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THis blog covers anything to do with Oahu Real Estate, Homes on Oahu, Beachfront Homes on Oahu, Kailua Real Estate, Honolulu Real Estate, Buying a Home on Oahu, and local topic interest. It is published by a Realtor on Oahu, with one of Oahu's top boutique real estate brokerages.



How cool! I stumbled across a website that rates the walkability of a particular address: www.Walkscore.com It uses an algorythm to assign points based on how close various types of amenities (e.g., grocery stores, restaurants, schools, parks, etc.) are to the address. If the amenity is less than...
Great news for Hawaii REALTORS that handle distressed properties and for homeowners in the unfortunate situation of being behind in their payments and facing the risk of foreclosure! As of Wednesday May 20, Realtors are exempted from many of the provisions of the Mortgage Rescue Fraud Prevention ...
NEW KAILUA LISTING: 463 IANA STREET - Open Sun 2-5pm yvonne@homeshoppehawaii.com 808-721-8088 for showings. WOW! Is what you will say when you see the views from this expansive 2200 sq ft home situated right on the Mid-Pac Golf Course in Kailua. On a 10,000 square foot lot, this breezy 3 Bedroom,...
Great advice from a Realtor in an area of the country that has been hit hard. We are seeing some short sales over here too and his advice is valuable. Thanks, James, for the post! Over the course of the last week I've had the chance to read a large number of blogs and Realtor posts regarding sho...
Wish I had ten dollars for each time I've been asked by my buyer clients and friends to explain options they might have in purchasing short sales or foreclosures, and to explain the notations they see on the MLS regarding various property types. Listing clients, as well, are starting to come to m...
In their efforts to stimulate the economy, the Feds are offering up to an $8,000 tax credit to first-time homebuyers who purchase a home in the 2009 calendar year, and closing ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 30, 2009. Here are some of the details: To qualify as a first-time homebuyer, neither the buyer or ...
Many Hawaii homeowners and realtors were dismayed last year when we heard about the new requirement for remodeling or tearing down properties 50 or more years old. Under this law, Act 228 of the 2008 Legislative Session, owners wishing to tear down or remodel such a structure, had to provide phot...

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