How Much Does Loan Pre-Approval Matter?

How Much Does Loan Pre-Approval Matter? Jim David asked this during our live show via YouTube: In the current Hawaii market, how much does loan "pre-approval" matter? Still valid for a month, six? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday on our Hawaii Real

How Much Does Loan Pre-Approval Matter?2021-10-05T07:45:51-10:00

How Our Offer Beat The Others But Wasn’t The Highest Bid

How Our Offer Beat The Others But Wasn't The Highest Bid Kinaya, who is a an alumni of the Islander Ohana, asks: I heard that a home was closed even though the offer was not the highest. Can you share some details about that story? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real

How Our Offer Beat The Others But Wasn’t The Highest Bid2021-10-05T07:44:34-10:00

Does Paying Above Asking Price Establish Higher Value?

Does Paying Above Asking Price Establish Higher Value? Tom from the UK asked us this on the live show via YouTube: Since people are paying above asking, does that then become the new "value" for that property? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday

Does Paying Above Asking Price Establish Higher Value?2021-10-05T07:40:15-10:00

When Was The Last Downturn In Hawaii’s Housing Market?

When Was The Last Downturn In Hawaii's Housing Market? Gil asked this during our live show via YouTube: When was the last time the housing market in Oahu actually went down, for how much and how long? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday

When Was The Last Downturn In Hawaii’s Housing Market?2021-10-05T07:39:09-10:00

Where Are There Bargain Condos On Oahu?

Where Are There Bargain Condos On Oahu? Ann and Tracy from California asks: I've seen some very nice condos/apartments on Oahu for sale at what seems to be incredible bargains. Are owners shying away from close-quarters due to COVID?. This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every

Where Are There Bargain Condos On Oahu?2021-10-05T07:36:41-10:00

Tips For 1st Time Hawaii Home Buyers

Tips For 1st Time Hawaii Home Buyers? Cindy asked us this question during the live show from Facebook: Do you have tips for 1st time buyers? This started a discussion were each of our experts gave their advice and I think you'll really like what came of it. This short clip came from our Aloha

Tips For 1st Time Hawaii Home Buyers2021-10-05T07:34:42-10:00

What Gives You The Edge When Buying Hawaii Real Estate?

What Gives You The Edge When Buying Hawaii Real Estate? At one of our live broadcasts, we talked about what makes the difference in getting your offer accepted and it's not what you might think. This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday on our

What Gives You The Edge When Buying Hawaii Real Estate?2021-10-05T06:40:18-10:00

Your Offer to Buy Doesn’t Have to Be the Highest Bid to Win

Your Offer to Buy Doesn’t Have to Be the Highest Bid to Win Our Oahu Expert Scott Startsman tells us the story of how an offer that was not the highest price was able to win the day. If you see today's market as challenging, this story will give you an important insight. This short

Your Offer to Buy Doesn’t Have to Be the Highest Bid to Win2021-10-05T06:37:45-10:00

Don’t Be The Worst Kind of Hawaii Resident

What's the Worst Kind of Person to Move to Hawaii? Some times we get these golden gems that spontaneously come up at a show and this time was one of them. Dylan shared a "public service announcement" where he talked about the worst kind of person that moves to Hawaii - and it's probably not

Don’t Be The Worst Kind of Hawaii Resident2021-11-08T06:34:51-10:00

How A Family Beat 10 Offers To Get Their Home On The Big Island

Story of How A Family Beat 10 Offers To Get Their Home On The Big Island On one our live shows, I asked our Big Island Expert Dylan Nonaka: Give us a story that illustrates the human factor that goes into closing on a Hawaii Real Estate Property. And he gave us a great story

How A Family Beat 10 Offers To Get Their Home On The Big Island2021-10-05T06:34:45-10:00

What Are The Best Areas On Oahu In Terms Of Resale Value?

What Are The Best Areas On Oahu In Terms Of Resale Value? Kirk asked this during the live show from our YouTube channel: What are you thoughts on the best area for Oahu resale value of a single family home? Kapolei or Ewa Beach vs. Kailua or Kaneohe area? This short clip came from our

What Are The Best Areas On Oahu In Terms Of Resale Value?2021-10-05T06:28:04-10:00

Is Hawaii too touristy?

Is living in Hawaii like being at a State Fair? We got this comment from Kerrik of Roseville: I talked to a friend who lived on the island of Maui for several months while helping to build a house for a client. I asked him if he would have liked to live there permanently and

Is Hawaii too touristy?2021-10-08T07:40:03-10:00