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What price point on Maui does home buying competition thin out?

What price point on Maui does home buying competition thin out? Paul asked this on our live show: Is there a price point above which competition for a house decreases? This clip addresses that for the island of Maui. This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every

What price point on Maui does home buying competition thin out?2022-05-06T08:19:14-10:00

Living in Hawaii in Retirement – on a modest budget

Can you retire in Hawaii and live on a modest budget? Some studies put Hawaii as the most expensive place to live in the USA. How can you live here in retirement on a modest budget?  I review 5 different ways in this video. Do you have a question for me that you would like

Living in Hawaii in Retirement – on a modest budget2022-05-18T07:04:40-10:00

What price point on Oahu does home buying competition thin out?

What price point on Oahu does home buying competition thin out? Paul asked this on our live show: Is there a price point above which competition for a house decreases? This clip addresses that for the island of Oahu. This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every

What price point on Oahu does home buying competition thin out?2022-05-06T08:18:41-10:00

How much of advantage does paying cash give you?

Do all-cash deals have an advantage? Norm asks: How much of an advantage does paying cash for a home help? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday on our Hawaii Real Estate YouTube channel or our Living in Hawaii Facebook page Get educated about

How much of advantage does paying cash give you?2022-05-06T08:15:28-10:00

How strong is the real estate market right now?

How strong is the real estate market right now? The Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show always starts out with news and market updates.  We got into a good discussion about how strong the market is right now (4/29/22). This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every

How strong is the real estate market right now?2022-05-06T08:11:00-10:00

Why Taxes are High in Hawaii (and going higher)?

We got into a discussion about the high taxation in Hawaii and I thought it would be worthwhile to dive into the fundamentals of why taxes are high in Hawaii and why they will most likely be going higher, especially for visitors.  Let me know what you think!   Do you have a question for

Why Taxes are High in Hawaii (and going higher)?2022-02-22T06:21:29-10:00

Do Hawaii Locals Resent Visitors?

Kerrik of Roseville asked: Is there social stratification between the tourists and locals and do the locals resent this? Something has definitely changed in Hawaii. Local sentiment on tourists and the visitor industry has definitely changed toward the negative. Why is that?  I offer an explanation in this video and it's probably not what you

Do Hawaii Locals Resent Visitors?2022-02-08T08:04:40-10:00

Are There Good Fixer Uppers In Hawaii Real Estate?

Are There Good Fixer Uppers In Hawaii Real Estate? Adrian from New Jersey asks: Hi, my partner and are looking to invest in fixer upper homes/condos. Is there a market for that in Hawaii? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday on our Hawaii

Are There Good Fixer Uppers In Hawaii Real Estate?2021-10-05T07:49:41-10:00

Should You Buy A Leasehold Property?

Should You Buy A Leasehold Property? Alex from Augusta GA asks: I’m a single minimalist whose not opposed to a small but pleasant living space. I have a healthy savings and sufficient salary job lined up the end of summer (2021). I know I’ll want/need to buy a property sooner than later (as rates aren’t

Should You Buy A Leasehold Property?2021-10-05T07:48:49-10:00

Why the Big Island is a Bad Place for Criminals

At one of our live shows, Dylan shared a great story of theft and recovery which I really think you will enjoy. There's a deeper lesson here that you can apply in your community to make it a safer and reduce crime. Do you have a question for me that you would like answered on

Why the Big Island is a Bad Place for Criminals2022-01-25T06:09:17-10:00

Why Use A Hawaii Lender For Your Mortgage?

Why Use A Hawaii Lender For Your Mortgage? Jim and Cathy asked this question on the live show over YouTube: Regarding pre approval letters, IMHO they are only as good as the Lending Officer that issues it and how much homework on the borrower they have done. This short clip came from our Aloha Friday

Why Use A Hawaii Lender For Your Mortgage?2021-10-05T07:47:20-10:00

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