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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Doggy Day Care With A Flare In Kona, Hawaii

Just recently we added a new family member, Trixy, she’s a Fox Terrier/Chihuahua mix and what a cutie. Back in February we lost our 16 year old baby, Jack, who had a great life, but just succumbed to old age. … Continue reading

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Short Sale Fraud – Dont get Caught in This Scam

As the market is evolving, we are seeing a growing trend in sales that being the Short Sale or as some refer to the “The Long Painful Sale”.  All kidding aside, the new trend in the distressed market is the … Continue reading

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Market Conditions Creating Opprotunities for Real Estate Investors

The growing number of renters in the market combined with low home prices and historically low interest rates is creating a phenomenal opportunity for the real estate investor.  There are tremendous deals right now in the real estate market.  And … Continue reading

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Made in Hawaii Festival: Aug. 19 – 21, 2011

Made in Hawaii Festival, one of the biggest showcases for products made by local companies, starts Friday, Aug. 19th and runs through Sunday, August 21st. The festival will be held at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center and will have approximately … Continue reading

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Short Sale Forecast According to Industry Opinions

According to John Vella, COO of Equator, short sales will remain strong for the next several years. Said Vella, “Short sales will be very prominent over the next 2-3 years as foreclosure inventories increase and remain somewhat stagnant. The elongated … Continue reading

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Foreclosures Slow Down

If you have been out shopping for a bank foreclosure or REO lately you probably have noticed less and less of them on the market.  Why is this?  Well there could be several reasons for it. 1.  More buyers in the … Continue reading

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July Housing Scorecard Shows Home Price Improvement

The July edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard was recently released. The report showed continued strain from foreclosures and distressed homes, however, home prices improved slightly and as more homeowners secure mortgage relief, fewer borrowers filed for foreclosure in … Continue reading

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The Price Gap is Closing

Over the past couple of weeks, our office has experienced a significant up-tick in buyer behavior, and we aren’t the only ones! New listings in certain market categories, particularly REO’s, are getting 8-12 offers within the first 24 hours, the … Continue reading

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