hawaii kai homes for sale: Mortgage Information To Consider When Purchasing Hawaii Kai Real Estate - 05/11/11 02:14 PM
Unless you are one of the approximately four percent of the nation's home buyers that pay cash, chances are you are going to need some kind of a mortgage in order to purchase your Hawaii Kai dream home. But before you start pulling credit and signing papers there are a few things that you should know. Having a little info ahead of time can save you heartache- and money.
There are many different types of loans out there and the selection is changing all of the time. When you start the loan process you may want to consider sitting down with … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Important Clauses To Include In any Hawaii Kai Real Estate Purchase Contract - 05/10/11 03:10 PM
Once you've found a piece of Hawaii Kai real estate that you like, the next step is the purchase offer. Buyers are often times intimidated by what seems to be a complicated legal document. In reality, the purchase offer is much simpler once it's explained and properly understood. In this article, we will give a brief overview of the purchase offer process, including the most important clauses to include in your purchase offer.The purchase offer is a binding legal document that covers all the details of the sale. It includes the sale price, contingencies, financing details, closing costs, repairs needed, closing … (1 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Some Tips for a Successful Open House in Hawaii Kai - 04/29/11 01:14 PM
Having an open house has been a proven marketing tactic for decades now. Giving a lot of buyers the chance to look at your house is a great way to gain exposure and interest among buyers. In this article, we will discuss in depth how to appeal to buyers in the Hawaii Kai real estate market using the open house.Tip #1 Meticulous StagingStage your house beautifully. Everything should be spotless and clean. The house should be well lit and lightly scented. The overall impression should be that the house is in top notch condition.Tip #2 Collect Contact InformationTo increase the likelihood … (2 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: The Art Of Pricing Your Hawaii Kai Property Correctly The First Time - 04/21/11 02:51 PM
Don't make the mistake of pricing your house too high or low for the market.  Learn how to set the most effective price for the quick sale of your house at the highest potential profit.  SPECIAL REPORT:Get the Best Price for the Sale of Your House in Hawaii Kai, HawaiiIt is a big decision to make.  Now that you have made the decision to sell how do you get the most money for your home in Hawaii Kai
First you want to find other homes on the Hawaii Kai real estate market that are similar in age and size that have … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Hawaii Kai Home - 04/19/11 03:20 PM
Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Hawaii Kai Home
As a seller in the Hawaii Kai area, it can be tough to make all the right choices when selling your home. In this article, we'll go over five common mistakes sellers make so you can ensure that you avoid these mistakes. By the end of this article, you'll have a good idea of what to do and what not to do when you're selling your home.
Mistake #1 - Bad Pricing Strategy
Most sellers are aware they shouldn't price their house too low. However, it's all too common that … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: 4 Tips To Consider When Dealing With Multiple Offers On Hawaii Kai Homes For Sale - 04/18/11 01:00 PM
One of the worst things that can happen during the home buying process is to finally find your dream home, only to discover that someone else is already bidding on it. When this happens, how can you win your dream house without losing your shirt in the process? In this article, we'll cover some of the more important points to winning a multiple offer property in Hawaii Kai.Tip #1 - Know Your LimitIt's tempting to increase your bid based on emotions during a bidding war. Buyers are often willing to pay more out of competitiveness, feeling that something they want is … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Things To Consider When Purchasing In A Hawaii Kai Neighborhood - 04/15/11 01:43 PM
Purchasing a new house is an important decision, but choosing its location is just as important. If you don't properly research the area where a home you plan on buying is located, this could cause problems and cost you a lot of money and headache. A real estate expert will always educate you that performing proper research on the area is a vital part of buying a new home.
When looking up Hawaii Kai homes for sale, a lot of prospective buyers will look into how far these homes are from their workplace. This is an important concern for many buyers, … (2 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: What You Should Know When Negotiating Hawaii Kai Properties - 03/31/11 01:55 PM
Looking for a new home in Hawaii Kai can be an exciting adventure and when you finally find "the one" you want to do whatever  it takes so that you don't lose it.  However, at the same time you have to be careful that you go about it the right way.Consider using a Hawaii Kai real estate agent for the process.  A buyer's agent is paid by the seller and will, in essence, be working for you for free, so utilize them.  Never contact the agent who has the house listed.  They are working for the seller and have guaranteed them that … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: What To Know When Buying Your First Hawaii Kai Foreclosure - 03/29/11 01:21 PM
Purchasing Hawaii Kai foreclosures has become quite popular lately. There are dozens of foreclosed properties hitting the Hawaii Kai market each and every day. These properties can be both gold mines and land mines depending on how you go about it. In this article, we'll discuss some simple ways to help ensure that your first foreclosure purchase is a successful one.Opt for a Low-Repair Property for Your First DealWe've all heard about people who make thousands of dollars buying foreclosures in need of TLC, fixing them up, and selling them for a profit. The reality is, however, that making sizable profits … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Three Easy Steps To Sell Your Hawaii Kai Listing For The Highest Price Possible - 03/28/11 02:25 PM
It's only natural to want to sell your Hawaii Kai house for the highest price possible.  In this article, we'll review several steps you can take to ensure your house sells for a premium price.Tip #1 - Have Amazing Curb AppealSpend a large amount of time tending to your buyer's first impression. Your front lawn and the outside appearance of your house will make a big impact on your buyer's impression of the home.If the outside is dirty, at the very least have the house power washed. If the paint is old to the point where it's noticeable, it'll pay dividends … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Some Tips When Investing In Hawaii Kai Homes For Sale - 03/23/11 02:24 PM
Investing in Hawaii Kai can be a very profitable business for the wise investor. Unfortunately, you can also lose a lot of money in Hawaii Kai real estate if you don't know what you're doing. In this article, I'll go over several tips to help you ensure a profitable investing career in the Hawaii Kai real estate market.Pick a SpecialtyWhen you're going in to real estate investing, you'll likely find that there's an overwhelming amount of available information on all kinds of investing tactics.Rather than specializing in being "a real estate investor," pick something more specific. Perhaps you'll specialize in small … (0 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Three Common Mistakes Beginner Hawaii Kai Real Estate Investors Make When Purchasing Foreclosures - 03/22/11 11:31 AM
Hawaii Kai real estate investors have found that foreclosures can sometimes be extremely profitable. Although that's a fact, they are not always safe investments. You can sometimes lose your shirt as fast as you were able to put it on. In this Hawaii Kai real estate article we will discuss three common pitfalls and how you can avoid them when investing in foreclosed properties.The first mistake is to believe that all foreclosures make good investments - that just isn't true. Remember, homes that have gone through foreclosure often have serious condition problems. There is a reason why the banks and lenders … (1 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: What Every Hawaii Kai Homeowner Should Know About Mold And Mildew - 03/21/11 11:20 AM
When you check out Hawaii Kai homes you should naturally take a look at the building itself and carefully examine it. However, certain things such as mold, can often be undetectable to the naked eye.
Homeowners in any area can have problems with mold and mildew. A lot of homeowners think that they would not be affected by these problems as they do not have moisture in their homes. In a lot of cases, the problem occurs in an area that is hidden from view. If it is not addressed quickly it can rapidly spread and become a major headache for … (1 comments)

