How to rent a unit in Hawaii

A comprehensive guide to renting in Hawaii We get a lot of questions about renting in Hawaii and in this video we took the following questions into account: Kristy, Kansas City mo How hard is it to get a place to rent without a job at first? I know we can't get a loan until

How to rent a unit in Hawaii2021-07-01T04:44:17-10:00

Buy a home in Hawaii instead of condo with high fees?

What's cheaper: a home or a condo with high maintenance fees? This came in from Jasin in Mexico City: I've noticed relatively high maintenance fees for condos and have also heard of tenants not paying them for such reasons. I imagine no one would advise not to pay their maintenance fees but essentially you could

Buy a home in Hawaii instead of condo with high fees?2021-07-01T04:44:21-10:00

Buying in Hawaii’s white-hot real estate market – a survival guide

Can you actually get your offer accepted to buy a home in Hawaii today? Park Lane Ala Moana Condos under construction. by Daniel Ramirez is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Image may have been resized or cropped from original. It's mid-2021 and right now Hawaii's real estate market is white hot. Many listings

Buying in Hawaii’s white-hot real estate market – a survival guide2021-06-30T08:42:37-10:00

Buying and Rentals – Living on an Island in Hawaii

Living on an Island Space on the islands is at a premium. It’s no wonder then that Oahu, with nearly a million residents, seems a bit small. There are other reasons the islands seem small. Parts of Hawaii are uninhabitable. Some hills have loose rock – and homes cannot be built there. Quite a bit

Buying and Rentals – Living on an Island in Hawaii2021-06-30T08:48:02-10:00

Best neighborhoods on Oahu?

What are the best neighborhoods on Oahu? Christina from Seattle asks: We are planning to move to Oahu this spring/summer. What neighborhoods with housing in the 1.5-3M range do mainland families with school aged kids typically flock towards? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other

Best neighborhoods on Oahu?2021-06-30T08:42:29-10:00

Should you spend time visiting all the islands before buying a home?

Visit all the islands before buying a home? Megan asks: Do you recommend clients spend extended time on all islands before deciding? The only island we haven't visited is the Big Island and aren't sure if we should make a decision before trying out Big Island. This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii

Should you spend time visiting all the islands before buying a home?2021-06-30T08:42:34-10:00

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 Hawaii2021-06-30T08:42:58-10:00

Rent for 3 months before buying a home in Hawaii?

Is it reasonable to plan to rent for 3+ months before buying? Ralph asked us this on the live show: Interested in renting single family home, view & pool on each island 3-4 months before buying our retirement home. Our move to Hawaii has been delayed by COVID so we're a bit anxious about how

Rent for 3 months before buying a home in Hawaii?2021-06-30T08:51:49-10:00

Hawaii Real estate: leasehold vs. fee simple differences

If you're going to buy real estate in Hawaii, you must know the difference between fee simple and leasehold properties. This video is the first of series on that topic and I give a quick overview. Watch the other home buying videos in this YouTube playlist. Buying a home, whether you’re living in Hawaii or

Hawaii Real estate: leasehold vs. fee simple differences2021-06-30T08:58:29-10:00

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 zones2021-06-30T08:42:33-10:00

What’s cost of building on a lot vs. buying a home in Hawaii?

What's cost of building on a lot vs. buying a home in Hawaii? Matthew asked this on the live show: How does the cost of building on a lot compare to buying a house? This short clip came from our Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live every other Friday on our Hawaii

What’s cost of building on a lot vs. buying a home in Hawaii?2021-06-30T08:42:37-10:00

Cost of renovation in Hawaii vs. Mainland?

Cost of renovation in Hawaii vs. Mainland? Linda from San Diego asks: Oahu has alot of older homes . If I purchase one, is the cost of renovation construction similar to mainland or significantly more. Single wall vs double wall. Termites? Insurance? The important stuff to be sure to know before buying that's specific to

Cost of renovation in Hawaii vs. Mainland?2021-06-30T08:43:26-10:00