Can I rent out part of my Hawaii home as a short-term rental?

What's the law on renting out part of my home as vacation rental? Aaron asks: On Big Island, can I rent out an in-law suite in my primary residence as a short term vacation rental? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday on our

Can I rent out part of my Hawaii home as a short-term rental?2021-03-16T07:00:23-10:00

All about Tiny Houses in Hawaii

Can you save money by building a tiny house in Hawaii? We get several questions on this topic and we rounded them all up in this video. Justin from Culpeper, Virginia asked: Are there affordable plots of land and can you live tiny house style? My wife grew up there(military brat) and now that most

All about Tiny Houses in Hawaii2021-02-25T08:40:30-10:00

Why is Hawaii Real Estate “crazy overpriced” ?

Why is Hawaii Real Estate "crazy overpriced" ? Val from Rocklin CA asked us that really short question and our panel turned it into a discussion.  Hawaii real estate is some of the most expensive in the country.  Does that mean it's overpriced?  How does one determine if in fact real estate in Hawaii is

Why is Hawaii Real Estate “crazy overpriced” ?2021-03-17T07:01:58-10:00

Maui’s Big Beach: Hawaii Photo of the Week

A gem of a beach on Maui - Big Beach What the locals call "Big Beach" at Makena holds a very special place in my heart - it was the very first Hawaiian beach I ever stepped into and it changed my life forever after. This specific shot is on a "big day" where the

Maui’s Big Beach: Hawaii Photo of the Week2021-01-12T09:53:06-10:00

Hawaii Real Estate Q&A on-demand 3/5/21

Experts from across the state of Hawaii answer your Real Estate questions. Big topics we touched on this show included advice on bringing pets to Hawaii and a discussion of whether Hawaii real estate is "crazy overpriced". Here's what we covered at this show - click any link and go directly to that segment Pre-show

Hawaii Real Estate Q&A on-demand 3/5/212021-03-08T07:30:55-10:00

How much down payment in Hawaii is needed to be competitive?

How much of a down payment do we need to be competitive in today's Hawaii market? Megan from Wisconsin (who is also a member of our Islander Ohana) asks: Hoping to purchase a second home in Hawaii this year. Is 5% down with no contingencies acceptable or do we need to save up a bit

How much down payment in Hawaii is needed to be competitive?2021-02-25T08:43:01-10:00

What should remote workers know about Hawaii?

If you are a remote worker and are considering living in Hawaii, this video will help.  There are many things one takes for granted in typical American urban districts and those things might not exist in the same way here in Hawaii.  Use this video to build a quick checklist of things you need to

What should remote workers know about Hawaii?2021-02-25T08:31:15-10:00

All about Hawaii homeowners insurance in lava, flood, and hurricane zones

All about Hawaii homeowners insurance in lava, flood, and hurricane zones We get lots of questions on this topic and we rounded them all up in this video. Jaime from Cleveland, Ohio asked: I know RE is cheaper in cities like Pahoa on the Big Island. #1. Is it really dangerous to live in volcano

All about Hawaii homeowners insurance in lava, flood, and hurricane zones2021-02-25T08:43:54-10:00

Ready to live in Hawaii?

Anyone can move to Hawaii - only a few end up living here Moving here is a cheap one-way ticket. Living here requires a deep personal transformation which is why every year more people leave from Hawaii than those coming to the islands. If you want to live in Hawaii in the best possible way,

Ready to live in Hawaii?2021-02-23T09:49:25-10:00

Hawaii Real Estate Q&A on-demand 2/19/21

Experts from across the state of Hawaii answer your Real Estate questions. Here's what we covered at this show - click any link and go directly to that segment Pre-show starts 2/19Hawaii News Roundup as of 2/19Big Island Real Estate Market UpdateMaui Real Estate Market UpdateOahu Real Estate Market UpdateWhat should remote workers know about

Hawaii Real Estate Q&A on-demand 2/19/212021-02-22T07:42:01-10:00

Thoughts on 3 acre lots in Kohala Big Island?

Thoughts on 3 acre lots in Kohala Big Island? Jason asked this on the live show: I've been looking at the 3 acre lots on the Big Island in Kohala Ranch as a place to build. Thoughts on this area? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live

Thoughts on 3 acre lots in Kohala Big Island?2021-02-12T06:42:32-10:00

Narrated drive tour on Oahu – let’s go!

Based on your feedback from the last scenic drive tour, I added narration throughout this video where we tour Oahu starting from the H3 freeway near the airport and end up in Hawaii Kai.  Listen in and let me know what you think! Want to see some other video features? Let me know in this

Narrated drive tour on Oahu – let’s go!2021-02-15T15:44:53-10:00