hawaii kai homes for sale: Buyer Representation Is A Must When Purchasing Hawaii Kai Homes For Sale - 03/18/11 04:59 AM
One of the most common questions that Hawaii Kai home buyers ask is why do they need a real estate professional to help them buy a home? It might seem like it would be a lot easier to just go out on your own, drive around Hawaii Kai, and find the house that you're interested in. Many buyers do this and just call the listing agent directly to proceed with the real estate transaction. However, this can present a problem in some cases.
Most of the time, the listing agent on the house represents the seller. Many listing agents do not … (0 comments)

hawaii kai 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 kai 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 kai homes for sale: The Three Most Important Hawaii Kai Real Estate Professionals To Pay Attention To - 03/10/11 07:55 AM
During the home buying process in Hawaii Kai Hawaii, it's important to get advice and expertise from experienced individuals. The three most important professional advisors you'll find during the home buying process are: An experienced Hawaii Kai real estate agent, your Hawaii Kai loan officer and your Hawaii Kai home inspector. In this article, we'll talk about what each of these real estate professionals can do for you.
Your Hawaii Kai Real Estate Agent
Your real estate agent is the single most important real estate professional you'll be working with throughout your home buying process. Your Hawaii Kai real estate agent … (0 comments)

hawaii kai 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 kai 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 kai homes for sale: Why Selling Your Hawaii Kai Home On Your Own Is So Hard - 03/08/11 02:08 PM
When it comes time to sell many Hawaii Kai homeowners think they can do all of the work themselves without a Hawaii real estate agent. The main reason they do this is to prevent having to pay a commission. But in the end, are they really saving anything?
A for sale by owner, known in the real estate industry as a FSBO, will always have to be present for all of the showings. This is because they have to be there to let them buyer prospects in. They have no way to screen potential buyers so they are, in essence, letting … (3 comments)

 
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