuss price. "How much are you going to list my home for? " is what the seller will ask. Now this is often times a double edged sword question because if you spit out a number that is much lower than their expectations the seller will say "But so and so said they can get much more for my property". If you spit out a number that is too high, they will love you now and hate you later when you … (3 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: What Every Hawaii Kai Buyer Should Know When Financing Real Estate - 03/09/11 01:03 PM
Prior to the financial meltdown in 2008, just about any Tom, Dick, or Harry could get a zero down stated income loan. There were very few obstacles in the Hawaii buyer's way that would cause them to not qualify for a loan back then. We all know that today loan guidelines are much different. For starters, the type of loan we made mentioned of above doesn't even exist anymore. There are much more lending restrictions for buyers when purchasing Hawaii real estate that can often times kill the deal right in its tracks. We have compiled a list below of "Do's" … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Solid Advice on Buying a Hawaii Kai Home - 03/09/11 11:43 AM
Solid Advice on Buying a Hawaii Kai Home
When buyers are looking for a new Hawaii Kai home, it can be a very exciting time. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to start searching for new property. Unfortunately, many buyers go about this process in completely the wrong way. Here are some common mistakes that buyers make:
1.  Going at it alone: It is very tempting for buyers to go out and pick up Hawaii real estate magazines around Hawaii Kai looking for their new property. It seems like it would be very simple to purchase your … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Learn How to Stage Your Hawaii Kai Home to Sell - 03/07/11 10:21 AM
If you are ready to sell, every buyer that enters should get the full experience of your Hawaii Kai home.  After all, you have to convince them to buy your home over every other Hawaii Kai home they look at.  So how do you do that?  You do it by making your home stand out in their mind.
Everyone knows about curb appeal so we'll assume that you take great care in maintaining your lawn.  But when they enter the front door, then what?  First, what will they smell?  Yes, if there is an overwhelming odor that takes their attention when … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Understanding A Hawaii Kai Sales Contract - 03/05/11 09:21 PM
Understanding A Hawaii Kai Sales Contract
 Finding the right Hawaii Kai home is an exciting time so make sure that once you have decided this is the home for you that you protect yourself when writing the sales contract. This is where making the wrong entries can cost you money, or the home.
It may sound silly to say, but when you are writing a contract make sure that it is the current edition of the form. Either on the top or bottom of the first page is printed the date the form was last changed. Not having an up-to-date form … (3 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Helpful Information For Hawaii Kai Real Estate Buyers - 03/04/11 08:00 AM
If you are thinking about purchasing a home in Hawaii Kai, here is some helpful information about the Hawaii Kai neighborhood.
Hawaii Kai is one of the larger neighborhoods on the eastern side of the island of Oahu, Hawaii and is perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors. It is bordered by the breathtaking Koolau Mountain range to the north and gorgeous beaches such as Hanauma Bay and Sandys to the east. In fact, both Hanauma Bay and Sandys are world renowned beaches. Being a fish sanctuary, Hanauma Bay is known for its phenomenal snorkeling and Sandys is world famous for … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Get the Best Deal for a Property in Hawaii Kai by Using These 4 Powerful Negotiation Tactics - 03/03/11 12:41 PM
Good negotiation skills can make the difference between a successful deal and an unsuccessful deal. It can be the difference between getting a bargain and being ripped off. Here are some negotiation tips for getting the best deal on a property in Hawaii Kai Hawaii.
Tip #1 - Position Yourself as the Chooser
It's been said that whoever cares about the result less in a negotiation is likely to come out on top. If you're making an offer, the more it seems like you could take it or leave it, the more likely the seller is to acquiesce to your terms. … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Get the Most Out of a Hawaii Kai Property Inspection by Asking These 5 Questions - 03/02/11 06:24 AM
Now that you've found a house you're interested in purchasing, the next step is to make sure that everything is in order both inside and outside the house. In this article, we'll go over a series of questions you should ask your home inspector during the inspection. These questions will help you get a good idea of what condition your property is in. Remember that you're paying for a service when you have a home inspector come by. Don't be shy about asking questions. Most home inspectors expect their customers to ask a lot of questions.
Question #1 Have the Foundations … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Ideas For Proper Due Diligence with Hawaii Kai Hawaii Investment Properties - 03/01/11 12:58 PM
Due diligence is the process of double checking everything before finalizing a purchase. Proper due diligence is an absolutely crucial part of every profitable investor's success. In this article, we will talk about the best ways to do your due diligence for Hawaii Kai Hawaii real estate.
Due diligence should start with the proper verification of the books. You should check all the rental agreements and double check all rental histories. Review at least the last two year's financial statements and see if there's anything unusual that raises a red flag. Also double check the file for repair receipts and work … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Not Understanding The Mindset Of Hawaii Kai Buyers And Sellers Could Kill The Deal - 02/28/11 08:15 AM
When it comes to putting your Hawaii Kai home up for sale, it can be a very tricky experience. On the one hand, you desperately want buyers to like your home and think that you have done a good job keeping it maintained, decorated, and so forth. However, in the end you are not trying to make the buyers impressed with your decorating skills. You are attempting to get them to see that your home is the right one for their needs and wants.
One big mistake that many Hawaii Kai home sellers make is getting emotionally involved in the process … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: How Do You Know If It Is a Good Time to Purchase a New Home - 02/26/11 09:01 PM
If you are like many of the people in our society today, you are wondering if this is a good time to purchase a new home in Hawaii Kai Hawaii. If you look at the economic situation in our country right now, we are in a recession, thousands of people have filed for bankruptcy and unemployment is at a high rate. In the back of your mind however, you might be wondering if this is a good time to purchase a new home in Hawaii Kai Hawaii. There are thousands of homes that are now owned by the bank. You might … (1 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: What is the Right Price to Offer for a Home in Hawaii Kai - 02/24/11 06:31 AM
Once you've found a home you're interested in purchasing, the next step is putting an offer on the table. How do you determine that right price for a home in Hawaii Kai? In this article, we will discuss exactly what you should consider when you're picking a number for your offer.
Tip 1 Understand the Hawaii Kai Real Estate Market Conditions The first step is to consider what the market conditions are. Real estate conditions in Hawaii Kai have had both upswings and downswings in the last several years. Is it a buyer's market right now, or a seller's market? Is … (0 comments)

hawaii homes for sale: Buying A Hawaii Kai Home Is Often Times An Emotional Decision Rather Than A Logical One - 02/21/11 01:14 PM
What is it exactly that sells a Hawaii Kai real estate house? Is it the price? Is it design? Is it the kitchen, bedroom, or the bathroom? In reality, it's none of these. What really sells a house are the buyer's emotions. In order to sell your house quickly, it's very important to learn to trigger your buyer's emotions.
The first impression of your house will most likely be the most powerful impression you'll make on your buyer.The first impression isn't a conscious, rational decision. When a buyer first sets eyes on your house or sets foot in your house, your … (0 comments)

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